13 responses

  1. Bridgette
    December 3, 2014

    Love your running vest!!! Where is it from and what is it made of?

    • Meghann
      December 3, 2014

      It’s Brooks!

  2. AndreaClaire
    December 3, 2014

    For Switzerland, that is a flat race! I mean, the Jungfrau Marathon has an elevation change of roughly 1500 meters (about 1 vertical mile).

    Enjoying the updates. Sounds like you guys had a great time.

  3. Linda @ TheFitty
    December 4, 2014

    May I just say that the finish line looks beautiful with the spotted red? 🙂
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  4. Susie @ SuzLyfe
    December 4, 2014

    I would love to run an international race! (also, holler for GTech, and really like that vest). That trip up the mountain would have been totally worth the scary drive. And so would the escargot!
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  5. Courtney
    December 4, 2014

    Switzerland looks so beautiful! What a great picture of you and Derek!
    I did the Berlin Marathon this year and definitely agree that converting to km is basically impossible once you are tired. At first I liked seeing the km markers more frequently than I would have seen mile markers, but by 30km I was over it 🙂
    Berlin also served hot tea during the race which I really liked! But the plastic cups they used were hard not to trip on!
    And P.S. Your vest is really cute. Is that Brooks?
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    • Meghann
      December 4, 2014

      Yep! It’s Brooks!

  6. Kaci @ Running the Next Step
    December 4, 2014

    I’m so jealous! A foreign race is on my bucket list too. Looks like an awesome day!

  7. sara@runninginpinkproject
    December 4, 2014

    I am so jealous of this trip, I cannot even tell you. Perfection!
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  8. Molly Rose
    December 4, 2014

    Gorgeous picture of the two of you out at dinner!

    Running a race internationally– on my bucket list now!
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  9. Amy
    December 4, 2014

    Do international races give a finishers medal? Way to go!

  10. Marjolaine RAPOG
    December 5, 2014

    Ah ah ah! I am French and now lives in California. So, it’s funny to see how you were surprised with how things work for races in Europe. And, also, your little maths to convert km to miles! I actually started getting serious about running when I was living in NYC so I directly started with miles. But, when I speak about running with my husband (also French), he is talking in km. It’s getting confusing. And I ran races in France (after coming back from NYC), so in km. And I was confused… even if I am French. I know it’s weird!
    Also, races in France start so late!! I don’t like it either. But, I think it’s due to the fact in Europe people are not early-risers as you are in the USA.

    Anyway, congrats for your first race in Europe 🙂
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  11. AndreaClaire
    December 5, 2014

    I’d attach this to my previous comment but comment problems… 🙂

    As you have friends in Switzerland and may some day be back, there is a half-marathon in Basel that takes you through Switzerland, France and Germany (http://3laenderlauf.org/) and a Full Marathon that takes you around part of Lake Constance through Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (http://www.sparkasse-3-laender-marathon.at/) – the half-marathon on that one only takes you through Germany and Austria. One race, three countries? That would be a good story, right?

    Cheers!

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