It’s not just Mardi Gras season on the Gulf Coast; it’s also marathon season, with two coastal marathons in our area over the next two weekends.

Marathons and Mardi Gras have a few things in common: There’s usually a lot of waiting around beforehand, it’s important to pace yourself and they reveal the extremes of what people will do for a little bling to drape around their necks.

Bernice Torregrossa:


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