Inspirational Stories

New to TMP in 2020 are our Inspirational Stories!

Inspirational Stories from all kinds of runners with TMP.

Image One

Nickie Sattler completes 10K in 1:30:07
Event: Marine Corps MCM 10K held 11/03/2020
Sponsored in Arlington, VA

I was honored to travel to where my son is currently stationed so that we could complete this 10K together. He's a new M...
Click to Read Nickie's Story


Image One

Paul Neidhart completes Marathon in 6:18:52
Event: Marine Corps Marathon and MCK 10k held 10/31/2020
Sponsored in Arlington, VA

This was a good year for races; ironically because of the pandemic and the ensuing shutdown of all live events. I hadn't...
Click to Read Paul's Story


Image One

Katy Swanson completes 10k, Marathon, 50k in 01:00:46, 05:22:36, 07:19:01
Event: MCM 10k, Marathon, 50k held 10/25/2020
Sponsored in Washington, DC

What a strange year this has been. I ran my first MCM marathon in 2018 & it was my first & I thought my last. I had alw...
Click to Read Katy's Story


Image One

Alysia Simmons completes Marathon in 07:49
Event: Marine Corps Marathon held 10/17/2020
Sponsored in Arlington , VA

This was my very first marathon. And my first Marine Corps Marathon. I walked this with my sister. I went to DC last yea...
Click to Read Alysia's Story


Image One

Tracy Della Vecchia completes 2 Miles in 0:32:15
Event: Military Appreciation Virtual Run held 05/24/2020
Sponsored in Columbia, MO

My Marine son did three combat deployments during his four years in the Corps between 2001-2005. In that time, I learned...
Click to Read Tracy's Story


EGA Shop, purchase Marine Corps Clothing and Support Our Troops at the same time!
Marine Parents and the Marine Corps
Recruit Parents
Whats After Boot Camp
After The Corps
a Place to Connect& Share®
Team Marine Parents has Marine Corps Marathon Bibs
Warrior Support Team
Gold Star Legacy
Luminary Initiative