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Topic - Marine Corps Marathon
marathon held in Arlington, VA and Washington, DC. - Source: Wikipedia
Former U.S. Army runner Steven Henry of Odenton, MD won the Marine Corps 17.75K event in 1:04:25. The event was held in Prince William County, Va., and had more than 1,700 runners take part.
Pols ranging from mayors to mascot presidents have run — though none was as fast as the future Justice Clarence Thomas, who ran in 3:11:00 in 1980, well before he traded his running shorts for a robe on the high court.
It starts with the huge 2 1/2 day Health & Fitness EXPO launching Thursday, then it proceeds with the Runners Club Kickoff Mixer, First Timers Pep Rally, Healthy Kids Run, Runner Symposium and Carbo Loading Dinner on Saturday.