Marathon

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my 5th medoc marathon marion barral

Last Saturday I ran my 5th Medoc Marathon. We ran it as a team of 10. !the theme being this year “Tales & Legends”, we were dressed as little red winemakers (inspired from the little red riding hood…). This marathon is absolutely unique in the world as you get a chance to run in the
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Marion Barral at the finish line of the Médoc Marathon

I ran this year the Médoc Marathon for the fourth time (see my 1st, 2nd and 3rd time here). I gathered a great team of 8 runners, most of them running their first marathon, and we proudly represented my region, the Languedoc! Please find below my 2015 Médoc marathon photos & video:

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comment récupérer après un marathon how to recover from a marathon (infographie)

Many of us pay a lot of attention to the preparation of a marathon. But very often, delighted to be “finisher”, we do not pay any attention to the “after race” phases. This can me damaging in the long run, if you still want to be able to run in many years… You will find
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Que manger pour un MARATHON (infographie) / What to eat for a marathon (infographics)

Many of us wonder what to eat for a Marathon. Do I have to follow a specific diet? My piece of advice, illustrated below, address non professional runners like me, than are not looking looking to achieve any specific performance. Too many amateur runners focus on training, not taking enough care of nutrition, which, in
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31st Medoc marathon route map gps trace

31st Médoc marathon route map, France’s leading marathon after the one of Paris. Superlatives are missing to describe it: 10,000 runners 55,000 supporters 54 countries 53 orchestra 25 “oeno-sportive tests” 50 famous wine estates from Saint-Julien, Pauillac, Saint-Estèphe et Haut-Médoc Wine tastings, oysters, beef, cheese from the Pyrénnées…

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Marion Barral au marathon du Médoc

For those of you who follow my blog, you know probably that I have been running the Medoc marathon for three years now. This year I have ran it with a French agricultural coop, Terrena Poitou, and we were dressed as “happy gardeners”. Please find below some photos of this fabulous event. You will also
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10 tips to run the medoc marathon registration.

If you have never heard of the Médoc marathon, then you must imagine a classic marathon with 10,000 folks wearing some crazy costumes running and drinking wine… More than 30 châteaux, 50 music bands, 23 wine tastings plus some delicacies such as oysters, foie gras, entrecôte… Yes it is unique in the world, soooo French
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Médoc Marathon detailed Route Map 2014

30st Medoc marathon route map, France’s leading marathon after the one of Paris. Superlatives are missing to describe it: 10,000 runners 55,000 supporters 54 countries 53 orchestra 25 “oeno-sportive tests” 50 famous wine estates from Saint-Julien, Pauillac, Saint-Estèphe et Haut-Médoc Wine tastings, oysters, beef, cheese from the Pyrénnées…

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(infographics) 10 easy tips to prepare for your first marathon

I have always enjoyed running, but purely as an amateur, 4 or 5k just to keep fit and feel good. If you are like me and would like to run a marathon one day, then I suggest you follow these 10 easy tips to prepare for your first marathon. The thing is to focus on nutrition.
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