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45th MCM

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Update Coronavirus (COVID-19)

August 13, 2020. To prioritize the health and safety of the MCM running community and staff, we’re taking preventative measures and implementing the following safety guidelines for all in-person events to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Get Set Defining Moments

Start Prepared

New! Frozen Chosin

Runners will complete 7.0 miles between November 27 and December 13, 2020, a span of dates matching the battle that occurred in −36 °F in 1950.

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Virtual-Only MCM Weekend

All events for the 2020 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Weekend scheduled for Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25 in Arlington, Virginia and the nation’s capital will shift to virtual-only status, due to ongoing public health concerns and the guidelines of local governments.

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​MCM Audio Experience

The MCM Audio Experience presented by USAA offers virtual runners the opportunity to hear cheer messages from special guests while running in locations across the country. Runners can even solicit cheer messages from friends and family to play alongside the music or whatever else is in their earbuds.

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MedStar Provides Free Exercise Bands to MCM Runners

Every MCM Weekend participant will receive a free MedStar Health exercise band. Look for the bands in the runner packet you'll receive in the mail alongside the official participant shirt and finisher medal.

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