Bataan Death March Training Plan

Welcome to Bataan Training! This workout plan was designed by Jim Cotta (NSCA CSCS) and Amy Cotta (NSCA). Jim is the former head strength coach for the Los Angels Lakers, the author of Men’s Health Workout War, and is the Director of Fitness for Medals of Honor.  Amy is a 5-time Bataan March finisher & founder of…

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2017 Marine Corps Marathon

TEAM Medals of Honor at Marine Corps Marathon Medals of Honor took a huge step in 2017. We were given the opportunity to be a Charity Partner with the Marine Corps Marathon. This meant creating a team of 40 athletes to represent us. The process started early in March when we began taking applications for…

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Head Games

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Run (without giving up or getting bored) Let’s face it training for an endurance event isn’t always a bed of roses, especially long run days. We’ve put together five simple techniques that will help make the time fly by and hopefully make it a little more enjoyable. So, on those…

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How to Survive Bataan Memorial Death March

30 tips to surviving the Death March. 2017 will be my fifth year to march at Bataan, these tips are taken from my firsthand experience of successfully completing the 26.2 mile march for three consecutive years. I’ve seen the carnage on the course by those who showed up ill prepared and want to save you the pain…

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What to Pack for Bataan Death March

Download a printable PDF packing list here: Packing List  So you’re doing the Bataan Memorial Death March. Congratulations you’re about to embark on an amazing journey through the high desert that is as spiritual as it is beautiful. Bataan has become an annual journey for me and over the last few years I have noticed…

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Don’t Bonk Bataan March

The Bataan Memorial Death March isn’t your typical marathon and you need to treat the day with respect by going in prepared. Not only do you need to be prepared with the correct gear, you also need a nutrition plan. Let’s face it, unless you are running Bataan (in which case let me say – you’re a…

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Medal of Honor bib

Remembrance Ribbons – Bataan

We are currently accepting names for Remembrance Ribbons. We will be attaching these ribbons to our personal packs and passing them out to other marchers to wear on their packs at the 2015 Bataan Memorial Death March. Please add the name(s) of your hero(s) via our Facebook page. Other Bataan Articles How to Survive the Bataan Death March …

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Plano Balloon Festival

 A huge Thank You to the Plano Balloon Festival and On Your Left for delivering 700 finisher medals to us. We are going to put them to good use! Please see our home page for how you too can make your medals matter. Post by Medals of Honor.

Amy Cotta Medals of Honor

More Than Leather

These are my boots – they are more than just a pair of shoes to cover and protect my feet. They are my lifeline. They have lifted me up in my darkest hour and have given my life purpose. My boots give me strength to push on, to do more, to be more, and do better.…

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