At Marine Corps Marathon, runners find their own reasons
By James Wagner October 24, 2014
On Sunday, 30,000 runners from a broad range of ages will line up near Arlington Cemetery at the starting line of the annual Marine Corps Marathon. The elite runners will finish in about 2 hours 15 minutes. But for most, the daunting task of running 26.2 miles isn’t about a finishing time but about the motivation behind it.