- Accomplishment - Only 2% of the population will ever run a marathon.
- Marines - Self explanatory
- Great Fitness Goal
- Awesome MCM Medal
- Prestige - The MCM is one of the most desirable marathons to run selling out in only 30 hrs last year
- Did I mention the Marines?
- 8 Months Away - Plenty of time to train and develop a strategy.
- Already Training - Training for a half in the fall, what's an extra 13 miles anyway?
- Local - My family would be able to come out to cheer me on
- Pain for 26.2 Miles
- Pain for the week following the 26.2 Miles
- Time Commitment - It is 8 months of training
- Baltimore Half Marathon 2 weeks before
Looks like I'll be crawling across the finish line in October, Who's Coming With Me!?!?!