Marine Corps Historic Half
Rise to the Challenge and #RunWithTheMarines through the grounds of the Officer Candidates School (OCS). The 7.46 mile course offers unique access to the training area for future Marine leaders.
Marine Corps Marathon
Recognized for impeccable organization on an iconic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Known as ‘the best marathon for beginners,’ the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.”
Additional Events: MCM50KMCM10KMCM Kids RunMCM Dining In
Unleash a pre-emptive strike on holiday calories by running a 10K along the tree-lined roadways of Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Operation Iraqi Freedom 200.3 Miler
Operation Iraqi Freedom began on March 20, 2003. In commemoration, MCMO challenges runners, solo or as a team, to complete 200.3 miles from February 1 to March 19, finishing just before the 20th Anniversary.
Marine Corps 17.75K
The Marine Corps 17.75K distance commemorates the year the Marine Corps was established.
News & updates
2023 MCM Four Star Package
The MCM Four Star Registration Package offers a stellar bundle of benefits starting with guaranteed…
2023 team registration
Do you have a group of friends, classmates, service members or more that all run?…
2023 Semper Fidelis Challenge
Your favorite challenge is back with a few changes and a little extra motivation! Read…
2023 mcm weekend registration
Due to the number of expected deferment re-registrations from 2020, 2021 and 2022, the Marine…
MCMO 2023 Event Calendar
The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) is excited to unveil the 2023 event schedule! This…
meet the 2023 mcm diplomats
These passionate runners are helping MCMO tell the world about a healthy and active lifestyle through fun, authentic and engaging content. Follow each of our Diplomats as they showcase their passion for the sport while training for the 48th MCM.
About the Marine Corps Marathon Organization
The MCM is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world and stands as the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.” The MCM has been voted “Best Marathon in the Mid Atlantic,” “Best Marathon for Charities” and “Best Spectator Event.” Hosted annually in the Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, the MCM offers an experience for runners to tour the nation’s most recognizable landmarks while being supported by the men and women of the United States Marine Corps.