Princess Cruises Blog Update: Reason to Cruise #32 Revealed: To Run a Marathon

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Princess Cruises has revealed story #32 on its blog “Inspired to Cruise,” featuring a man who ran the first ever marathon at sea.

Princess Cruises has revealed story #32 on its blog “Inspired to Cruise,” featuring a man who ran the first ever marathon at sea.

In the story, “26.2 Miles Upon the Waves,” found at http://www.InspiredtoCruise.com, Steve Eaton of Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK, shares his story of how he was inspired to run a full marathon on the decks of Grand Princess to raise funds for Help for Heroes, in honor of a family friend who was killed shortly after returning from his tour of duty.

Each week during 2012 the blog will feature a new reason to cruise, gradually sharing a total of 52 inspiring passenger stories about what compelled them to take a cruise vacation.

The blog also showcases a short “Escape Inspiration” video about a favorite moment at sea. This week’s video, introduced by Elena Lorini, shore excursion manager aboard Island Princess, gives viewers a relaxing Caribbean island view.

Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237), or by visiting the company's website at http://www.princess.com.

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About Princess Cruises:
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise and tour company operating a fleet of 16 modern ships renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities, all provided in an environment of exceptional customer service. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess carries 1.3 million passengers each year to destinations around the globe ranging in length from seven to 107 days. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc.

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For further information contact:
Karen Candy, kcandy(at)princesscruises(dot)com, 661-753-1540
Julie Benson, jbenson(at)princesscruises(dot)com, 661-753-1530

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