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Semper Fidelis "The People's Marathon"

The mission of the Marine Corps Marathon is to promote physical fitness, generate community goodwill and showcase the organizational skills of the United States Marine Corps. Annually ranked as one of the largest marathons in the US and the world, the MCM has been recognized as "Best Marathon in the Mid-Atlantic," "Best for Families" and "Best for Beginners." Runners from all 50 states and more than 50 countries participate in the MCM and an annual calendar of events including the Marine Corps Historic Half in Fredericksburg, VA in May and the MCM Event Series conducted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. Organized by the men and women of the United States Marine Corps, the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, instead celebrating the honor, courage and commitment of all finishers.

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Get Set Defining Moments

2017 MCM Event Schedule

2017 MCM Event Schedule

Register for Historic Half

Great medal + Amazing crowds + Terrific weekend getaway + the Marines=an Instant Running Favorite. The Marine Corps Historic Half features colonial sites, a quaint downtown and the now famous Hospital Hill.

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For the Love Me Wall

​In the weeks following “The People’s Marathon,” the MCM combs through all split times and finisher data to confirm results and validate the age awards. At the conclusion of this process, the database is deemed official and finisher certificates are made available to MCM participants. And that time is now.

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Shop MCM on Cyber Monday

MCM runners are encouraged to take a break and stuff their own stockings with collectibles, apparel and keepsakes in celebration of "The People's Marathon." Visit the MCM Shop and link to licensed partners for unique MCM-branded items.

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