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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 242-98
October 22, 1998

Secretary of Defense Will Be The Official Starter For The 23rd Marine Corps Marathon

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will be the official starter for the 23rd Marine Corps Marathon, a 26-mile course starting at the Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington, with approximately 16,000 runners, commencing at 8:20 a.m. (EST), on Sunday, Oct. 25. This event is open to the media.

Those interested in obtaining more information may call Maj. Rose Anne Sgrignoli, (703) 784-2742.