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Medal of Honor Recipient to Skydive into 39th MCM
Medal of Honor recipient and retired U.S. Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter will accompany 11 parachutists in the skies over Arlington, VA on Sunday, Oct. 26 to deliver a 7,800 square-foot American flag at the start of the 39th MCM. Carpenter, who received the Medal of Honor for saving a fellow Marine during the Global War of Terrorism, will skydive in tandem. After skydiving, Carpenter will embark on his second consecutive MCM, joining hundreds of marathoners participating with the Semper Fi Fund, a MCM Charity Partner dedicated to assisting wounded service members.

MCM Encourages Environmental Awareness among Runners, Spectators
The MCM aims to decrease any impact the event has on the environment. With more than 60 percent of the MCM course located on National Park lands, the MCM is partnering with the National Park Service and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics asking runners and spectators to be considerate while discarding trash such as water cups, plastic bottles, gel packs and clothing items during "The People's Marathon."

MCM App Updated for 2014 Event
The MCM released a redesigned version of the user-friendly MCM App available for all iPhone and Android mobile devices. The MCM App instantly delivers essential information including course maps, transportation information, event schedules, runner tracking capabilities, social media feeds, weather updates and event-day results.

MCM Kids Run Registration Available Now, Going Fast!
School is back in session and it's time to register for the 2014 MCM Kids Run held on Saturday, Oct. 25 in Arlington, VA, the day prior to the MCM. Children ages 5-12 are eligible to participate in the one-mile run, hosted in the Pentagon's North Parking lot. The event will take place in six waves beginning at 9:30 a.m. Registration is full for the opening wave, however parents may still register their children in the 10, 10:30, 11, 11:20 and 11:40 a.m. waves.

MCM Weekend Events Offer Info, Entertainment and Enthusiasm
MCM participants are gearing up for an exhilarating four-day weekend this October including motivating experiences such as the First Timers Pep RallyRunners bRUNch and Runners Conference. Each of these events opens for registration on September 10, with limited space available.

MCM Now Offers Online Parking Reservations through Parking Panda
Arriving in the nation's capital for a destination like the MCM is exciting, but finding available parking can be maddening for the thousands of participants and spectators in a hurry to get from place to place. Runners and their supporters now can pre-purchase guaranteed electronic parking passes for convenient lots and garages in advance of MCM Weekend in October. Through a new partnership with Parking Panda, a national leader in online parking reservations, runners and spectators can park near Marathon events without the anxiety of searching for available spots.
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