Crystal City

For spectators with youngsters, there's no better spot to watch the MCM than from Crystal City, where the event has been tailored just to the needs of families. The festival is located at 18th & Crystal Drive.

Hundreds of bright colorful flags line the streets of Crystal City as the runners pass miles 22 and 23 of the Marine Corps Marathon and miles 3 and 4 of the MCM10K.

Relax and dine at one of Crystal City’s many restaurants and eateries while supporting loved ones at the race. The Festival will have fun for the whole family with moon bounces, face painting, arts and crafts, cotton candy, balloon animals, circus activities, and more. It promises to be a great day for the runners and spectators alike.

Plenty of free parking is available in the parking garage at Crystal Drive and 23rd St. Crystal Run is just a few metro stops from the MCM start and finish areas at mile 22/23 of the MCM course. Simply take Metro's blue or yellow lines to the Crystal City Station.

About Crystal City

The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN.

Crystal City Run