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.


Limited tickets remain for the Carbo Dining In on Saturday, October 21 at the Gaylord National Resort. Tickets are $65 each. Check in at Solution Center at the Health & Fitness Expo for any available tickets.


Held at the beautiful MCM headquarters hotel, the Gaylord National Harbor and Convention Center on Saturday, October 21 at 6:00 p.m., 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 Michael Wardian, a live musical performance by the American Bombshells, and a delicious pasta buffet ideal for carb loading.


With live entertainment and guest speaker Michael Wardian, the Carbo Dining In program also 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."

Michael Waridan’s first marathon in 1996 was the MCM with the only goal of qualifying for the marathon in Boston and he did by finishing with a time of 3:08. Since that first event, Wardian has completed more than 170 marathons; 70+ Ultra Marathons including one at the North Pole; 20 triathlons including Iron Man Lake Placid; and an adventure race. Wardian has the distinction of running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. He'll speak at the Carbo inspiring runners to stretch their goals.

The American Bombshells bring an all-American Musical Spectacular that will leave you smiling, toe tapping, & proud to be American! As seen frequently on national television, the American Bombshells have been viewed and enjoyed by millions. The American Bombshells are a modern day twist on the Andrews Sisters, serving as Ambassadors of America’s Gratitude to this great nation. This Broadway caliber show will dazzle you in three-part harmony to some of the most memorable music of all time!

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.