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Marathons and Half-Marathons

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A place to share info on upcoming races, training programs, and tips and tricks to get you through your 26.2 (42.2 km) or 13.1 (21 km).

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  1. Florencio Vallinot
    VII Medio Maratón Navalmoral de la Mata “Memorial Valeriano Lombardía” http://ow.ly/f0ou306Uyg6Florencio Vallinot
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  2. ProducerVanessa Martinez
    Maratón de Valencia ¡Mi primer maratón!
    Maratón de Valencia ¡Mi primer maratón!Creía que el 20 de noviembre de 2016 no llegaría nunca, pero llegó y cuando el despertador sonó esa mañana, abrí los ojos y pensé: “¡¡Todo saldrá bien!!”Esta aventura empezó en verano, cuando me plantearon correr un maratón y pensé: “La verdad es...
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    Vanessa Martinez
    05/12/2016 #7 Vanessa Martinez
    #3 Gracias @Cepee Tabibian!! La próxima parada es el Maratón de Madrid ;)
    Vanessa Martinez
    05/12/2016 #6 Vanessa Martinez
    #1 Gracias @Javier beBee :D
    Javier beBee
    30/11/2016 #4 Javier beBee
    #3 @Cepee Tabibian @Vanessa Martinez hay que organizar una "beBee race" :-)
    Cepee Tabibian
    30/11/2016 #3 Cepee Tabibian
    Enhorabuena @Vanessa Martinez! Increíble, solo dos meses y 19 días de preparación y lo hizo en menos de 4 horas?! Un craaaackkk! Gracias por compartir tu experiencia. Cuando y donde es el próximo?? ;)
    Javier beBee
    30/11/2016 #1 Javier beBee
    ¡ enhorabuena !
  3. Cepee Tabibian

    Cepee Tabibian

    13/11/2016
    Athens Marathon here we go!!!! Cepee Tabibian
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    John Valledor
    15/11/2016 #14 John Valledor
    To those that say marathons are hard (they are) get out of the way of those doing them! Bravo for enjoying a favorite activity of mine. Congratulations!
    Tifany Rodio
    15/11/2016 #13 Anonymous
    Crack!!!!
    Jaime Labiaga Ferrer
    14/11/2016 #12 Anonymous
    epic!
    José Jordán de Urríes
    14/11/2016 #11 José Jordán de Urríes
    Impressive! Well done!
    Paul Burge
    14/11/2016 #10 Paul Burge
    Awesome picture!!! Congrats @Cepee Tabibian :))
    Adriana Bevacqua García
    14/11/2016 #9 Anonymous
    Woow!!!
    Gert Scholtz
    13/11/2016 #7 Gert Scholtz
    @Cepee Tabibian Well done Cepee on completing the marathon!
    Mamen Delgado
    13/11/2016 #6 Mamen Delgado
    Beautiful pic @Cepee Tabibian!!!
    mohammed khalaf
    13/11/2016 #5 mohammed khalaf
    I think all the good that can come from making these efforts
    Pascal Derrien 🐝
    13/11/2016 #4 Pascal Derrien 🐝
    the iconic race no better place safe run :-)
    Javier beBee
    13/11/2016 #3 Javier beBee
    @Cepee Tabibian great picture ! Enjoy it !
    Itziar Ruiz López
    13/11/2016 #2 Itziar Ruiz López
    Love it!!!!
    Lisa Gallagher
    13/11/2016 #1 Lisa Gallagher
    Ok, so it's the Athens Marathon, how cool!! Go @Cepee Tabibian, love the torch!! Buzz!!!
  4. ProducerNeil Smith

    Neil Smith

    20/10/2016
    MARATHON NUTRITION
    MARATHON NUTRITIONThis is one of those topics that people have paid a lot of attention to over the years and for much of that time the general consensus was that the secret to great performance lay in the amount of complex carbohydrates you could stuff into...
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    Neil Smith
    20/10/2016 #4 Neil Smith
    #3 That's a good example of a simplified version of most electrolitic drinks on the market. Water, Salt. Everything else tends to be garnish and marketing. The sleep thing caught me out this year as I had had a very busy few days in a new job so I was not remotely rested leading up to the event. The night before just put the tin hat on it. Thanks for the comment @Pascal Derrien 🐝
    Pascal Derrien 🐝
    20/10/2016 #3 Pascal Derrien 🐝
    Over 15km I bring water with Himalayan salt, sleep wise I am told it is not the night before the race/run that is important but the previous one that would determine or have an impact on the energy level :-)
    Neil Smith
    20/10/2016 #2 Neil Smith
    #1 Sometimes I think that my whole life is about getting back into training for something and eating better. Fortunately I set the bar quite low for both these ambitions so am seldom disappointed.
    Cepee Tabibian
    20/10/2016 #1 Cepee Tabibian
    Thanks for the info @Neil Smith! I'm tyring to get back to my training and figuring out (again) how to meal plan.
  5. Manuel J. Torti

