The Marine Corps Marathon is entering the 21st century.
New for the 37th edition of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), runners and supporters can take advantage of enhanced technologies providing immediate updates on a runners progress as well as valuable course navigation information.
The services are free and sponsored by Nissan. For spectators, the new MCM Locator provides distances to specific on-course sites, Metro wait times and pace-time based information. Users can also determine a runners approximate time of arrival at a particular location with the new pace time function.
Track a Runner enables relatives, friends and supporters ability to follow a runner every 10K along the course with real time updates delivered via email or text message. Additionally, runners can announce their race-day progress via Facebook or via Twitter at each 10K mark and at the finish line with the Runner Broadcast Service.
The Marine Corps Marathon will take place on Sunday, Oct. 28. The MCM Track a Runner and the new Runner Broadcast Service are open for registration at www.marinemarathon.com.
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, May 30, 14 days before the Washington Redskins start their mandatory minicamp on June 13.
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When Tom Wilson compliments your punching, it's not all that different from when Vince Carter compliments your dunking or LaVar Ball compliments your ability to annoy millions of people just by opening your mouth.
Therefore, Bryce Harper, who initiated a one-on-one fight not normally seen on MLB fields Monday in San Francisco, should feel very honored by this Wilson tweet:
Wilson had more than double the number of penalty minutes than the next closest Capital this past season, so he's familiar with what is and isn't worthy of a trip to the penalty box. He also knows what good fighting looks like, and judging by his hashtag, the Nationals star met Wilson's standards.
Unfortunately for Harper, his punches came on the diamond and not the ice, so he'll likely miss more time than a few minutes once the powers that be have a chance to review his actions.
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