Marine Corps Marathon: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Why the Marine Corps Marathon?

Marathon finished! Never did I think a paper jacket could keep you so warm.

The idea of running the Marine Corps Marathon started to gnaw at me after I ran the Outer Banks Marathon in November 2016. Although I enjoyed that race, it was small and oftentimes lonely and quiet during the last five miles or so. I was craving a big city marathon full of people, and the MCM, taking place within driving distance (no airplane travel for the win!), seemed like it would be full of crowds.  I have friends who have run this race several times, and they had many, many positive things to say about it. Continue reading