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Annual Cancun marathon takes place on Saturday

Cancun, Mexico.
Cancun, Mexico. Image by Carey Akin / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Mexican resort of Cancun is usually somewhere visitors head to for relaxing on the Caribbean beaches, but this weekend around 2500 people will be taking part in something a little more active – the resort’s 30th annual marathon. The scenic course will take runners through Cancun’s main hotel area as they cope with the heat and humidity to win cash prizes. Non-runners can enjoy associated events including a massive cake provided by the marathon organizers to celebrate the occasion. Read more: mexiconewsnetwork.com