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No disrespect to the Abbott World Marathon Majors and some great 26.2-mile runs right here in the good ole US of A, but there's no denying that having run a marathon in lion territory in South Africa or the snowy climes of Antarctica holds a certain, well, cache.Read More
Michael worked in concert with Marathon Tours & Travel to meet his goal, which would include running a marathon in Antarctica. However, he quickly realized the Antarctica Marathon had a four-year wait-list. He would save that feat for last.Read More
It took Gail White, 60, of Beaver Dam, three years to meet her goal of completing a marathon on all seven continents. On March 11, she stepped off a boat with more than 100 other runners on King George Island and ran in her final marathon on Antarctica.Read More
Tracy Hickman is relishing the warmer climates of Grey Lynn after returning from Antarctica having completed a marathon in snow and ice. In doing so, the 50-year-old become one of the first New Zealand women to complete a marathon on all seven continents and has a received a rare medal to show for it.Read More
Marathon Tours & Travel held its 18th Antarctica Marathon & Half-Marathon on March 10 and 11, 2017. Top overall finishers were recently announced. Read More
Dave Ventresca will be running his first marathon in honor of his wife My Luu. The 2017 Antarctica Marathon would have been My's seventh continent, which they registered for back in 2014. After losing his wife to a rare blood cancer in September 2015, he pressed forward to finish her quest along with her brother Sang Luu. Ventresca established the My Luu Memorial Fun and has successfully raised more than $26,000 in his efforts. Read More
Women's Running Magazine Patrice Malloy wasn’t always a runner. In fact after competing in the 440-yard and long jump for her high school track team one season, she quit. More than 10 years later, she gave running another try when a friend invited her on a triathlon relay team. Fast-forward to today, and the 57-year-old photographer and marketing consultant from Warner Springs, Calif., is a member of the Seven Continents Club—Half Marathon Division.Read More
When it comes to marathons, California's Bill Higgins has nearly done it all. The Californian has run marathons on all seven continents; completed marathons in all 50 states; and is a six-star finisher of the Abbott World Marathon Majors.Read More
One of the more accomplished athletes on the Big Island is a mailman you probably never heard of, a runner who has never won a race, but has a message that just might save someone’s life. Because of a strain of diabetes that runs through his family, and through him, Harvey Nakasone’s four-word message applies specifically to Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics, but more generally applies to anyone, not just those with high blood sugar levels. Read More
Running through pain, loss and illness is nothing new to marathon runner Don Ross. But running downhill against 60-mile-an-hour winds in Antarctica in mid-March was like nothing Ross had experienced before.Read More