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A World of Opportunity for Veterans in the Workplace

When he first left the Marine Corps, Jared McGowen faced a lot of challenges while transitioning to civilian life, as many veterans do. Now, his main purpose is writing and speaking about overcaming obstacles by applying his military experiences and training to build the life he always dreamed of having.

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Getting by with a Little Help from Your Friends

​Ed Landry and Rick Peacor didn’t know each other until about two years ago, but they now share a strong friendship and a bond as former Marines and runners.

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Family of Eight Offers Tips for Tri

​Both, husband and wife, served in the Marine Corps as drill instructors. Perhaps it’s that DI mindset that has motivated this family of eight to participate in the Quantico Tri.

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It's about Time for the MCM Pace Team

Marathon Maniacs Pace Team offers dedicated pacers for both, the MCM and the inaugural MCM50K. Pace teams help runners meet a time goal by skillfully maintaining a specific time per mile.

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What is the Gauntlet?

There are multiple timing benchmarks along the MCM course to support timing requirements. These checkpoints are the two gauntlets and "Beat the Bridge."

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Pennsylvania Couple Runs to Save World

“Be grateful for all you have. Work hard for all you want. Help as many people along the way as you can.” Couple distinguishes themselves as they #RunWithTheMarines.

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Three Events are Miles Apart from the MCM

"The one-mile distance events are a way to create moments of shared joy and accomplishment for families with their young runners," says MCM Director Rick Nealis. "They are also intended for individuals, who might otherwise be hesitant about running, to start down that path with a 'feel good' experience."

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Long Distance Legends Meet at MCM50K

Alongside 1,700 MCM50K participants will be two world renowned runners, Michael Wardian and Dean Karnazes. Here are five things to expect when sharing the start line with these famous feet.

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From 20s-50s: Marines Share Tips for the Ages

A look at running through the decades with Marines between the ages of 20 and 50.

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You Can Ring My Bell

I had been the custodian of a special item which, after a long journey, is once again serving our Armed Services personnel with distinction

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Six Hour Road Trip Distinguishes Father/Daughter Relationship

“My Dad and I are going to achieve the Distinguished Participant together, and the memories we take home from each of these races is more than enough to keep us happily reminiscing."

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Dishing the Dirt on Run Amuck

Here’s the dirt on the super popular mud and obstacle event happening on Quantico this weekend. Limited registration is still available.

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Reduced Fees Mark Global Running Day

To commemorate Global Running Day, runners can take advantage of a special 15% off registration discount for the entire MCM Event Series. Runners may register using the discount code MCMGlobal2019 on Wednesday, June 5 until midnight eastern.

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Let the Marines Prepare Dinner for You

Events bring together runners, their supporters and the Marines in the spirit of competition and the pursuit of athleticism. Now, there's a new way to gather these parties...at the dinner table.

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Six Events that Celebrate Marine Corps Culture

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization celebrates the storied history of the United States Marine Corps through running events that bear the name of important Marine Corps dates, terms and iconic battles including the Belleau Wood 8K to be hosted on Saturday, June 15 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.

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