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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

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New! Desert Storm 218-Miler

In honor of the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, also known as the liberation of Kuwait, the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) will host the virtual Desert Storm 218 Miler. Runners ages 10 and up will have the opportunity to complete 218 miles—the approximate distance the Marines covered upon arrival between the main airport in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia to the middle of Kuwait City.

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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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Dustin Biggerstaff – Running for Self, Family and Those Who Can’t

“I joined the Fund’s sports program (Team Semper Fi) where I was then able to maintain my recovery/therapy through sport, raise awareness and funds for the Fund, and challenge myself like I never thought I would before,”

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​Surprise! MCM Home Deliveries Presented by Hyundai

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) staff surprised five local runners earlier this month when the team delivered event day supplies and other goodies in person. The lucky recipients ranged from veteran MCM runners to first-timers with inspiring and interesting stories.

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