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2010 Marine Corps Marathon Photos & Picture

The 2010 Marine Corps Marathon is over and I have just seen pictures from the race. The runners showed grit and determination. The best quote of the day came from the winner,

I was told to run the first 20 miles with my head and the last six with my heart,” Bradosky said, “and that worked very well. Air Force 2nd Lt. Jacob Bradosky, Winner 2010 Marine Corps Marathon.

2010 Marine Corps Marathon Race Photos & Pictures.

Photo Courtesy of Carol Joynt

For more picture from 2010 Marine Corps Marathon go to

Carol Joynt Marine Corps photos

Washington Post Marine Corps Pictures Gallery

The 26.2-mile race, was ran by a record 21,856 finishers. They started at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington and passed the major monuments downtown. There was also a 10K race for those runners who thought a 42K marathon was too much for their liking.

Marine Corps Marathon : Route Map & Course

The Marine Coprs Marathon is nicknamed “The Marathon of the Monuments.” because of the many monuments lined along the course.

Some of the monuments include: –

Jefferson Memorial, the National Mall, landmarks like the Lincoln, FDR, Korean War and Vietnam Veteran’s memorials. The MCM course also passes the “Guantlet” at the Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol.

To download a detailed course map go to Marine Corps Marathon Official Course Map

The Marine Corps marathon takes place on the last Sunday of October every year.