Running a marathon is a big feat; whether it be finally crossing the finish line, wearing the medal, or simply the experience of travelling to a new city. I’ve seen many cases where capturing those memories has been neglected, or the thought replaced by a stronger focus on the race ahead.
I’ve recently connected with a company called Travelshoot; which links travelers with local trusted photographers. Travelshoot has three packages; a 1, 2 or 4-hour experience which includes the high resolution digital images at no hidden costs.
The company is unique in the way that the photographer has local knowledge and knows where to go for the best shots- something that we may be lacking in, especially when we are often on the move. Travelshoot also delivers samples of the shoot within 48 hours, and the full album is available within a week.
Travelshoot is personal; you are paired with a photographer which you speak directly with to discuss your needs and the kind of photos you are after.
You are able to view samples of the photographers work as well as their profile. Once Travelshoot have arranged the specifics and itinerary with you, all you need to do is show up in the right place at the right time!
I see it as a great opportunity fo unners to get some high resolution images in the city travelled to; whether it involves running, friends made along the way or famous sights.
To book your Travelshoot in time for your next marathon, click on this link to go to our partner page on their website.
We will also be incorporating some Travelshoot photo opportunities into your favrourite marathon itineraries.
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Fran, I do want to thank you for all your efforts and the great service that you provide, something that is unfortunately few and far between these days. Rest assured I will be back in the future as you provide wonderful customer se more
It was nice to meet you both in Berlin and thanks for your excellent organisational skills and enthusiasm! more
BTW you have been for two years now the best adventure agent. more
Just wanted to say thank you so much for making our Great Wall Marathon experience amazing. We had such a great time we wish to do it again next year. more
You are incredibly kind. I have never known such attention to detail and care for a client. Many, many thanks. more
I really enjoy how easy this has been getting organised, considering the challenges imposed by time zones. Talk soon. more
I just wanted to say a big thank you for organising our recent trip to Hawaii for the Maui Warrior Challenge. We had a terrific time and everything went off smoothly. The event itself was fantastic and I would recommend it to anyon more
Thank you for such a magnificent life experience, a great event. more
Fran - Just a few words to thank you for organising my trip to Tanzania. Both the half-marathon and the ascent to the Kilimanjaro summit went very well. I will be looking at doing something similar in 2016 with a different destination. more
I just wanted to say thanks so much for organising the trip. You and your husband were the consummate professionals. I will definitely use you guys again. more
I just returned from the Great Wall Marathon and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for doing an amazing job of organising the most incredible marathon ever. Your energy and enthusiasm was contagious and set the stage more
Thank you for sending all that information through. Has been super convenient and easy to go through you guys instead of trying to do it ourselves. Really looking forward to September and the marathon now, hopefully it is just our first more
It was a beautiful run in Tromso. I highly recommend it. Thanks for organising it all. more
The experience was everything I could have hoped for. Getting to and from the race was exceptionally easy for both Amy and I, so kudos to you and your South African partners. We will definitely go with you again ... if there is an again! more
I would like to thank you and your team at RunFun Travel for our wonderful trip and adventure participating in the Great Wall Marathon.THANK YOU so very much for a great time in China, I would love visit again and will always recommend F more
Fran, thank you, for getting me to Berlin. Not the best of days, but I have my finishers medal! You were really wonderful in helping me, thanks. Steve more
It was great fun and thank you for organising the group so well. Some of the group ran amazing times in Berlin. Thanks again - I can highly recommend RunFun Travel! more
RunFun Travel is more than a travel agent. It is bringing over 30 years of travel and running/marathon knowledge together to better educate their clients and make their travel and race experiences even more enjoyable. more
Thanks Fran. We had an amazing time with the Marathon and the whole adventure of meeting people and the way the event was run!! Look forward to booking through you again! Thanks for your help along the way. more
Hi Fran. I am back after Comrades and joining work today. The race was amazing and I pulled to a finish in 10:40. The arrangements were excellent and I could find no glitch anywhere. Everything went as per the itinerary. Thanks for a won more
I had an amazing time while experiencing a culture far different from my own. I would absolutely do the race again and would recommend it. I am so happy I chose to do this and would absolutely do it again if able. more
Awesome Fran. That was a truly amazing and life changing journey to NYC one I will cherish forever. Thank you. I said I would not run another but I am looking at another not this year but maybe 2019!!!! Thank you for everything. more
We had a BLAST in Paris. I never dreamed that we would meet such a wonderful bunch of people. We truly believe we have made some great friends. We have to thank you SO much for all your work and planning. The hotel was wonderful and the more
Thank you for everything it was a memorable marathon indeed for us. Everything was perfectly organised. more
I loved the small size of entrants and local feel. The hotel was excellent and so was your organisation and responsiveness to any questions. more
Your pep talks go above and beyond the call of your job. I thank you so much. This is just what I needed to hear!! Thank you. Thank you. You are amazing. more
Fran I just wanted to thank you for all your help, you made life easy for me on so many occasions. I had a truly memorable and unbelievable time, words can't explain. Thanks again. more
Thank you for everything! The trip I had would not have been as great without you! Because of that I am definitely going to use the RunFun Travel every time I want to travel abroad and run. It is funny how easily one gets an image more
I wanted to say a big thank you for your organisation of the New York Marathon tour. It certainly took a lot of stress and anxiety off me knowing that all the accommodation, race entry and logistics around the marathon were in your exper more
Thank you for managing such a well organised event, on our behalf. I thoroughly enjoyed being out there, not having to worry about anything apart from the injury I was nurturing for the last 6 weeks. That said, it was a great day out and more
Absolutely loved the run it was very well organised easier to get to and from as well. Thanks so much for organising this for us we had a blast. more
Thank you so much Fran – I have to say that this has been the best travel experience so far and we have not left the country yet! more
Thanks so much for being such great hosts!! You were both so supportive and super well organised and this created a really memorable experience! I absolutely loved it. I’d love to run a marathon again, but maybe not more
Thank you, Fran and Dave! This was one of my favorite races and I loved meeting you both and enjoyed making new friends from the group. more
You will be the best lifestyle travel agent of all time. Your expertise in the marathon field is unsurpassed. more
Have been meaning to send you an email to say thank you so much for all your organisation and planning and having me and the family for the NY Marathon! Thank you for your prompt responses, whenever I had a question, you were fanta more
Thanks for a top week in Berlin. Everything was top notch. The Hotel was superb and very good value for money too!! Everything just flowed beautifully. Thanks for all your organisation which was flawless. I hope to come on another campai more
This email is to say a massive thank you for helping me run the New York marathon. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and your excellent organisation (as usual) made everything very easy. Thanks again Fran - hugely appreciated. more
Tromso really is an amazing place - we did husky hiking, a fjord tour and midnight sun sailing. Really beautiful. Everything went smoothly as ever, thank you! more
Thanks for all your support and great organisation. Both my Dad and I had a blast. Happy to recommend you guys anytime and will to my running school and I am sure I will use you guys again. more
Thanks so much for organising. I had the best trip. I really enjoyed the group. Would I do it again, knowing what my outcome was - ABSOLUTELY!!! more