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Marine Corps Marathon tweaks course route

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 08:09am EDT


Security concerns at this year's Marine Corps Marathon

A marathon is supposed to end with smiles, maybe tears of joy and certainly exhaustion. It is not supposed to end with carnage and blood on the streets. The horror that struck Boston last week makes some of us wonder: Could it happen here, too?

Monday - 04/22/2013, 10:35am EDT

Tags: security, running, paula wolfson

Marine Corps Marathon website has troubles on morning of registration

One of the many error messages says engineers have been alerted to the issue and to try again in a few minutes.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 02:53pm EDT

Tags: website, website problems

On The Run Blog: One step at a time

It is said every great journey begins with a single step. The same thing applies to running, say, the Marine Corps Marathon. You don't begin your training by running 26.2 miles. You begin by jogging around the block -- that first step - - and gradually build your endurance over time.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 03:36pm EST

Tags: on the run, resolutions, fitness, paula wolfson

On the Run Blog: One last mile

I made it. I have completed my first marathon, and I have the medal to prove it.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 09:30pm EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, on the run,

First-time marathoner wins Marine Corps race

Thousands of runners dug deep and conquered the 37th Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday. But it was a first-timer that beat everyone to the finish line.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato

On the Run Blog: It's really liquid sunshine

You prepare for a lot of things when you sign up to do your first marathon. Blisters. Heat. Stomach flutters. Chafing. But a "Frankenstorm?"

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 08:22am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson,

Metro plans changes for D.C.'s Marine Corps Marathon

Metro is making some changes to accommodate runners of Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 12:48pm EDT

Tags: Metro

On the Run Blog: Fueling up for the long run

We are what we eat, and that is especially true when it comes to sports.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 04:15am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson,

D.C. region readies for Marine Corps Marathon

This year marks the 37th year for the race, which sold out in record time earlier this year, says race director Rick Nealis.

Sunday - 10/21/2012, 10:13am EDT


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