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Semper Fidelis "The People's Marathon"

Marine Corps Marathon Organization conducts a series of running events, showcasing physical fitness and generating community goodwill in order to promote the high standards and discipline of the 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 60 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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Four Star Registration

A comprehensive registration bundle with MCM entries, hotel nights, shuttle service, parking, receptions and more! Limited quantities available beginning on January 17.

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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. Registration for the Half, Semper 5ive and Devil Dog Double opens on January 17, 2018.

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25 Reasons to Register Early for the Half

A #RunWithTheMarines is about motivation and so the challenge of conquering Hospital Hill should start with a powerful and confident click on the registration form.

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How will the Devil Dog Double change in 2018?

It's the coup de grace of all dares, the sinister double-dog-dare.​ Starting last year, the Marine Corps Historic Half dared participants to scale the challenging Hospital Hill not once, but twice in one morning by participating in the Semper 5ive and then turning around to complete the 13.1 Half.

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