MCM Runners Conference

Runners ConferenceThe MCM Runners Conference will be held on Saturday, October 24 at the MCM Headquarters Hotel, the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Two entertaining and educational 60-minute sessions are planned. The program features local and national running experts, along with MCM staff in guided panel discussions.

MCM Runners Conference sessions are free; however, runners must pre-register for each event beginning in September. Participants may choose to attend both discussions, but must register separately for each session. Shuttles are available to bring runners from the Health & Fitness Expo to the Hyatt Regency to attend the Runners Conference.

"Intro to the MCM" begins at 1:00 p.m. This session will address MCM-specific topics to help runners to best navigate participation in "The People's Marathon." The expert panel includes Rick Nealis, MCM Race Director; Captain Michelle Weinstein, USN, MCM Medical Operations officer; and representatives from longtime MCM partners, Brooks and Clif Bar.

Runners Conference

Female runners are encouraged to attend the second session of the MCM Runners Conference called Champions in Women's Running. Beginning at 2:15 p.m., registered participants will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with the MCM women's course record holder, Olga Markova.  Also on the panel will be World Record Masters Female Tatyana Pozdyakova and Christine Fennessy of Runners World.


Chas Henry, a combat-decorated former Marine, will moderate the MCM Runners Conference panels. Chas anchors midday broadcasts at the Washington, D. C. radio station All News 99.1 WNEW.  


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