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February - MCM Event Briefing

Media Releases

Ruck and Multi-Event Challenge Added to MCM Event Series
February 11, 2019
Two New events have been added to the MCM Event Series for June 15 - Recon Ruck and Crossroads Challenge. Both events aim to excite runners with new distances for an unforgettable summer experience.

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Alexandria City Public Schools Presented with Healthy School Award
February 8, 2019
The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) recognized the athleticism and dedication of elementary students by presenting the 2018 Healthy School Award at the Alexandria City Publick School Board Meeting. Schools earned this recognition for having top student participation in the 2018 MCM Kids Run presented by Virginia529.

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Marine Corps Marathon Goes Ultra
February 6, 2019
The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) introduces the MCM50K and enters into the realm of ultras for the first time in the event's 44 year history. The 50-kilometer run will take place on the same day as the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), Oct. 27.

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'Access Granted' to 44th MCM at Marine Corps 17.75K
February 4, 2019
A coveted Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) entry may be secured through running the Marine Corps 17.75K on March 23 in Prince William County, VA. The Marine Corps 17.75K kicks off the 2019 calendar of running events. All finishers receive a guaranteed entry or 'Access Granted' to "The People's Marathon" in October.

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