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I think my marathon might have broken me.


Two weeks ago I ran the Marine Corps Marathon.  I set that goal 22 years ago, and struggled through various obstacles over the last rhree yeats to cross that finisy line. It was a huge success, and an achievement I

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38th Marine Corps Marathon!


It has been over a week and I think its time for my first post regarding the Marine Corps Marathon. I am pleased to say that I made it across the finish line!  I beat the bridge! While my time

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Today looks like a nice day to run The 38th Marine Corps Marathon.


So, by the time this auto-posts,  I should be at the starting line of the Marine Corps Marathon. Or somewhere around it at any rate. I am writing this the night before, as I prepare to toss and turn in

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Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids Fun Run Race Report


So my son ran the Healthy Kids fun run!  I asked him if he would like a blog post about this – he said yes, but couldn’t remember much about it.  My wife suggested it be done as an interview!

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The taper takes an eternity…


I haven’t posted much, as I simply don’t have much to say! In four days, I will be running.  I have looked forward to that day for three years, and have been training since April of this year. The taper

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Marathon Specators


So there are 8 days and some odd hours until I run 26.2 miles. I won’t lie, I’m a bit nervous.  Though, I also have to admit – that even more than the nervousness, I am REALLY excited.  In less

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The Marathon that almost wasn’t, with a community that definitely was.


On the 15th of October, the Marine Corps Marathon released the following: Dear Runners, Since the government shutdown occurred, the Marine Corps Marathon continues its coordination with hopes of a conclusion in time to host the event without impact. Without

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50 Mile Week


This last week, I had moved my 20 mile run to Monday, as the weekend had involved an out-of-town amusement park trip.  This put me in an interesting position, as I had 20 miles on the very first day.  With

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Thoughts, 2 weeks before Marine Corps Marathon Weekend


The weather has been in the high 50’s and raining here this week, so I have pounded out my two runs thus  far – on the treadmill.   My son joined me for half of Wednesdays run, but my 8 last night

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Life after the Marine Corps Marathon


Now, I realize we are still 17 Days and 22 hours away from the Marine Corps Marathon.  I am not delusional and thinking I have already finished it! I Swear!!!!! On my twenty-mile run, I had a wee bit of

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2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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