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Semper Fidelis "The People's Marathon"

The mission of the Marine Corps Marathon is to showcase physical fitness and generate 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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MCM Results

MCM and MCM10K splits, results and leaders from the 42nd MCM Weekend on October 22, 2017. Results are currently unofficial and under review. Questions may be emailed to timer.guy@gmail.com.

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Turkey Trot 10K and Mile

The final run in the 2017 MCM Event Series happens on November 18 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. Registration is open now.

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New Personalized MCM Finisher Certificates

In 2017, the MCM debuts a new feature allowing for personalization of the finisher certificate to best represent an individual runner's experience. Runners may select up to four of 11 badges to illustrate their run with the Marines.

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Why January is Important to Runners Club

Runners who have successfully completed at least five Marine Corps Marathons are eligible to join the MCM Runners Club. Currently, the Club boasts 3,535 members. During October 2017, more than 1,740 club members participated in the 42nd MCM. Annually, more than 300 individuals earn access to the Runners Club by completing their fifth MCM.

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