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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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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.
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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."

10/11/2014 - "I love being able to have the ornaments I order for my grandchildren personalized with their names and the year. From the time they are born until they are 18, I have made it a tradition to get each of them their own ornaments. The older kids already look forward to digging out their ornaments "from Grandma" every year! Louisa F."

10/24/2014 - "Great high quality ornaments! I purchase these every year for our clients who purchase homes from us. They love them! Deb C."

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"

5/16/2015 - "They have a very nice selection and the quality is good. Leeann P."

7/15/2015 - "I got the ornament today!!!! I can' believe it, this is wonderful. Tell everyone involved how much every effort was appreciated! i was hoping for Friday but Wednesday---this is FANTASTIC! What great customer service! the ornament is perfect and I'm sure the couple will love it! I will continue to buy my wedding gifts from your company and will spread the word of what great service you provide. I promise to order earlier next time too! Thank you so much! One Happy customer! Deb R."

11/23/2014 - "I ordered ornaments last year. They were beautiful, well received and the reason I ordered again this year. Last year I ordered the stockings and this year mostly snowmen. I also put in a second order this year and am waiting for them to arrive. All are wonderful. I am very satisfied. Thank you. Angel P."

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