Today, I asked the nice, 79-year old man standing behind me if he had run the Marine Corps Marathon based on the fact that he was wearing an MCM 2016 hat.
He quietly replied, “Yes, in fact, I’ve run ALL of them since 1976!” (Insert my shocked face). Ummm, that’s 41 races without missing one. He didn’t even miss a year where he was recovering from 3 gun-shot wounds from a mugging. #dreambigger #mcmlegend
I am fascinated with human performance, so this coincidental meeting was quite inspiring, and here is what I took from it: