MCM Briefing

MCM Start and Finish

Knowing is half the battle.

Start Line

The Start Line is uniquely situated between the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery – the location offers a distinct reminder to runners that this is not just any marathon.

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Finish Line

Cross the finish line at the Marine Corps War Memorial and receive the coveted Eagle, Globe and Anchor medal.

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Earned Not Given Take the Lead

MCM Schedule

From October 20-22, the MCM hosts events and excitement for runners and supporters to motivate, inspire and entertain.

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Course Details

Aptly nicknamed the “Marathon of the Monuments,” the scenic route passes by the most impressive landmarks in Virginia and the nation’s capital.

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Course Map

Hosted in the nation's capital with the start and finish in Arlington, VA, the Marine Corps Marathon offers an unparalleled journey through the most recognizable landmarks in our country.

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Mental Prep Training Body and Mind