MCM VolunteersThe MCM strives to promote physical fitness, generate community goodwill, and showcase the organizational skills of the United States Marine Corps. That is not possible without the help of more than 1,700 volunteers required during MCM Weekend. Additional support is also necessary during the annual Historic Half Weekend in May, and at each event as part of the MCM Event Series from April through November.

Opportunities to work alongside U.S. Marines range from distributing runner packets and shirts before the event to supporting a water point, food station, or medical aid station race day. To stay close to the action, volunteers may wish to support finish line hospitality or baggage claim.

MCM VolunteerAll volunteers can pride themselves for supporting thousands of individuals striving to achieve their running goals. Additionally, volunteers receive a commemorative shirt for each event supported.

Individuals and groups are encouraged to volunteer throughout the year. Support opportunities are announced at a minimum of six weeks prior to each event. Below is a list of active volunteer opportunities.

For additional information or inquiries, please contact the MCM Volunteer Coordinator for individual and group volunteer information.

Thank you volunteers, from the MCM Director.

Volunteer Certificates available for download - click the "other results" tab


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 Volunteer Future Opportunities - Event Series

Recruiting Groups to Adopt-a-Mile at MCM
Qualified groups are invited to assist clean-up efforts by providing a minimum of 18 volunteers (minimum age of 10) to clean the grass and roadways of runner-discarded debris along an assigned mile of the MCM course.  Each group participating in the Adopt-a-Mile program will receive a $450 stipend and each volunteer will receive an event T-shirt.  Registration for this program has passed. Applicants will be contacted directly to let them know the status. For additional information, please contact Charlie Harr, Marine Corps Marathon Operations Coordinator, at Charles.w.harr@usmc.mil.

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