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43rd MCM

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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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Health & Fitness Expo

With hundreds of vendor booths, Packet Pick-up, interactive displays, giveaways and more, the Health & Fitness Expo presented by Cigna, is the first stop for runners.


Kids Can Run with the Marines

Inviting 5-12 year olds to register for the MCM Kids Run presented by Virginia529 is a one mile, just-for-fun run with Marines at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.

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New December Running Event on Quantico Golf Course

​You’ve heard of walking the greens but ‘running the greens?’ That becomes a thing this December when the Marine Corps Marathon Organization in partnership with Marine Corps Base Quantico hosts a limited field 8K on the Medal of Honor Golf Course.

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Collect Cheers from Loved Ones

Hear the sweet sounds of your children’s voices. Listen to encouraging words from your spouse. Feel energized by inspiring cheers from a parent. Get an audio push from friends. Download the Motigo app to hear an audio tour highlighting the MCM course with added motivation from a personal support crew of friends and family.

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