Marathons: What happens before the starting line

By Lenny Bernstein and Vicky Hallett, The Washington Post – October 21, 2010


Washington, DC – “Overcoming obstacles — physical, mental and spiritual — is the essence of marathon running. The 30,000 participants in the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon have conquered heat, humidity, hills, fatigue and in some cases injuries to reach the starting line of the 35th annual “People’s Marathon.” Still others have surmounted more personal challenges to get there. Here are a few of their stories.”

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