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Lt.Col. John Bates  
   

Lt.Col. John Bates

Marine Corps Marathon 2011

October 30th 2011
Today was the 36th annual Marine Corps Marathon and my sixth and final marathon of the year. With D.C. being at sea level one would think running this race would be a piece of cake after running four of my marathons this summer between 4,500 and 10,000 foot elevation. Nothing could be further from the truth. It was a tough race with temperatures at the start near freezing. Though dry, it was b ... read more
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