    Manuel J. Torti

    01/10/2016
    Spain for runners
    Calendar for travelling through the country from one marathon to another
    Manuel J. Torti
    Marathon dates for runners in Spain | spain.info in english
    www.spain.info Calendar of popular races and international marathons in Spain. Useful dates for runners | spain.info in...
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  6. ProducerNeil Smith

    Neil Smith

    22/09/2016
    RUN DIRTY
    RUN DIRTYThis was the first in a series of running related articles for onlinesports.ie which was then posted on LinkedIn. Running is a sport that I love. On and off road. Up mountains or along long sandy beaches. The great thing about it is that a plodder...
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    Neil Smith
    22/09/2016 #4 Neil Smith
    #3 Wow. Thanks for the compliment @Anandhi Krishnan. It possibly seems more effortless than it was. Glad you liked the post.
    Anandhi Krishnan
    22/09/2016 #3 Anandhi Krishnan
    The benefits of running on different stretches and terrains brought out with a effortless (so it seems) description. Very informative post.
    Neil Smith
    22/09/2016 #2 Neil Smith
    #1 Absolutely @Pascal Derrien 🐝. Sometimes it is just great to take the mind off the numbers for a wee while.
    Pascal Derrien 🐝
    22/09/2016 #1 Pascal Derrien 🐝
    a good point it also helps to re connect the good self with the simple joy of running, event training can turn into self obsession very quickly :-)
  7. ProducerJared Wiese

    Jared Wiese

    18/09/2016
    Best Warm Up & Cool Down Stretches for Runners (using the Egoscue Method)
    Best Warm Up & Cool Down Stretches for Runners (using the Egoscue Method)This post comes from http://www.sonima.com/fitness/stretches-for-runners/.  It is best to watch this video for the great comments by Pete. Once you've familiar with the form, I also broke it out, listing each exercise and adding some quick tips for...
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    Jared Wiese
    22/09/2016 #4 Jared Wiese
    This may be a candidate for the Lifestyle Hive?
    Jared Wiese
    21/09/2016 #3 Jared Wiese
    Don't forget the links for motivation and dispelling myths:
    - Eliminating Running Injuries with Egoscue
    - The Key to Running Pain Free
    Jared Wiese
    18/09/2016 #2 Jared Wiese
    #1 Truth be told, I wanted to post on LinkedIn, but it didn't feel right.

    I have shared this with several people by e-mail... I figured it was time to go public!
    Don Graham
    18/09/2016 #1 Don Graham
    I never thought I'd see an article like this on beBee. Cool.
  8. ProducerKen Boddie

    Ken Boddie

    08/07/2016
    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 🏅
    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 🏅There we were, stumbling around the Gold Coast in the dark at 5.30am, her mum, myself, and of course 'my little girl'.  The fact that she's in her late twenties, married, and a successful career business women has nothing to do with the fact that...
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    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    29/09/2016 #51 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    #50 LOL... and how!
    Ken Boddie
    29/09/2016 #50 Ken Boddie
    #49 Count me in, Praveen. After all, grandad jokes are just grand, dad jokes. 🤗
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    29/09/2016 #49 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    #46 Any time, by my greying hair! ;) Grand-dad jokes anyone? :)
    Ken Boddie
    29/09/2016 #48 Ken Boddie
    #42 Thanks for the shares, John. 👍
    Ken Boddie
    29/09/2016 #47 Ken Boddie
    #44 We aim to please, Debasih. Many thanks!
    Ken Boddie
    29/09/2016 #46 Ken Boddie
    #43 I'll accept your gracious compliment also, Deb. But just as well I don't rise early very often. If I allowed the philosophical to take over, then who would bombard the rest of you with all these bad dad jokes? Well perhaps I can think of one or two dad joke diehards, eh @Praveen Raj Gullepalli, @Kevin Pashuk?
    Ken Boddie
    29/09/2016 #45 Ken Boddie
    #40 I thought you would relate to this post, Lisa. Thanks for the compliments.
    debasish majumder
    29/09/2016 #44 debasish majumder
    LOVELY POST. GREAT INSIGHT! ENJOYED READ Ken Boddie. thank you for sharing the post sir.
    Deb Helfrich
    28/09/2016 #43 Deb Helfrich
    "It doesn't matter how many times I watch the sunrise, each one is unique and heralds the start of each day with optimism, before our mental gymnastics diffuse this into a myriad of mankind's earthly moods."

