CHAS­ING A VA­CA­TION

‘Run-cations’, in which va­ca­tions are com­bined with marathon par­tic­i­pa­tions, are slowly be­com­ing a pre­ferred way of trav­el­ling for sev­eral peo­ple across the coun­try; we speak to a few about their ex­pe­ri­ences

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Lifestyle - Shradha Sha­hani ■ shradha. sha­hani@ hin­dus­tan­times. com

When­ever a marathon is or­gan­ised, the city wit­nesses a good turnout of run­ners, who en­thu­si­as­ti­cally par­tic­i­pate in the event.

But there are a few who like go­ing the ex­tra mile, quite lit­er­ally. A new trend, ‘run-cation’, un­der which peo­ple plan their va­ca­tions around marathons out­side the ci­ties they live in, is grad­u­ally mak­ing a mark in the tourism sec­tor. We speak to a few of such peo­ple for whom marathons turn into full-fledged va­ca­tions, around the globe.

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