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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.
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Sincerely, Dianne Weller — Owner,

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6/26/2015 - "I like having an ornament for each year. I started purchasing an ornament for my granddaughter's first Christmas and have continued each year for her and also for my second granddaughter. Both of them will be big sisters this year so I got them each of them an ornament. I only know the name and sex of one of my new grand-babies, so I will be ordering more once they both get here.Lyndal S."

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1/6/2015 - "Excellent quality and great attention to detail. The personalization was spot on. Great gift and just as expected. Very pleased and recommend. Hard to find company that stands behind their product! Jennifer"

7/4/2015 - "Everything was exactly what I expected. Very quick delivery. Will definitely continue to shop here for my ornaments. Thank you. Pauline St.O."

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10/20/2014 - "Found exactly what I needed. Purchased a glass "Bean" ornament and was able to have it personalized. Very happy! Debbie R."

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