    Some unusual morning exertions seem to benefit your philosophical side, @Ken Boddie And while there are lots of things our loved ones do, one of the most profound is getting us out of our own heads and routines - so we can take advantage of the fullness of life.
    John White, MBA
    28/09/2016 #42 John White, MBA
    Inspiring piece, @Ken Boddie. We have shared it on beBee's Facebook and LinkedIn page.
    Lisa Gallagher
    28/09/2016 #41 Lisa Gallagher
    Great story by @Ken Boddie
    Lisa Gallagher
    28/09/2016 #40 Lisa Gallagher
    What a wonderful story about 'your little girl,' @Ken Boddie! I'm so glad you posted a link on my buzz to this. You described the pre-race weather, dawning of the sun and yes, parental jitters so well. I understand the pride you spoke so eloquently of!! There is nothing like it in the world. When our kids are little we have such pride over every new accomplishment they make in life never realizing we will feel that way through out their entire lives. It's such a blessing. Good for your daughter, it's a big deal to run a half marathon, my son's wife participates in half marathons too. Her goal is to do a full this year. When you spoke of daddy's little girl, I could relate because I always get excited and yes, I worry when my son does these extreme races; as you noted, things can happen and parents never stop worrying about their children no matter how old they are. The early mornings are so much fun (even though I'm not an early morning person), and your description of the morning says it all!! Love your line, "The things we do for our kids - the things they do to themselves - but there again, the things they can achieve!" Yes, the things we do and we'd do it all over again, wouldn't we?!! I really enjoyed reading this Ken. Good for you and your wife. Your daughter is beautiful, by the way!
    Nick Mlatchkov
    13/07/2016 #39 Anonymous
    #38 u bet!
    Ken Boddie
    12/07/2016 #38 Ken Boddie
    #37 They crawl with our help, then they walk by our sides, then they run to seek their own race. Enjoy your time together, @Pascal Derrien 🐝.
    Pascal Derrien 🐝
    12/07/2016 #37 Pascal Derrien 🐝
    Long distance runners see races and HM and FM as a social events even though you are alone in the effort there is almost a mystical communion between all runners I run on my own mainly but see races as a disco for runners I am pretty sure your little girl was proud to have you around , my 10 year old little man did his first 5k race with me the other day when he raised money for a friend who cerebral palsy but one day he will be faster than me and maybe we will do a marathon together.....it is true that you were you are alone but rarely lonely..... :-)
    Ken Boddie
    10/07/2016 #36 Ken Boddie
    #35 Welcome to beBee, Daria. 👍
    Daria Ipaviz
    09/07/2016 #35 Daria Ipaviz
    Beautifully written Ken
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    09/07/2016 #34 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    #33 Hahaha, Ken.. You can call me Dl if you like I have a couple business associates and friends who do! You have brought back memories.... I am known by my first name by many, "Donna-Luisa" !
    Ken Boddie
    09/07/2016 #33 Ken Boddie
    #32 Ha ha well done @Donna-Luisa Eversley . But how does DL sound from now on?
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    09/07/2016 #32 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    Tag and keep me in the loop guys
    Sometimes we need more tries
    Keep me smiling with your stories
    I like sharing all your glory..
    If you cannot tag today
    Frederico will not send you away
    Just keep him in the loop, or I'll miss your daily scoop
    @ken Boddie @Dean Owen, @Frederico Alvarez San Martin :-)
  9. ProducerNeil Smith

    Neil Smith

    14/09/2016
    Dublin Marathon. A Love Story.
    Dublin Marathon. A Love Story.This was originally written for an Irish sports website and subsequently posted on LinkedIn.I am a pretty keen runner and over the years have taken part in a few marathons. When people find this out I am sometimes asked which I would consider to...
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    Neil Smith
    14/09/2016 #4 Neil Smith
    #3 Thanks very much Cepee. I would say "See you there" but I'll just be another baldy head in the crowd. Enjoy the craic in Dublin.
    Cepee Tabibian
    14/09/2016 #3 Cepee Tabibian
    @Neil Smith absolutely loved this. Guess I'm putting Dublin on my 2017 running list. :) I've only done a handful of races but my experience has been as you said, the crowd makes the race. Just a kind gesture, a wave, a smile, someone shouting our your name /number, or just the presence of people alone can give you the mental strength you need in that moment to keep on truckin when all you really wanna do it give up.
    Neil Smith
    14/09/2016 #2 Neil Smith
    Thanks @Pascal Derrien 🐝. You may have to translate the "keep er lit" for the international audience.
    Pascal Derrien 🐝
    14/09/2016 #1 Pascal Derrien 🐝
    Great read , Keep er lit :-)
  10. Cepee Tabibian

