The marathon folks began taking registrations earlier this week, but for whatever reason I couldn't get myself to sign up before today. I ran the race every year since 1996, except for 2001 when I ran Chicago with my dad instead. The redheaded one said that maybe I waited to sign up because I don't like to spend money. She could be on to something as the race costs $100 and the website includes an additional $6.25 for transaction costs.
I would be crazy not to run our hometown marathon. It really is one of the best in the nation.