I have run a remote marathon on all 7 continents.
Did you know it takes 42 Russian sailors to crew a ship to Antarctica for 100 marathon runners? They work 12 hour shifts for wages in a depreciating Rubal.
AUSTRALIA OUTBACK MARATHON
Did you know the Aborigines believe if a photo is taken of them their spirit remains on earth…thus not pictured here?
KILIMAJARO, MARATHON Tanzania, Africa
Did you know that many porters climb a nearly 20,000 mountain in tattered clothing and shoes worn through for $5 a day. If inclement weather hits they are risking their lives in hopes to feed their families.
GALAPAGOS ISLAND MARATHON, South America
Did you know there’s an American married to a Galapian that puts on a yearly marathon to give people a natural experience of the Galapagos and a desire to preserve it from the invading commercial tourism?
TOKOYO MARATHON , Japan
Did you know I was more lost in the mass concrete and milling millions of people in Tokyo than any remote ends of the earth marathon.
PARIS, MARATHON Europe
Did you know I cannot read French? Those bottles that looked like water were actually VITAMIN water. My skin turned orange and I smelt like a carrot for weeks after this marathon. Ouch to running over cobblestones!
Did you know I also ran the Midnight Sun Marathon in Alaska? And The Catalina Marathon.,The Tahiti Half Marathon, and 5 Half Ironmans. The list will remain open ended because there is a world of experience just waiting to be tried, at any age and at any pace.
The LOS ANGELES MARATHON, USA
Did you know this is where it all began? Living in a populated area can actually be a lonely and remote experience. Though among so many people, you hardly know each other’s names, let alone anything about each other. We ,so often, hardly make eye contact.
I set out to change that for myself. I literally RAN around the world. It quickly became less about PRs and more about the experience. Not how fast I ran, or how far I went, but the cultures and people I got to meet. It started the healing from a divorce and rebuilt a reason to live . I keep a blog carenware.wordpress.com It’s kind of look where I ran, look who I ran into, look what I learned. Running has literally changed my life and enhanced its experience in ways worth sharing. And I got to meet YOU.
I had the privilege to make a difference in the lives of these Hispanic kids living in the ‘hood’ in LA. They made a difference in me.
They had drive and desire and wanted to run…fast. They became High School State Champions and all got college scholarships and are now graduates! I wanted to come back and tell them about other people who had plights. I came back knowing I had to do something that would help real needs for real people. Change to: really help real people with real needs.
I, Caren Ware , am a USA Track & Field hurdler, heptathlete (7 combined events: 200m,800m, hurdles, long jump, high jump, Shot put , and javelin), and Steeplechase runner. I have won 13 National Championship Masters Titles and 2 World Championships. I climb, hike, bike, ski, and trail run. Jackson Hole ,Wyoming has my heart, but I love all the remote corners of the earth. I time events in California, Hawaii, Wyoming and all over the world. I can think of nothing more fulfilling than meeting you on this adventure called life.
Coming soon is my book, FINDING FIT, a lifetime of running away from things, after things , and into people. It’s quite a story you won’t want to miss.