MCM Lottery (March 13-March 23)
Runners age 14 and above can register to participate in the 40th MCM. Public registration will be conducted through online lottery that opens at noon (Eastern) on Friday, March 13 and closes at noon on Monday, March 23. Participants must complete the form with all current contact information including home and email addresses, T-shirt size and emergency contact information. 

While completing the lottery registration process, runners may choose to purchase a discounted photo package from MarathonFoto; bold "With Purpose" and "Mission Focus" MCM training apparel from Brooks; online training program from runcoach; or tickets to the Carbo Dining In, pre-event pasta dinner. 

Runners may notice a $1 verification check on their credit card accounts as part of the lottery registration process. This doesn't represent an actual charge buy simply serves to verify the account information. No charges for registration or training items will be incurred until a runner is officially registered will be notified by email on March 25 and will pay $125.00 plus processing fees.


Marine Corps Marathon Account
Participants are encouraged to set up an MCM Registration Account (free of charge) to simplify the registration process. 

Establishing an account prior to the Lottery will ensure greater ease in completing the form. The account also autofills information for those runners participating in more than one MCM event throughout the year. By establishing a MCM account, individuals also can continually update personal information, such as changes in address or email, etc. 

2015 MCM Event Schedule  
2015 1775 Register Button   Saturday, March 28. Participants in the Marine Corps 17.75K will run the unique distance of 11.03 miles in Prince William County, VA, on the scenic paths and roads of Prince William Forest Park, located just outside Marine Corps Base Quantico, and earn an Access Granted pass for swift and guaranteed registration to the Marine Corps Marathon in October 2015. Registration for 17.75K opens March 11, at noon (Eastern). 
2015 Historic Half Register Now Button  

Sunday, May 17. #RunWithTheMarines, again in 2015 in Fredericksburg, VA for the Marine Corps Historic Half. Register for the 2015 Marine Corps Historic Half to be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Register now!


Sunday, May 17. The Historic 10K hosts 1,000 runners on a 6.2 mile run from the quaint Fall Hill neighborhood, past historical structures, significant landmarks and inviting cafes, museums and boutiques, up Hospital Hill, before concluding at the impressive Historic Half finish line.  

  Sunday, May 17. Whether a first step on a new running journey, an all-out assault on a personal record, a unique 3.1 mile run or a Sunday morning pre-brunch activity, the Semper Fred 5K offers motivated runners the chance to experience race day excitement and the thrill of crossing a big time finish line.
2015 Run Amuck Register Button   Saturday, June 13. Run Amuck, the MCM's messiest mud and obstacle event, hosts 4,000 runners who face arduous obstacles and plenty of mud along a 4 mile course on Saturday, June 13.

2015 Run Amuck Mini Register Button  

Saturday, June 13. Run Amuck and the scaled down two-mile version of the course, Mini Run Amuck, is appropriately wild fun for rowdy runners (age 8 and up), outrageous athletes and fun-loving families.


Saturday, August 24. Splash, cycle, beat feet in the Quantico Tri on August 24!  Hosted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, each leg of the sprint distance event features a unique view of the "Crossroads of the Marine Corps." 

2015 MCM Kids Run Register Button   Saturday, October 24. The MCM Kids Run will be held in the Pentagon North parking lot. Nearly 3,600 children ages 5-12 will participate in the one-mile just-for-fun event. All participants receive a T-shirt, medal and snacks at the finish line.

Sunday, October 25. Enjoying a picturesque start on the National Mall, MCM10K participants complete the final 6.2 miles of the MCM course while viewing nine landmarks before crossing the finish line at the Marine Corps War Memorial.

2015 MCM Register Button  

Sunday, October 25. Public registration for "The People's Marathon" is being conducted through online lottery. There is no cost nor processing fee to enter the Lottery! In fact, no charges will be incurred until a runner is officially registered. The MCM Lottery opens March 13 to March 22. Anyone age 14 and older is eligible to register for the Lottery. Runners will be notified of their registration status on March 25.   



Sunday, October 25. The Runner's World Challenge is headed to the 40th MCM. A limited number of entries are available. Participants enjoy online training, coaching, access to Runner's World experts and editors and Runner's World VIP events during MCM weekend. Registration opens at noon Eastern!


Sunday, October 25. Active Duty and Reserve early registration sold out in 9 hours on Februrary 23. Thanks to MCM sponsor, Geico, for supporting this program and to everyone who enthusiastically registered for the 40th MCM. Those members of the military unable to obtain a spot in the 40th MCM during this limited registration window are encouraged to sign up for the MCM Lottery opening on March 13 or join one of the MCM Charity Partners.

2015 TT Register Button    Saturday, November 21. The Turkey Trot 10K, for runners ages 8 and older, features a final calorie burning, waist-slimming opportunity before the holiday indulgence. The kids’ version offers a mad dash for runners ages 9 and under.


Exp Date: 09/30/2017

AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. §5041; MCO P1700.27B; Marine Corps Marathon Charter, 27 March 2007. 

PURPOSE: Information is collected to register, acknowledge, and promote participation in Marine Corps Marathon race events.  The Marine Corps Marathon Office and its sponsors use information to plan, organize, coordinate, and execute events, including commemoration, publication or marketing, recognition and communication with participants and volunteers before, during, and after the event. 
ROUTINE USES: Any release of information contained in this system of records outside of DoD will be compatible with the purposes for which the information is collected and maintained. The DoD Blanket Routine uses may apply to this system of records.
DISCLOSURE: Providing information is voluntary; however, failure to complete the form will limit the Marine Corps Marathon organization’s ability to register runners and volunteers and to communicate with organizations or individuals outside of DoD and may adversely impact individuals from participation in Marine Corps Marathon events.  





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