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January 28, 2015
MCM Captures Gold Certification for Environmental Initiatives
The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) has received Gold certification, the highest level awarded by the Council for Responsible Sport for being socially and environmentally responsible as a world-class running event. The MCM has been recognized for enacting best practices during the 39th MCM held on Oct. 25, 2014. The MCM earned 45 credits to become the largest U.S. marathon to earn this distinction among environmentally-conscious sporting events. 
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January 26, 2015
Register to 'Run With the Marines' at Historic Half
Now is the time to register Run With the Marines at the celebrated Marine Corps Historic Half on May 17 as registration for the event will increase by $20 beginning Feb. 1. Historic Half registration is available for $60 at for all (age 10 and above) but will increase starting Sunday. The distinctive Marine Corps Historic Half is located in Fredericksburg, VA halfway between the nation's capital and the Commonwealth's capital of Richmond. 
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January 14, 2015
While gearing runners of all ages to get active in 2015, the MCM Event Series presents a variety of distances and experiences, including the event that offers, guaranteed entry to one of the nation's most beloved marathons. Hosted annually by the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), the MCM Event Series includes the unique Marine Corps 17.75 with its golden opportunity to obtain "guaranteed access" to the 40th MCM; the messy fun of the popular Run Amuck mud and obstacle event; the Quantico Tri with a new course; and the Turkey Trot 10K for families to enjoy as a pre holiday celebration.
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January 6, 2015
Five Northern Virginia elementary schools have earned recognition as the winners of the 2014 Healthy School Award, presented by the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). The award is presented to the schools with the largest student participation at the MCM Kids Run, held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 during MCM Weekend. All repeat winners, these schools have demonstrated an on-going commitment to the importance of the physical fitness of their students.  
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