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Marathon Bucket Lists

The first three results are bucket lists I added to this Collection. They are not necessarily my choices but I hope it gives you the information you need. First on my bucket list was Big Sur. And everyone loves NY. After that, well, it's pretty subjective.  

View While Running the Big Sur Marathon

View While Running the Big Sur Marathon

Bring Your iphone along when running Big Sur to capture views like these. #bsim

Joshua Metzger
When running the Big Sur Marathon, you get treated to views like this one. Believe me it inspires you to keep going.

New York City Marathon

The official web site of the world's largest marathon. Contest and hotel information. Course map, merchandise, training, history and application form.

Joshua Metzger
Nothing beats NY for excitement. Coming over the 59th Street Bridge and hearing the roar of the crowd may be one of the best sports moments I ever had.

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon
Joshua Metzger
I ran San Diego years ago. For a rock and roll name, it had surprisingly little music along the course. Not as nice a course as you would hope for from a beautiful city

The Latest in Marathon One-Upmanship: Have You Ever Run From a Rhino?

ENTABENI SAFARI CONSERVANCY, South Africa-In the pink post-dawn light, nearly 300 runners stretched and limbered up, some nervously chattering, some focusing silently on the task ahead-running 26.2 miles in a game reserve filled with the five most-difficult African species to hunt: rhinoceros, leopard, buffalo, elephant and lion.

Joshua Metzger
This is not on my bucket list of marathons. Certainly different.

When To Work Out Post-Marathon

There's a reason a finish line is often used as a metaphor for the conclusion of a particular journey-it is the ultimate endpoint. Unfortunately for marathoners, says Miriam Wasmund, a Brooklyn-based Tier 3+ trainer and instructor, "while you are through the longest and most grueling part of the process, your work is not done."

Joshua Metzger
My best tips for post-marathon recovery: don't overeat, and take an ice bath.
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