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Seven Continents Club (SCC) Member and Six Star Finisher hopeful, Claudine Nicholas has already completed 75 half marathons, 14 full marathons and has collected more than 180 running medals and awards over the last ten years. "The moment I learned about Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT), I signed up to become an SCC member. I’m on the list for Antarctica, and my goal is to run both half-marathons and marathons on all seven continents. With MTT, my goal is easier to obtain, plus I have the pleasure to meet other like-minded runners from around the world. MTT is my dream team behind the scenes helping make my dreams come true!" Read More
More than 40 years ago, the founder of Marathon Tours & Travel understood how enjoyable it was to run races around the world. Now, they take individuals and couples who love running to global destinations for 10Ks, half-marathons, and marathons.Read More
Brunch with Boston Buddies Vince Varallo and Marathon Tours & Travel President Jeff AdamsRead More
Jackie Joseph of Independence Township has found when runners achieve their first marathon, they either mark it off their bucket list, never to run so far again, or they keep going. Joseph is in the second camp, completing 62 marathons all over the world after her first one in Detroit in 2001.“I love the sense of accomplishment. I couldn’t wait to go again,” said Jackie, a pharmacist.Read More
Dangling from Lichu Sloan's fingers, the oval medal depicts all the continents and oceans of the globe as backdrop to two silhouetted marathon runners. The words across the top read "Seven Continents," and the word across the bottom says "Finisher." Sloan isn't finished. Not even close.Read More
Imagine running a 13-mile course in crisp temperatures between 15 F and 34 F minus the wind chill and against 35 mph winds while maintaining your footing along the muddy terrain, all for the sake of saying you “did it.” You may ask why someone would aspire to complete such an onerous task voluntarily. Carmel residents Dr. Matthew and Holly Abbott share why they chose to make the voyage to Antarctica and what they have taken away from this unique and truly awesome experience only a small percentage of humans are willing and able to accomplish.Read More
In addition to her regular job, Rubinstein works on a contractual basis for Marathon Tours & Travel. "Using a travel agency is the best way to go for dong what I have done. They can help you find the hotels that are at the starting line or finish line; and they can help you with other logistics of the race," said marathoner Catherine Rubinstein.Read More
The resulting social media recognition could also prove irresistible. Jeff Adams, president of specialist global running travel agency Marathon Tours & Travel, acknowledges that overseas races can be viewed as a status symbol: “If you’re posting a picture because you’re running a marathon in a different country, there’s a definite wow effect.”Read More
THERE ARE TIMES AS AN RW STAFFER when you have to take one for the team, and times when you strike it lucky. My trip to do a half marathon in Chile last year was a combination of both. I’ll give you the spoiler right now, in case you want the short version: it is a race for the intrepid amateur, the average-but-adventurous runner; and it is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before or are likely to again. It’s one continuous Kodak moment (younger readers should ask their parents), and you should insert it somewhere near the top of your bucket list.Read More
Great ideas can strike at the most unexpected moment, and that was certainly the case with The Royal Gazette Bermuda Triangle Challenge. While taking a shower 13 years ago, Thom Gilligan had a spark of an idea that quickly caught the imagination of others and led to the first three-race combined competition in 2008. Read More