Blog: Olly WehringFancy a marathon session?

Olly Wehring | 8 August 2014

Some readers will remember back in April that I ran the London Marathon. Those are the readers that I pestered for sponsorship, of course.

Even before I'd started the run (4hrs 38m, if you must know), I'd already decided that it'd be my first and last marathon. That said, I'm sorely tempted to come out retirement for this, the Riga Beer Marathon.

Taking place next weekend in the Latvian capital, the marathon offers runners "a possibility to visit 30 beer bars".

"Unlike other marathons," the site reveals, "there will be a possibility to use public transport."

Now, that's the kind of marathon I can get (back) on-board with

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