Carbo Dining In

The unique name of the MCM's pasta dinner - Carbo Dining In - pays homage to a traditional military 'dining in,' an evening that includes dinner and other events to foster camaraderie and esprit de corps. The MCM Carbo Dining In offers world class speakers, Marine Corps - style entertainment and a delicious dinner buffet on the eve of the MCM.


The Carbo Dining In on Saturday, October 27 at the Gaylord National Resort. Tickets are $65 each and may be purchased during MCM Lottery registration.


Held at the beautiful MCM headquarters hotel, the Gaylord National Harbor and Convention Center on Saturday, October 27, the Carbo Dining In, serves up last minute inspiration and excitement for runners and spectators. It's the must-attend event of MCM Weekend. All the Marine Corps energy, hype and carbs necessary to fuel a successful MCM. The evening includes featured speaker, a live musical performance and a delicious pasta buffet ideal for carb loading.


The Carbo Dining In program includes appearances by MCM bulldog mascots, amazing prize giveaways and a terrific meal. Carbo Dining In is the perfect way to prepare for the "The People's Marathon." Previous speakers have included Billy Mills, Michael Waridan and Bart Yasso. The 2018 lineup will be announced soon.

The Carbo Dining-in menu includes caesar salad, seasonal fruit, pasta buffet featuring penne pasta, cheese tortellini pasta, marinara sauce, meat sauce, chef’s choice seasonal steamed vegetables, rolls and butter, assorted cookies. Beverages include iced tea and iced water. Gluten free is available upon request.