WASHINGTON — Marine Corps Marathon participants are encouraged to “run with purpose, finish with pride” — and runners have been doing that for decades during the annual race through the D.C. area.
Look back at more than 40 years of photos from “The People’s Marathon,” including winners, volunteers, Marines, spectators and thousands of runners.
Susan Mallery of Columbus, Ohio, was the first-place female finisher in the Marine Corps Marathon’s first two years: 1976 and 1977. (Courtesy Marine Corps Marathon)
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