Marine Corps Marathon 2013 Posts (Including training half marathons)

Marathon and Half-Marathon Posts
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Happy to see my wife and daughter in law on the Marine Corps Marathon Route  Marine Corps Marathon 2013 (Washington DC – 27 Oct 2013)  The Marathon!
Taking a seat at the FDR Memorial  Marine Corps Marathon Weekend 2013 (Washington, DC – October 25-28)  Things we did in DC on the weekend of the Marathon.
Me and Chris and the finish of the Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2013 Rock and Roll San Diego Half Marathon (June 2013)  Ran this with my son Christopher, who also ran the Marathon with me.  I was starting to feel over trained by this time.
Eric Rial running past the San Diego Maritime Museum - San Diego Half Marathon  San Diego Half Marathon – March 10 2013  This was my best half marathon.  Took advantages of my lessons learned on the first one.
Crossing the finish at Americas Finest City Half Marathon 2012  Americas Finest City Half Marathon (Aug 19, 2012)  Made some training mistakes on this one.  Like not running enough… and only doing flat runs.
Training Logs
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17 mile run course Marine Corps Marathon 2013 Training Log and Results  All my runs, times and weights.  Including the Marathon results.
Miramar Lake Run Rock and Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2013 – Training Log  My training runs for my third half marathon.
OB to City Heights 10 miles San Diego Half Marathon 10 March 2013 – Training Log  My training runs for the second half marathon.
Planning Posts
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Running at dusk in San Diego near Spanish Landing Marine Corps Marathon 2013 – The Final Training Push  Some final tweaks to the plan, but of course reality got in the way!
National Garden DC Mall 26.2 miles of music!  One of my most useful posts, at least to make the marathon more enjoyable!
On the course Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2013

2nd try… used the lessons learned – surpassed my goals.

26.2 Miles of Music – Playlist The actual playlist I used.
3 Training Half Marathon in past 12 months Marine Corps Marathon Training Plan (Over 50, Over Trained, and “A Little” Over Weight)  I was feeling good but starting to see some issues…
Unexpected heat left me drained and dripping sweat near the finish of the AFC Half Marathon Evolving My Marine Corps Marathon Training Plan  More updates to the training plan.
Running at Sunset at Pacific Beach Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Registration Recommendations  After a disasterous attempt to register I came up with some recommendations… but the Marine Corps Marathon went to a lottery the next year (much better).
The steeper climb behind me but feeling the heat Marine Corps Marathon 2013 (Updated training plan) After my first half marathon, I had to do some updates to the training plan.
Lincoln Memorial from the Washington Monument July 4th 2001 Marine Corps Marathon 2013 – Training Plan and Registering  My intitial training plan and registration plan.  Lots of updates as I made progress on the training and registration.
View of the Capitol while running on the Mall 28 July 2011 Marine Corps Marathon (2013 – Very Early Planning)  Seemed like a good idea at the time!
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