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Marine Corps Marathon

Mistakes Were Made

David Willey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Why do I do this again? That question came to me as I started walking for the third time in the final miles of the Marine Corps Marathon in October.

How I Got Through Divorce In 26.2 Miles

Heather Sweeney | Posted 07.20.2014 | Divorce
Heather Sweeney

I had been clicking the refresh button for an hour and six minutes on two different computers when, finally, my registration form was accepted. In a record two hours and 27 minutes, the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon reached its 30,000 registrant limit, and I was one of them.

The Secret Addiction of Marathon Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

A person might wonder why marathoners choose to spend their time in such misery. It's not the misery that we seek, but the glorious feeling of self-admiration that follows. The marathon reveals your strengths, your faults, and your valor.

The Process

Stan Collender | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Collender

Oprah and I were both running in our first marathon and were focused on finishing rather than winning. But there were substantial differences between the two of us.

'The People's Marathon' Sells Out In Record Time

Posted 03.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 2013 Marine Corps Marathon has sold-out in record time. The 38th edition of the race, scheduled for October 27, is one of the only m...

Only a Race?

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger David Willey, editor-in-chief of Runner's World For me at least, there was no calm before the storm, and certainly none after it. ...

Marine Corps Marathon Grand Marshall Rob Riggle: Band-Aid Your Nipples And Hope For Rain

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thirty thousand runners will descend on D.C. this weekend for the 37th Marine Corps Marathon. "The People's Marathon," the fourth larges...

The Temple of Doom Halloween Party, Family Day At Newseum, Marine Corps Marathon: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 26, 27, 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.26.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 1. Brightest Young Things & The Temple of Doom At The Sphinx Club Have you ever partied at The Sphinx Club? Did you k...

The Price Is Right At Warner Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 25

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 1. The Price Is Right - Live Stage Show At Warner Theatre Come on down! Seriously! If you want to be a contestant, ...

Army Lieutenant Wins Marine Corps Marathon (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A day after a freak October snowstorm pushed through the D.C. region, more than 30,000 runners participated in Sunday's Marine Corps Mar...

Green Line Stations Closed, Red Line Delays This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As part of ongoing system improvements, Metro will close four Green Line stations this weekend and operate Red Line trains on one track ...

Marine Corps Marathon This Sunday

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Marine Corps Marathon is expected to bring out thousands of runners and spectators this Sunday. Several roads in Arlington and D.C. will be close...