Belleau Wood 8K

In a wooded area outside Paris known as Belleau Wood, a three-week battle with the Germans in June 1918 would prove to be a defining moment for the U.S. Marine Corps. It was here during WWI that the Marines earned the nickname "Teufel Hunden" or "Devil Dogs.” In a test of individual tenacity, the Belleau Wood 8K will send runners to the woods and onto the trails of Quantico.

113 Days

Until Event Day June 15th

Teufel Hunden Be a Devil Dog

Take to the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico and run the Belleau Wood 8K in commemoration of the battle that occurred over 100 years ago. The course covers 4.97 miles and inspires participants to charge into the woods with a level of determination that honors those Marines who fought in the early 20th century. On this day, every runner becomes a Devil Dog!

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Live Forever

Hills, Trails, Woods

Event Info

Listen to your inner Devil Dog. Run the Belleau Wood 8K and conquer the hills and trails of the Marine Corps Base along this 4.97 mile course.

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Course Map

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Just Get Here Event Details

Hotel

Minutes away from Marine Corps Base Quantico and the Belleau Wood 8K course, the Holiday Inn Quantico Center is dedicated to help make runners' stay unforgettable.

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Schedule

Dates and times to plan for registration and participation in the Belleau Wood 8K.

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Packet Pick-up

Participants must show the E-card at Packet Pick-up either printed out or displayed on phone to obtain the bib and official participant shirt.

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A Century in the Making

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Why June 15 Will Be an Action Packed Day

The MCM Event Series will debut Recon Ruck alongside Run Amuck, the mud and obstacle event, and the Belleau Wood 8K aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico on June 15. A double, known as the Crossroads Challenge, will also be introduced.

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Meaningful Medals for Marines

Participating in the Turkey Trot are the Always Faithful – the Distinguished Participant runners. True to the Marine value of Semper Fidelis, these individuals consistently registered to #RunWithTheMarines throughout the year to qualify for this esteemed recognition. Find out what inspired four Marines to run the four qualifying events this year. Brought to you by Sentara Healthcare, we improve health every day.

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