Marathon du Médoc

Puntillo, Kimi
February 2006
Forbes Asia;2/27/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p64
The article focuses on le Marathon du Médoc, a 26.2-mile race and wine tasting tour through the most famous vineyards in France. Rest stops along the route serve participants with refreshments such as oyster and grilled beef while musicians serenade as they pass. Its registration form discourages applications from persons obsessed with speed records or from any one sad, unfriendly or stressed out. Majority of the runners participate in costumes. INSET: On Your Marques.


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