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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 bundle including MCM entries, hotel nights, shuttle service, parking, pre- and post-MCM hospitality and more! Just added- invitations to the MCM Hall of Fame dinner. Limited quantities available now.

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Historic Half Weekend Registration

Sign up for the Historic Half, Devil Dog Double or Semper 5ive. The quicker a runner registers for the Historic Half, the less expensive the fee.

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Who is Speaking at the MCM Pasta Dinner?

Carbo Dining In is MCM’s pasta dinner that pays homage to a traditional military 'dining in' on the eve of the MCM. Just announced- the 2018 MCM Carbo Dining In will feature guest speakers iconic female athlete Kathrine Switzer and internationally acclaimed author Roger Robinson with musical guest "The Singing Trooper."

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How Quickly will 11,000 MCM Entries Fill?

For the first time in five years, the Marine Corps Marathon will open Rush Registration, allowing runners to claim their spot before the Lottery process begins. Rush Registration is an online mad dash that affords runners instant access to entries without the uncertainty of the Lottery. The MCM will make 11,000 entries available through the Rush process.

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