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A Marathon with a Side of Beignets! - Episode #005

A Marathon with a Side of Beignets! - Episode #005

Beyond Bourbon Street is the podcast where we explore the food, music, places, people and events that make New Orleans unique.  Whether you are planning a trip, currently living in New Orleans or simply wanting a taste of the Crescent City from wherever you are, you’ve come to the right place!
The inspiration for this episode came from the upcoming Rock n Roll New Orleans marathon, but even if you are not a runner this is still for you. I was thinking about how I could give runners a preview of the 26.2-mile course and still make it interesting for everyone else. I realized a marathon that wanders through the city would be a good, semi-random way to offer a glimpse into New Orleans from a unique perspective.
We’ll use the actual race course as our canvas, and meander off the path to explore interesting places they appear on our map. Along the way, we’ll discover neighborhoods, events, and history. The more I got into this one the more I enjoyed uncovering things along the route. I thin