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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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Three August Events Open Registration on April 17

Swim, bike and run or...just run with the Marines on August 24. Registration opens on April 17 for the three distinct events to be hosted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.

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R U A Running Fool?

Today is April Fool’s Day - a day notoriously known for pranks and jokes. Except this is real. For TODAY ONLY on April 1, all Historic Half Weekend and Run Amuck Weekend events are 10% off by using code: RUNNINGFOOL19.

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There's Still a Way into the MCM

Limited entries are still available through the MCM Charity Program. Runners determined to #RunWithTheMarines can scan the list of MCM Charity Partners to make a connect to a cause. More than 70 charitable organizations hold guaranteed entries into the MCM.

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Celebrating a Run with the Marines

Ten individuals are celebrating their birthdays as they #RunWithTheMarines at the Marine Corps 17.75K. Nine runners and one volunteer will participate in the event. Why run on your birthday?

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Karnazes to Run 50K; Speak at Carbo

Renowned ultramarathoner and bestselling author, Dean Karnazes, is set to run the inaugural MCM50K and will also be the featured speaker at the MCM Carbo Dining In on Oct. 26, as part of MCM Weekend.

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Four Dates for Distinguished Status

The Distinguished Participant medal is earned for a year of remaining always faithful (Semper Fidelis) to running with the Marines. Here are the four dates and various distances for runners to choose from to meet the necessary requirements to earn this stunning hardware.

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How the Historic Half is like the MCM

The Marine Corps Historic Half offers runners the pageantry, scenery, history and activity that is expected at the Marine Corps Marathon, only at half the distance. Here are eight ways the Historic Half is like the MCM

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Seven Ways to Enter the MCM

Thousands of runners each year set running with the Marines as a personal goal. There are multiple registration options for runners to gain access to “The People’s Marathon" taking place on Oct. 27 in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital.

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