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Feb.13.2024

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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Feb.09.2024

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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Feb.07.2024

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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Jan.16.2024

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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Jan.09.2024

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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Dec.18.2023

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 […]

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Nov.17.2023

2024 DISTINGUISHED PARTICIPANT program

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 […]

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Nov.17.2023

2024 Semper Fidelis Challenge

In 2024, the Semper Fidelis Challenge will once again encapsulate the Marine Corps Marathon Organization’s three premiere events and bring them together in an exciting new way. The Semper Fidelis Challenge will now be available as a bundle! This bundle will go on sale November 17 for Active and Reservist military and November 18 for […]

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Nov.14.2023

2023 MCM Results Announcement

On Sunday, October 29, 2023, Marine Corps Marathon Weekend runners were faced with unseasonably warmer conditions leading to a rapid increase in medical support. During the event, it was advised by our local Emergency Medical Service partners and the MCMO medical team to implement two gauntlets earlier than planned for the health and safety of […]

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Oct.19.2023

sponsor spotlight: navy federal credit union

Race day and every day, Navy Federal Credit Union is here to support you on your financial journey with tools and resources like their new MakingCents financial wellness program. MakingCents gives you access to articles, calculators, personalized dashboards, podcasts, financial advisors, seminars and more. Choose what works for you and reference them whenever you need! […]

Register for the Marine Corps Historic Half

It’s the greatest half in history! Run through historic Fredericksburg from the retail hub of Central Park, through quaint downtown shops and restaurants, up Hospital Hill to a finish line bathed in stars and stripes.