Marathon was a disaster. Passed Out at Mile 15.

The 2016 Marine Corps Marathon was last Sunday. I received this message from my friend Kara on Sunday night: My first reaction was physical. Goosebumps. My first thought was: What?! You passed out and ran another 11 miles to the finish? That’s Crazy Town. Then, after a moment of reflection, I was envious. This just might […]

The 2014 Marine Corps Marathon: The People’s Marathon

As we hugged each other in a sweaty embrace, Tina fought back tears and offered me some watermelon. I told her it wasn’t for me, it was for her. My indomitable wife had just run 26.2 miles to finish her first marathon. The 39th Marine Corps Marathon – 2014 As a runner, I am often […]