August 10, 2016

Add Fun to the Run and Pep to your Step

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Hype and hope highlight the hoopla at the high energy kickoff to MCM Weekend. Runners and their personal cheering squad should purchase tickets now to the MCM Pep Rally, happening on Friday, Oct. 28 from 7-9 p.m. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, the new MCM HQ hotel. Usher in the 41st MCM with pom poms, cheerleaders, a wild emcee, special guest expert speakers, appetizers, music and more surprises. Mix and mingle with other runners based on pace, hometown or military connection. Design a personalized cheer sign. This is the place to rev up and generate the energy necessary for a 26.2 mile run from the Pentagon to the Iwo. Tickets are $15 per runner and $17 per guest. All who register for the Pep Rally will receive a confirmation email that serves as the ticket to enter the event. First Command Financial Services proudly sponsors this epic event.

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Register for the Marine Corps Marathon Weekend

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.” The weekend also offers the MCM10K and MCM50K.