Tag Archives: ' Marine Corps Marathon'

NMCRS MCM Team: While Marine Dad Served in Vietnam, Society Helped Mom and Six Boys

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso The oldest of six brothers whose father was a career Marine, Jim Kelly fondly remembers the help that the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society provided to his family decades ago. “I grew up [...]

NMCRS MCM Team: He’s Not a Runner, but He Hopes to Run 10-minute Miles in the MCM

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Despite the fact that he thinks of himself as a cyclist and outdoorsman and “not a runner,” Lieutenant Spinner Allen will be competing in his second marathon this year when he runs [...]

NMCRS MCM Team: Navy Commander Caps 21-Year Career with Marine Corps Marathon

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Commander Jim Wais will commemorate a 21-year Naval career by running his third Marine Corps Marathon with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society team just one week before his retirement. “It’s a meaningful [...]

NMCRS MCM Team: Young Marine Adds Marathon Training to Marine Training Regimen

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso Second Lieutenant Dwayne Saunders Jr. has always run. “Even back in day care, we would go to a park and I would just run circles around this cul-de-sac,” Saunders recalled. He ran [...]

NMCRS MCM Team: While Marine Husband Flies in Okinawa, NMCRS Volunteer Runs to Finish

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso A volunteer since last fall for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society’s Camp Pendleton office, Kirsten Goessman was logging in her hours when she saw an ad for the NMCRS Marine Corps Marathon [...]

NMCRS MCM Team: For Former Marine, Running is a Family Thing

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso As an ambitious young Marine who had run track and cross country in high school, when Rob Little was stationed in Hawaii he and a friend decided that sometime during their posting [...]

NMCRS MCM Team: Kate Chescattie Runs for Her Brother While He’s at Sea

By Betsy Rosenblatt Rosso While her brother—Commander Mark Rice—is deployed to the Persian Gulf on the USS Bataan, Kate Chescattie is running in his honor. She will compete this fall in the Marine Corps Marathon, her [...]

Congratulations to 2012 Marine Corps Marathon Runners

Congratulations to all those who participated in and helped with the 37th Marine Corps Marathon on October 28. The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is particularly proud of our staff members who ran: Brenda Sullivan, Director, HR; [...]

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