    Cepee Tabibian

    11/08/2016
    Enough with the life hacks. Embrace it. Cepee Tabibian
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  11. ProducerMarietta Gentles Crawford
    Is It Time to Push Through or Move On?
    Is It Time to Push Through or Move On?It took five years, seven hours, and six minutes to complete my first (and only) marathon on November 3, 2013. Sure, the five years wasn’t the  actual  race, but the time spent making it possible counts just the same.That unforgettable day almost...
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    Lisa Gallagher
    12/08/2016 #7 Lisa Gallagher
    #6 @Marietta Gentles Crawford, as an outsider looking in and hearing what my son went through emotionally to become a triathlete, particularly his fear of swimming in open water I can understand. I once wrote a blog about it. Whenever you commit to a sport that requires a lot of physical energy, there are many fears involved, even letting your team mates down. I'm glad you were able to work past your fears too! You brought up a great point, it's OK to let go of something that may have felt important at the time if it no longer makes you happy. It's healthy to realize this and move onto something new without any guilt!
    Marietta Gentles Crawford
    12/08/2016 #6 Marietta Gentles Crawford
    #2 Thanks so much, @Lisa Gallagher! It truly was a roller-coaster ride. It's weird how far away it seems now, although I can still vividly remember how emotional I felt at the start line on top of the bridge. Indeed, it was really a battle to get there. It was more a mental experience that it was physical. Glad to have been able to work past my fears and self-limitations. I hope this can help others do the same--even if it means letting go of something that no longer makes them happy.
    Marietta Gentles Crawford
    12/08/2016 #5 Marietta Gentles Crawford
    #3 Thanks so much, Cepee!
    Marietta Gentles Crawford
    12/08/2016 #4 Marietta Gentles Crawford
    #1 You summed it up perfectly, @Deb Helfrich. I think it's spot on when you talk about paying attention to your feelings. That truly is key. As crazy as the journey was, it was my feelings that guided me to "push through." Thank you for taking the time comment.
    Cepee Tabibian
    11/08/2016 #3 Cepee Tabibian
    Great post!
    Lisa Gallagher
    11/08/2016 #2 Lisa Gallagher
    @Marietta Gentles Crawford, so glad you shared your story about running in the NYC marathon! Thats a big deal. I can only imagine the obstacles you faced that weren't mentioned as well. I think for myself, not finishing something is facing regret, something I'm familiar with and have learned valuable lessons from. Great post!
    Deb Helfrich
    10/08/2016 #1 Deb Helfrich
    @Marietta Gentles Crawford - thanks for sharing your marathon journey! It is the case that the goals in life worth pursuing will often seem like the very worst thing we should do at any given moment on the path to the ultimate achievement. And it is only within our own hearts that we can truly decide to stick with it or redirect our energies into another goal.

    I often use the same strategy of imagining fully what I'd be doing as an alternative if I quit - and I pay attention to the feelings that arise as the guide to the decision.
  12. Cepee Tabibian

    Cepee Tabibian

    19/07/2016
    Hands down best running tours in the world! Morocco, Kenya, Patagonia, Europe, USA. If you love to travel and love to run check this out to find out more.
    Cepee Tabibian
    Home
    www.roguexpeditions.com Unforgettable Running Adventures Find a...
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  13. Cepee Tabibian

    Cepee Tabibian

    19/07/2016
    Don't let the summer heat stop you from running.
    Cepee Tabibian
    5 Ways to Survive Running in Summer Heat & Humidity
    www.runninginaskirt.com Running in heat and humidity can be tough.  Here are my best ways to survive the hot summer running season.   Hello! Hello! I thought I'd combine two of my loves for the post today: weather and running!  As a...
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  14. David Gomes

