Stories

24 Nov Mrs.

It was at the 2013 Half Marathon finish area that my husband (Robert Rieckman, bib #3582) had a heart attack and we spent the following week at MUSC. He's recovering now and just got the ok to start running again. I'm prettty sure we...

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24 Nov Marathon

Have family here in Charleston that have never seen a marathon, and are excited to watch the race. This will be my 8th marathon. I'm running for all the people my husband and I lost last year with their battle of cancer, too...

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24 Nov very slow runner

My friends and I from Michigan have run this marathon for the past two years and will be running again. The city is wonderful, the views are great and we eat ourselves silly after the race at too many restaurants to name. We...

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24 Nov Chasing marathons

As a Pennsylvania resident with family living in South Carolina, I love any reason to hop on a plane and visit the south. This past year was no different, except that I was hopping off a plane to run 13.1 miles in the beautiful historic...

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24 Nov After the Finish

My husband, Robert, and I came to Charleston to run the Half Marathon and planned to return the next day to Michigan. After the finish line, (also the shrimp and grits line,) but before the shuttle back to our hotel, we took a...

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