Browsing: Col. Johnathan Mendes

Some 30,000 masochists runners¬†wasted enjoyed Sunday’s georgous weather in Washington D.C. by taking part in the 36th Marine Corps Marathon. Among those running this year was The Price is Right host Drew Carey, a former Marine Corps reservist who was participating in his first marathon. This year’s winner was Army Reserve 1st Lt. Charles Ware, who finished in 2:19:16, the best MCM finish since 1997. Ware’s nearest competitor finished more than four minutes behind him. Perhaps almost as impressive as Ware’s finish was the fact that retired Marine Col. Johnathan Mendes, 90, completed the race. Mendes, who earned a Distinguished…

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