Marine Corps Marathon

In Which Jenn Almost Sleeps Through The Marine Corps Marathon

This was almost an unmitigated disaster, over before it began. I slept through my alarm. I slept through my alarm on race morning. I slept through my alarm on the morning of the Marine Corps Marathon. Turns out I don’t have race nightmares; I have prophetic race dreams! My alarms had been set at 4:50am and 5:03am. When I woke up, it was 6:36am. The race started at 7:55am (with a buffer of about twenty minutes to actually cross the start line). To say that I had a minor nervous breakdown when I saw the clock would be putting...

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