Become a Sponsor

Only through the support of fine sponsor partners can the Marine Corps continue to host and grow this world class event.

With 30,000 registrants each year, the Marine Corps Marathon ranks among the largest marathons in both the U.S. and the world. Participants routinely acknowledge the event as their ‘favorite marathon.’

Boasting a course that features the well-known landmarks of the nation’s capital, the event combines the athleticism and pageantry found in a top-tier sporting event with the prestige and patriotism of the United States Marine Corps.

Through the MCM Sponsorship Program, connect to multiple communities -- equal parts local and national -- with affinities for the military and personal fitness. Heighten overall brand recognition and reach a well-educated, affluent community.

Sponsor integration is available through multiple targeted programs or customized packages intended to maximize return on objective. Programs include entitlements, amazing digital platforms, activation and an unprecedented 200+ days from when registration sells out to event day to engage a dedicated community of runners.

Request Marine Corps Marathon sponsorship guide.

The 13.1-mile Marine Corps Historic Half, held annually during May in Fredericksburg, Virginia, hosts participants of all ages from around the state of Virginia (67% of participants) and across the country (annually 46+ states represented).

The 8,000-person race field has a solid military participation with over 30% of the field claiming affiliation to the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or National Guard. Sponsors gain exposure amidst the historic sites in city of Fredericksburg, appropriately located halfway between two capitals: Washington, DC and Richmond, VA.

Sponsors are integrated into the event presentation and advance online excitement through a variety of meaningful program benefits including presence at the highly attended Historic Half Healthy Lifestyle Expo, on-course signage, internet branding, logo placements, finish-site activation, media outreach, VIP hospitality and much more.

The MCM Event Series offers unique and thrilling running experiences throughout the year aboard or near Marine Corps Base Quantico. These running challenges attract not only military participants, but also runners from around the state of Virginia (70% of participants) and across the U.S. (annually more than 35 states represented).

More than 10,000 runners will participate in events to be held during March, June, August and November. Each event offers a different challenge and theme from the guaranteed MCM access to mud runs to frozen turkey prizes. Sponsors may enjoy benefits including digital branding, logo placements, on-site activation, giveaways, signage, hospitality and much more.

Contact Info

For more sponsorship information, please contact Marc Goldman, the MCM Sponsorship and Marketing Manager at 703-784-2113 or marc.goldman@usmc-mccs.org.

No Federal nor Marine Corps endorsement of sponsors is implied.