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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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7/15/2015 - "Was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the ornaments and workmanship. The personalization was perfect and put on the ornaments with thoughtfulness to be sure they were centered and spelled correctly. I left the placement of the year up to them and again, was not disappointed. Great shopping experience from start to finish. Susan M"

8/14/2015 - "Have been ordering Special Ornaments for years and have loved every one of them. Carolyn B."

11/28/2014 - "I just received my order. Thanks. All of the ornaments are beautiful and perfectly personalized. They will certainly be enjoyed. Thank you so much. Happy Thanksgiving. Janet M"

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8/14/2015 - "Great ornaments and Selection! Always feel a beautiful job is done! Love to give your ornaments as gifts and I buy for myself also! Anonymous Respondent"

11/14/2015 - "Dianne - Placed my order on 11/11, all 10 ornaments were shipped on 11/12 and arrived at my home today, 11/14. Who could ask for better delivery service than that?? Love, love, love my angel & snowman choices this year!! For the 10th consecutive year, thank you!! Sandi"

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