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International Marathon Tours

Running Marathons Internationally

Sophros Fitness likes to dream big. I believe that whatever you put your mind to, you can achieve. Running a marathon in itself is a challenging and rewarding goal, and I can help you reach that goal.

But I also know the power of running goes beyond just crossing a finish line. How exciting, then, to let your own personal marathon race be part of the human race.

marathon trainingMarathon running transcends the usual barriers of language, customs, and geography. When we lace up our shoes and pin our race numbers on our shirts, we are all in it together, all striving for the same goal of being the best we can be. Running a marathon in a foreign country gives you a unique perspective on yourself, your place in the world, and the common goals that join us together. Yes, crossing the finish line at a marathon is always an accomplishment, but it can be an even greater thrill to feel yourself part of a worldwide movement.

Why Book International Marathon Tours with T.J. Ford and Sophros Fitness?

  • T.J. Ford international marathon tour leader15 years of international travel and living abroad
  • Your major needs are taken care of so you can focus on your marathon
  • Comfortable, affordable and fun hotel and food arrangements
  • Exciting locations around the world – if you don’t see what you like, suggest something!
  • Well-organized trips that take into account the difficulties of traveling abroad
  • Contacts with local resources
  • Your tour guide’s ability to say “hello”, thank you” and “a beer, please” in over 10 different languages

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Marathon Tour for 2005 :: Dublin, Ireland

To foster a more global connection among runners, Sophros Fitness has a number of international marathon tours planned. This year, on October 31st, we’ll be at the starting line of the adidas Dublin Marathon in Dublin, Ireland. Your tour package will include airfare from the US, airport transfers, double-occupancy hotel room, marathon entry, and transportation to the starting line. Also included are some optional tours to sites of interest around Dublin. And no trip to Ireland is complete without a night at a pub listening to music and lifting a pint in celebration of your accomplishment! Please join me for this special trip in October.

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Marathon Tours for 2006

(Note: all dates are tentative and subject to change based on local and world events)

  • March: Barcelona, Spain
  • April: Lisbon, Portugal; Lyon, France
  • May: Vienna, Austria
  • June: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • August: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • October: Graz, Austria; Budapest, Hungary

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