發表於 2013-4-30 00:59:09
One of the Top 10 places to run a marathon recommended by Lonely Planet.|
Most elite athletes don’t touch alcohol, so it’s hard to imagine a marathon where boozing forms an integral part of the race. But when you’re running around the Bordeaux region of France, it somehow makes perfect sense. Passing through 53 vineyards without stopping for a tipple obviously seemed like an impossible task, so the organisers decided to embrace the regional culture and introduced wine stops every couple of kilometres. Oysters and foie gras are served as accompaniment.
Three-quarters of the competitors run in fancy dress, presumably so nobody can see who’s the worst for wear at the finishing line.