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Speechless Sunday-30,000 Runners Will Finish Here Today

Marine Corps War Memorial Arlington VA

This morning 30,000 runners took off through the streets of Arlington Va and DC to run the Marine Corps Marathon aka the Peoples Marathon.  It is fitting that the end of the race everyone should see how the dedication and sacrfice of our military keep us free.  Congratulations to all who ran and thank you to all who have served and continue to serve our country.

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Comment balloon 13 commentsCindy Jones • October 25 2009 07:33AM

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Cindy..thanks for the picture and I agree with you..What a way to finish...

Posted by Pat O'Reilly (RE/MAX..214-289-6176 Irving and all of Dallas Fort Worth) almost 9 years ago

Cindy

What a more fitting and appropriate place to finish.

Posted by Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent. SOLD! (Coldwell Banker) almost 9 years ago

This is fantastic! A wonderful finish! I really like the picture!

Posted by Shelby Kyle (Texas Country Properties) almost 9 years ago

Cindy:  I have the utmost respect for anyone who can run a marathon.  I had a friend training for this one years ago. It was rigorous training, but she did it.

Posted by Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA (Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA) almost 9 years ago

Pat-I think it is a great way to end a race and remember those who made it possible for us to enjoy a beautiful fall day.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) almost 9 years ago

Tom-it is an inspiration for all who see it.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) almost 9 years ago

Shelby-thanks for stopping by.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) almost 9 years ago

Chris Ann-I used to run but not marathons. I've been contemplating gearing back up for a 5K but then I remember that I really didn't enjoy running.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) almost 9 years ago

ToulaRosebrock,com

Hi Cindy:

I've never run a marathon..

3K and 5 milers only...

The body doesn't like marathons...hey, it barely likes a one-miler anymore!

Posted by Toula Rosebrock, Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township, (Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ) almost 9 years ago

Cindy,

I ran the Marines Corps Marathon 5 years ago in 2004.  I'm wearing my jacket from the race today in celebration.  I remember crossing the finish line at Iwo Jima Memorial and it was an inspiring sight at the end of 26.2 miles!

What a great race!

Posted by Brian Block, Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate (RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President) almost 9 years ago

I would so love to run this! the Iwo Jima Memorials is one of my favorite - I have only seen it at night which was amazing - son I will be back on the east coast every few weeks and can't wait to see it again.

Posted by Jo Olson, HOMEFRONT Realty @ LAKE Roosevelt - Stevens County (HOMEFRONT Realty) almost 9 years ago

Great shot and I'm sure that all of the runners are more than happy to see the memorial when they hit the finish line.

Posted by Pat Fenn (Marketing Specialist for CJ Realty Group/Cindy Jones Broker ) almost 9 years ago

Hi Cindy,

Oh this has got to be such a great event, it's one I've always wanted to do myself. Done 10 marathons, all west coast at this point. My sister and I were both registered for this one in 2001 and after 9/11 we decided to stay home instead.  I'm sorry to say is now this one if probably out of my league, not sure if I've got any at all left in me.

My congrats to all those runners!

Posted by Lynda Eisenmann, Broker-Owner,CRS,CDPE,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co (Preferred Home Brokers) almost 9 years ago

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