Marriage is the ultimate endurance adventure—so why not kick it off with a little runner flair?

Marriage is the ultimate endurance adventure—so why not kick it off with a little runner flair? With wedding season coming in hot, here are some ideas to make a big day more about the miles. First 6 photos: Ammann Photography/Trueagape.com; last two photos: Alex Decino

 

No matter the venue, let each row of spectators be a mile marker toward the finish line.
Unlike that movie with Julia Roberts—she raced down the aisle with her hubby, not away from him.
Instead of tossing all of your old shoeboxes, let your cheering fans leave good-luck notes for their favorite newly wedded training partners.
Not just bagels, bananas and granola bars—this food tent, sans long lines, comes with fancy utensils.
Tiered cakes are so last season. Pay tribute to your favorite running fuel before hitting the dance floor!
Chocolate milk refuels our weary racing legs—so why not start the night off with a toast?
Track stars and former teammates Morgan and Sergio Gonzalez tied the knot on their college track at California State University San Marcos.
The runners laced up for their fi rst lap as a married couple!