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Video: Watch How Service Dogs Change Veterans Lives

In honor of Service Dog Awareness month this September, our MCM partners at Purina Dog Chow are proud to launch the fourth annual Service Dog Salute campaign. Crafted in the USA, Dog Chow has proudly supported the military since the brand was founded in 1926, and their military commitment continues today.

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Beating The Heat: Staying Cool and Staying Motivated Through the Summer

It’s August (AUGUST!) and that means a few things: we’re into the double-digit countdown to MCM. So how do you stay motivated when the the training is just getting more difficult, and how do you run through these scorching hot days? Let’s take a minute to review some tips that can help take the edge off and keep your eyes on the finish line.

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​Why I’m Excited for Virtual MCM 2021

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​Announcing Live MCM Weekend for 2021

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) is excited to announce that the 2021 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Weekend will be held live and in-person this October 29 – 31 in Arlington, Virginia and the nation’s capital!

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Five Tips for Crossing the Finish Line without a Running Injury

The trick to preventing injuries while achieving your goals is all in the preparation and building of healthy habits before race day. Whether you’re running in a 5K, mud run, half or full marathon, following these five tips will keep you healthy and help you reach your goals.

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​Meet Marine Corps Historic Half Iron Milers: The Muhlhausers

The Marine Corps Historic Half is one of the couple’s all-time favorite events, but last year's virtual run was difficult for both. In a funk due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown, she cited overeating and lack of motivation to do much of anything, including training. But the Pennsylvania residents rose to the challenge with Beth finishing in 3:12:15 and Rob in 3:22:59.

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​Meet Marine Corps Historic Half Iron Miler Lawrence Taber

For Taber, this and every other #RunWithTheMarines means that no matter how tired he’s feeling, how miserable the weather may be, or whatever else is trying to bring his spirits down, he knows he’s not alone. “I've got the Marines and everyone else who's out there on the course with me all the way. It also means that I've got their backs as well.”

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​Meet Marine Corps Historic Half Iron Miler Kim Crisp

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​Meet Marine Corps Historic Half Iron Miler Jeffrey Noone

When the Marine Corps Historic Half opened up in 2008, I was definitely on board. I had long been interested in running every edition of a race, and this was my opportunity. So having ran the first year, I keep driving over to Fredericksburg every year. And as in every event, my favorite part of the course is the finish line.

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​MCMO Volunteer Spotlight – Scott Larimer

Scott Larimer joined the Marine Corps Marathon Organization’s (MCMO) volunteer group. It’s his way of not only giving back to the community that has been a part of his family for generations but also an opportunity to practice his skills as a HAM operator. A talented videographer, Larimer also supported the 2019 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) by filming the HAM training for all the HAM operators who were unable to attend the meeting.

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​MCMO Volunteer Spotlight: David Lane

​David Lane has been volunteering with the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) for the last 20 years. As the Emergency Coordinator of the Prince William County Amateur Radio Emergency Service, Lane has been a key part of organizing the local amateur radio or HAM support for MCMO events.

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National Pet Day Profile of Teleri and Manda Lorian

This purebred Australian Shepherd rescue dog name Manda Lorian (cool name, right?) ran the MCM Trifecta in 2020.

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Celebrating Student Athletes – Clayton Stoil

The 16-year-old is a student at Langley High School and a member of the cross country and track and field teams. He can also be found frequently running with the Marines and consistently finishing with pride.

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Seven Running Claims Debunked

The more running grows in popularity, the greater risk there is that runners will receive misguided information. While some claims may have a degree of truth, common myths and misconceptions around running and runners are ever present.

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Introducing the New MCMO Four-Star Diplomat Program

You could be one of the original MCMO Four Star Diplomats. A team of social media savvy runners who are enthusiastic about the sport, participate in MCMO events and identify with the MCMO's mission.

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