Meet TMP's Brendan Malloy
Brendan has raised $2325 of a $2000 goal.
Brendan MalloyBrendan will be participating in the following for 2018:
42nd Marine Corps Marathon
Date: October 22, 2017
Location: Washington DC
To say that my participation in last years Marine Corps Marathon was a memorable experience is a vast understatement. From ever perspective I can imagine it was truly one of the most rewarding and gratifying experiences of my life. The love, encouragement, and spiritual connections that were given to me are something I will never be able to fully repay but I will do my best to try and do so. This is the primary reason I decided to run again this year.
As a member of Team Marine Parents I was able to make connections with other Marine moms and dads that have been a great source of comfort for my wife and me. The fact that through your support we were able to make a financial contribution to Marine Parents is very humbling. Marine Parents outreach programs support Marine families from boot camp, MOS schools, deployments, and ultimately through separation from the USMC. Just recently Marines Parents arranged a trip to a funeral for the unit of young Marine killed in a training exercise in California. There is no question having those Marines at their son's funeral was a great source of strength for the family. It is also further evidence of the family nature that exists within the USMC.
Our son will be deployed on the day of this years marathon. It will be a great source of comfort for me that on that one day I will be able to run alongside his fellow Marines, their parents, and numerous other supporters of the USMC. Ryan's desire to be of service humbles me daily. This is my small attempt to give back and honor his commitment.
Thank you very much for taking the time to read my story and thank you for your constant support.