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2013-10-12 12:23 PM

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Subject: Local Marathon, Half and relay
For anyone interested the township I work for is hosting the inaugural Deja Vu Marathon on 11-9-13.

Ok, so why do this race??? Good question. Because it is different and here's why:

The entire course is run on a 1 mile loop of closed, paved, flat walking trail. Yup, 1 mile. You'll run the same loop 26 times. Why would you do this??? Well think about the family support, think about the availability of race support, your own nutrition available every loop, port-a-potties, photo opportunities... Besides, where else could you try something so unusual... Perhaps best of all, this could be the best possible scenario for a new Personal Record and the bragging rights that go with it!

Come on out and support our parks and recreation programs.

The race site is located in suburban Montgomery County, about 18 miles north west of Philadelphia and about 25 miles south east of Allentown. Easy access from the turnpike, 309, 202 and 422.

Thanks, Hope to see you there,

2013-10-21 3:40 PM
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Subject: RE: Local Marathon, Half and relay
Wow. Sold out already! Sounds like an interesting concept.
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