    David Gomes

    12/07/2016
    The 7 Best Things You Can Do For Your Body
    David Gomes
    The 7 Best Things You Can Do For Your Body
    www.fytso.com The best things for your body are surprisingly simple, and not too hard to incorporate into your...
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    David Gomes
    22/07/2016 #5 David Gomes
    #2 Thanks
    Justin Thomas
    18/07/2016 #3 Justin Thomas
    Agreed. As a sports physiologist my role is to help my athletes reach and maintain peak performance and fitness. I always stress that we need to treat the mind and body to succeed. Thanks for sharing.
    Sara Mateos-Aparicio Orozco
    18/07/2016 #2 Sara Mateos-Aparicio Orozco
    Nice buzz! Welcome to the hive :-)
    Cepee Tabibian
    18/07/2016 #1 Cepee Tabibian
    Great list! Welcome to beBee!!!
  15. Cepee Tabibian

    Cepee Tabibian

    05/07/2016
    Cepee Tabibian
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  16. ProducerJeremy Weaver

    Jeremy Weaver

    30/06/2016
    Why I Think of These Guys During Every Boston Marathon, and Why You Should Too
    Why I Think of These Guys During Every Boston Marathon, and Why You Should TooCan a middle aged man, post heart trouble, with a special needs son run the Boston?  If you asked Dick Hoyt, the father, his answer would be, “Yes you can!”  In fact, he has run 72 marathons, including 6 Iron Man Triathlons, all while pushing his...
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    Jeremy Weaver
    30/06/2016 #6 Jeremy Weaver
    #3 Thank you @Lisa Gallagher.
    Mamen Delgado
    30/06/2016 #5 Mamen Delgado
    So powerful @Jeremy Weaver!! Thanks thanks thank you for bringing us this incredible story.
    Lisa Gallagher
    30/06/2016 #3 Lisa Gallagher
    A story of a man who runs marathons inspired by Rick and Dick Hoyt who did both Marathons and Ironman Competitions. Rick Hoyt is Dick's son and has cerebral palsy. Please read, this story is very inspiring by @Jeremy Weaver
    Lisa Gallagher
    30/06/2016 #2 Lisa Gallagher
    @jeremy weaver this is awesome! I can see why Rick and Dick Hoyt have inspired you and yes, I did cry. My son is an Ironman and will be competing again in July and September- his motivation, his father! My son's dad ruptured both patellar tendons and was told he'd never walk again without assistance. My son was traumatized by this but turned the trauma into something positive by beginning to run in Marathon's first, then deciding to overcome his fear of swimming in open water so he could compete in Triathlons. He runs for his dad who is walking without assistance but can't do much of what he used to, like biking for one- something the two of them shared for years. I have seen other fathers like Dick Hoyt during Ironman Boulder in 2014 running, biking and swimming with their disabled children and I watch in awe because that takes so much endurance and mental endurance as well. I'm happy you love to run and wishing you much success. This was very moving and I love when people share stories behind 'the story.' Best of luck to you in all your endeavors with being a Marathon runner! I'm posting this in the Ironman hive created by @Federico Álvarez San Martín which I co-administrate. If you know of others with stories that relate to Triathlons or Ironman Competitions please share to the Ironman (spanish hive) Would sure appreciate!! Thank you for sharing this.
    Myrna França
    30/06/2016 #1 Myrna França
    Hi @Pamela L. Williams,where having?
    Exercícios e sempre bem vindo sim.lindo,não a força das pessoas que tem deficiência?
    Abraço.😏
  17. Cepee Tabibian

    Cepee Tabibian

    04/07/2016
    Run harder, faster, stronger on plants.
    Cepee Tabibian
    How a Plant-Based Diet Can Make You Fitter, Faster and Happier - No Meat Athlete
    www.nomeatathlete.com You’re not here to be preached to. And I’m not here to preach. In fact, I’ll come right out and say that a plant-based diet might not be for you. But I’ll also say this: You won’t know until you try. And the potential benefits are enormous: Weight...
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    Cepee Tabibian

    04/07/2016
    Love him and his message. A podcast for anyone interested in fitness, wellness, entrepreneurship, art, endurance sports, etc.......
    Cepee Tabibian
    Podcast | Rich Roll
    www.richroll.com
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    Cepee Tabibian

    04/07/2016
    Looking for an exciting race? Come run the Athens Marathon in Greece. From the town of Marathon to The Panathinaiko Stadium. Inspired by the historical route. November 16th, 2016.

    http://www.athensauthenticmarathon.gr/index.php?lang=en
    Cepee Tabibian
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    Nick Mlatchkov
    15/07/2016 #1 Anonymous
    Undoubtedly it's the oldest in the world ...