Photos: Sights from the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon

WASHINGTON — Inspiring stories and feats of athleticism alike, WTOP followed all 26.2 miles.

See snapshots from the Oct. 22 Marine Corps Marathon.

First-time Marine Corps Marathon runner poses with a photo of her cousin who died in combat seven years ago. (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
First-time Marine Corps Marathon runner poses with a photo of her cousin who died in combat seven years ago. (WTOP/Monique Blyther) (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
Over 275 service members are remembered in photos along the Potomac River. (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
Over 275 service members are remembered in photos along the Potomac River. (WTOP/Monique Blyther) (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
Runners cross the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners cross the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
WTOP's Sarah Beth Hensley documented her marathon training along the way and completed the marathon on Sunday. (WTOP/John Domen)
WTOP’s Sarah Beth Hensley documented her marathon training along the way and completed the race on Sunday. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Racer reaches mile marker No. 12. (WTOP/Monique Blyther) (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
Some wounded warriors cross the finish line. (WTOP/John Domen)
Some wounded warriors cross the finish line. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Some of the first runners meet WTOP's John Domen at the finish line. (WTOP/John Domen)
Some of the first runners meet WTOP’s John Domen at the finish line. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Runners on the National Mall during the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners on the National Mall during the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon run past the Capitol on the National Mall.  (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon run past the Capitol on the National Mall. (Courtesy Cody House)
WTOP's Sarah Beth Hensley is among a group of runners in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
WTOP’s Sarah Beth Hensley is among a group of runners in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners jog past the Jefferson Memorial during the Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners jog past the Jefferson Memorial during the Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners jog past the Jefferson Memorial during the Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners participate in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners participate in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Peter Dernier shows the ring he will give his wife 17 years after proposing to her at a Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/John Domen)
Peter Dernier shows the ring he will give his wife 17 years after proposing to her at a Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Spectators and runners gather near the starting line of the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
The starting line of the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
The starting line of the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
A look at the view for WTOP's Sarah Beth Hensley as she ran the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
A look at the view for WTOP’s Sarah Beth Hensley as she walks toward the start of the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley) (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Sunrise near the start of the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Sunrise near the start of the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Thousands marched to the start line Sunday morning. (WTOP/John Domen)
Thousands marched to the start line Sunday morning. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Race day began early Sunday morning. (WTOP/John Domen)
Race day began early Sunday morning. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
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First-time Marine Corps Marathon runner poses with a photo of her cousin who died in combat seven years ago. (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
Over 275 service members are remembered in photos along the Potomac River. (WTOP/Monique Blyther)
Runners cross the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
WTOP's Sarah Beth Hensley documented her marathon training along the way and completed the marathon on Sunday. (WTOP/John Domen)
Some wounded warriors cross the finish line. (WTOP/John Domen)
Some of the first runners meet WTOP's John Domen at the finish line. (WTOP/John Domen)
Runners on the National Mall during the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon run past the Capitol on the National Mall.  (Courtesy Cody House)
WTOP's Sarah Beth Hensley is among a group of runners in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners jog past the Jefferson Memorial during the Marine Corps Marathon. (Courtesy Cody House)
Runners participate in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22, 2017. (Courtesy Cody House)
Peter Dernier shows the ring he will give his wife 17 years after proposing to her at a Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/John Domen)
The starting line of the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
A look at the view for WTOP's Sarah Beth Hensley as she ran the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Sunrise near the start of the Marine Corps Marathon. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Thousands marched to the start line Sunday morning. (WTOP/John Domen)
Race day began early Sunday morning. (WTOP/John Domen)


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