Jeff’s Post – Marathon # 5 In the Books! #38thMCM

Mission Almost Accomplished – Marathon #5 is done.  The stats 3:56 – My second fastest marathon time and 2 minutes better than my Marine Corps Marathon last year.  Still working on putting a complete 26.2 together.  I’m pretty darn good up until mile 18ish or so.  Things seemed so crowded this year and I was behind from the start and really […]

Marine Corps Marathon – The Ultimate Spectator’s Race! #37thMCM

I was extremely excited to be taking my 7 year old (soon to be 8 on Halloween – today!) with us to D.C. to watch Jeff run the Marine Corps Marathon last weekend. Jeff and I often take running trips without her so this was the first time where I could relax and hang out […]

Jeff’s Post Marathon #1 3:58 – Marathon #2 3:58 – Marathon #3 3:58 – Really??

Let me begin by saying we had a great weekend in DC.  This was my first Marine Corps Marathon and it was all I expected it to be – well almost (I’ll get to that in a minute).  It was great to see Marines everywhere and the sense of patriotism and pride was evident everywhere.  […]

Jeff’s Post – Marine Corps Marathon – Pre Race

It is Marine Corps Weekend and I’m sitting in the hotel room overlooking the Pentagon and I will admit I have a bit of cabin fever.  I don’t do well sitting still but I have forced myself into sequester for the afternoon (Tamara and Samantha are shopping).  I have always felt that I’ve walked too […]

Jeff’s Post – Army Ten Miler Recap

When I last left you we had just returned from the Army Ten Miler Expo and I was looking for Pizza!  Well we found Pizza and had a nice dinner with some friends on Saturday Night.  I also mentioned in my prior post that I wasn’t sure what kind of pace we would be running […]