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The Crossroads Cup

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization is proud to introduce The Crossroads Cup at the Quantico 12K. New for 2024, Marine Corps Base Quantico units and tenant commands are invited to battle it out on August 24 on the training grounds of the Officer Candidate School (OCS). Participating teams will receive free entry into the Quantico […]

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Sponsor Spotlight: Navy Federal Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union serves all members of the armed forces, the DoD, Veterans and their families. We help our members crush their financial goals with low fees, great rates and 24/7 stateside member service. From guidance and support to helpful tools and resources, with Navy Federal, you’ve always got a partner who’s got your […]

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2024 Mission ready lunch

2024 Mission ready lunch Become Mission Ready for your MCM Weekend event on Saturday, October 26 at 12:30 p.m. hosted at the Gaylord National Resort. Participants and their families are invited to join MCMO for a delicious pre-event meal that will have anyone fueled up for Sunday morning. Previously known as the MCM Dining In, […]

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Seeded Runner Program

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization will once again be offering a Seeded Runner option for the Marine Corps Marathon. This year, we are also bringing the option to the Marine Corps Historic Half. As a seeded runner, you will receive access to exclusive baggage with proximity to the start line, dedicated portable toilets, special access […]

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2024 Team Competition

Do you have a group of friends, classmates, service members or more that all run? The affiliated-based Teams competition returns to the Marine Corps Historic Half and the 49th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). Gather your squad and get ready to take on the mission. Here is how it works: Teams are made up of four […]

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2024 Fleet Feet Historic Half Event

Are you in the Fredericksburg area and training for the Marine Corps Historic Half? Come out to Fleet Feet Fredericksburg for a fun gathering with other area runners!

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2024 Theme: Celebrating Women in Service

In 2024, the Marine Corps Historic Half and Marine Corps Marathon Weekends will honor and celebrate the strong and inspirational women who have chosen to serve their country and their communities as military members and first responders. Since the first Marine Corps Marathon in 1976, women have become more prevalent in the military, taken more […]

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2024 MCM Kids Run Shirt Design Contest

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization is excited to announce a special opportunity for the future artist in your family or school. Grab those crayons and paint brushes to create the next MCM Kids Run shirt! All your artist needs to do is submit the artwork and our designers will turn it into a fun shirt […]

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2024 MCMO Event Calendar

Dates are set for the 2024 Marine Corps Marathon Organization running schedule and we can’t wait for you to #RunWithTheMarines! There are live and virtual events of various distances for all ages and levels, starting in January. The Newbie Same great race, new fresh look! Returning Challenge new challenge Registration for the Marine Corps 17.75K […]




In 2024, runners can now register for all five event weekends at one time with the 2024 Distinguished Participant bundle. Take on the Marine Corps 17.75K, Marine Corps Historic Half, Quantico 12K, one of the MCM Weekend events (MCM10K, MCM or MCM50K) and the Turkey Trot and earn a special medal! The Distinguished Participant bundle […]

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.