Marine Corps Marathon
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9 Days to Marine Corps Marathon

It’s 9 days to Marine Corps Marathon. I’m continuing to document my taper tantrums and perhaps later laugh at some of the crazy stuff.  The Iconic Iwo Jima backdrop Coach G posted an article – The iconic Iwo Jima statue that marks the finish of the Marine Corps Marathon and provides the perfect backdrop for the finishers…

Marine Corps Marathon
Running

10 Days to Marine Corps Marathon

It’s 10 days to Marine Corps Marathon. To help me with nerves, I am going to document and reflect on the training cycle and race plans  and perhaps later laugh at some of the crazy stuff I’m going through in taper.  Taper Craziness I’ve gone through these action a zillion times – checked that I’m…

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Chasing the Eclipse – 8 weeks to MCM

I am normally a very cheerful person, but sometimes life bogs me down and my marathon goal seems so far stretched that I wonder whatever I am doing chasing it (for the THIRD time!).  That’s when unexpected week comes up and I am reminded that it’s not one off shot runs that make a difference, but consistency over time….