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The Tugboat Times

Not surprisingly in light of continued unrest on the streets of Caracas, the 2014 CAF-Caracas Marathon has been postponed indefinitely. The race was scheduled for the 23rd of February.

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So as not to disappoint and disrupt the travel plans of overseas participants, race organisers may have toyed with the idea of using demonstrators’ blockades to convert the famously flat course into a jumps course. That would have meant the race could have gone ahead without a time consuming clean up.

However, as the safety of the runners could not be guaranteed, common sense has obviously prevailed and it was decided to run the race at a later date.

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I'm a mom to an amazing little boy, wife to a supportive and adventurous husband, teacher in an international community, and lover of gardening, reading, cooking shows, lattes, and sharing.

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