Marine Corps Marathon – running for a purpose

So many runners use their efforts to raise money for charities they believe in – whether it is through the race entry fees that support charitable organizations or being on a ‘team’ that raises money for a cause. Literally tens of millions of dollars are raised each year for charitable efforts by members of the…

Uh oh–this just happened

So I haven’t even run one marathon, and yet I am already signed up for another one. Somehow, it just ‘happened’ that I have chosen to take on the challenge of the Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on November 22nd. It will be only 4 weeks removed from the Marine Corps Marathon, which means…

Mission: Marine Corps Marathon

It’s official. I am registered to run in the 40th Marine Corps Marathon on October 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. Twenty-six point two (26.2) miles of determination, sweat, tears, and possibly blood. Almost 50,000 steps. I have yet to run more than 18.6 mi in any one effort. And even then, I have only done…