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Posted 4/10/2013 at 5:56 PM by Debra

A very unique ornament and I was very happy with the quality and the care they took in shipping it!

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Marathon Christmas Ornament

Personalized Christmas Ornament


SKU: BR12007

The exact distance of the marathon race is 26 miles and 385 yards or 42.195 kilometers which is the distance from the Battle of Marathon to Athens from which Greek Pheidippides ran to announce that the Persians had been defeated. In memory of this historic event of pure exertion, there are over 500 marathon races around the world, with this road race becoming an Olympic event in 1896. Marathon training is a long process and pushes your body to the limit requiring a lot of stamina for recreational athletes to keep running. The fastest time has been by a Kenyan runner and is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Dimensions: 3 1/4" diameter
Material: Glass Ball
NOTE: This is not a toy. It is not suitable for children to play with.
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We personalize your ornament just the way you request, so please carefully review your information. Once your order is placed, we are unable to cancel, change personalization, combine orders or make exchanges.

Ornaments shown on our site are personalized, as examples only, so you can see where we put the words/names you give us. Some ornaments allow you to select hair or uniform color. If there is no color choice, it is not available on that particular ornament. We will do everything possible to catch any mistakes in spelling, etc., but are not responsible if we do as you request, and it is then not correct. The ornament you see above is the way it will look when you get it, except for the personalizing instructions you give us and any optional attributes you select.
I am committed to delivering our customers the greatest selection of unique, personalized Christmas ornaments and gifts on the internet! We have over 5000 Christmas ornaments to choose from, each personalized with a name or special greeting from you!
Sincerely, Dianne Weller — Owner,

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8/13/2015 - "I order from OrnamentShop year round. I love the variety of items and the decent prices. Laura T."

8/27/2015 - "These ornaments have become a tradition in my family. We love opening them and putting them on the trees before Christmas and the anticipation is always very high as is the satisfaction.Nancy M"

8/12/2015 - "I have purchased ornaments from this website for years. I keep coming back because you always have what I have in mind for the perfect gift! Debbie M."

5/21/2015 - "Today, I received the ten Christmas ornaments I ordered from you to give to my granddaughter. They are all representative of the children's books that I write and illustrate for her (just for her--I don't sell them). I can't tell you how thrilled I am with the quality of the ornaments. Everyone of them exceeded my expectations. I especially like the "cow jumping over the moon"--it's gorgeous. This particular book I'm writing right now is about a little boy who amusement park ride (rocket ship), lets loose, and he soars into space and becomes a little astronaut who is befriended by two little aliens. They have fun in space, joining the cow jumping over the moon, etc. That is why I ordered an astronaut, space ship, rocket ship, etc. to give to her when I give her the book. My friends can't believe you sell all these unusual quality ornaments. I wrote a book for her last year about an American girl who goes to visit her cousin in Ireland, and they set out to capture a leprechaun and be granted three wishes. It was such a coincidence that part of the story takes place in a mushroom house which is almost identical to the mushroom ornament that was in this order. That is why I requested "2014" be written on it. I also want to say that the personalization is beautiful and the packaging was perfect. They arrived all intact. Now, I'm sure I'll never package them to send to her like I received them, but I'll do my best. I live in Florida, and she lives in CT. I hope one day they will be passed down to her children. Again, thank you, thank you, thank you...I'm thrilled. Regards,Bernice S."

1/24/2015 - "I was searching for a Christmas ornament in memory of my beloved cat that passed away this past year. The site was easy to navigate, gave clear descriptions of the items as well as clear directions for personalization of the item selected. Only wish there was the option to have something personalized on the bck of the ornament since the site mentioned they would do this if there was not a place for the year on the front. (would love to have her birth date and death date on there.) Overall, very pleased with my shopping experience and look forward to receiving the ornament. Evelyn R."

8/31/2015 - "Hello. I Got my ornament back today with the changes I asked for. Absolutely love it!!! Thank you! You are one awesome company. Excellent ornaments!! Will buy again next year!! Thanks again so much!! Pam"

4/20/2015 - "Awesome! Loved all of the ornaments! They were amazing! Yona R."

8/11/2015 - "I have purchased from Ornament Shop in previous years and have always been very satisfied. The recipients were also pleased with the quality and attention to details. Pauline S."

8/14/2015 - "Just ordered for the eighth year running. Thank you for offering unique special ornaments every year. M.S. Murphy"

2/23/2015 - "Love the quality of your products and always purchase gift Christmas ornaments from OrnamentShop. I have never been disappointed in an item and my order is always timely and complete. I suspect that if I did have a problem that it would be resolved quickly and satisfactorily. Good customer service and a very user friendly web site. Marlene S."

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