Run Away

Why settle for just the grueling physical demands of a 26.2-mile jog, or the borderline-sadistic emotional stress of a wedding? Why not put them together into one event where if you try to retreat mentally from the brutal punishment your body is taking, your only solace is the crippling doubt and anxiety that comes with questioning whether you’re making a lifelong mistake?

For almost 60 couples, that was the clear-cut choice Dec. 5; they either got hitched or renewed their vows at the Venetian’s Doge’s Palace Bridge during the Las Vegas Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon.

In the latter camp were The Bachelor Season 13 man-prize Jason Mesnick and his first-choice-after-dumping-Melissa Rycroft, Molly Malaney. They, of course, were already married on The Bachelor: Jason and Molly’s Wedding in March. Because of course they were.