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.
Historic Half in Kabul
Just a couple days prior to the tenth anniversary of the Marine Corps Historic Half, 63 runners took off on a 13.1-mile run through the Afghanistan desert participating in Historic Half Forward in Kabul.
Run in Mud: A Rhyme
Inspired by your favorite Dr. Seuss books and just as much fun. Is adventure in your blood? Do you want to run in mud? On June 10th, its Run Amuck. The course will leave you thunderstruck.
Local Actor Returns Home for Speakers Square
Come say “hello” to actor Jim Klock on Friday or Saturday at the Expo. Listen to tips on how to handle Hospital Hill and run strong from Lucky Road. Get the weather report at a meet and greet with Historic Half participant and NBC4 meteorologist Chuck Bell. Score a few selfies with the Historic Half town crier. Speakers Square is located on the main Expo floor next to the Historic Half store.