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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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MCM50K Game Changer

Since the recent announcement of the inaugural MCM50K, event organizers have received approval for a revised course that has resulted in multiple favorable upgrades.

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Why June 15 Will Be an Action Packed Day

The MCM Event Series will debut Recon Ruck alongside Run Amuck, the mud and obstacle event, and the Belleau Wood 8K aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico on June 15. A double, known as the Crossroads Challenge, will also be introduced.

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Marine Corps Marathon Offers Something More

There's a new option to #RunWithTheMarines on October 27 with the announcement that the Marine Corps Marathon Organization will be introducing a 50K as part of MCM Weekend. The inaugural MCM50K will take place on Sunday, October 27, the same day as the 44th MCM and the MCM10K.

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17.75K is a Run of Good Luck

Bypass the MCM Lottery and still secure an entry by running your way into the 44th Marine Corps Marathon. Remove luck from the equation and get ready to register for the high demand Marine Corps 17.75K when registration opens on Wednesday, February 20 at noon eastern. Every finisher in this 11.03-mile run, to be held on March 23, receives ‘Access Granted!’-a guaranteed entry for the Marine Corps Marathon.

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Meaningful Medals for Marines

Participating in the Turkey Trot are the Always Faithful – the Distinguished Participant runners. True to the Marine value of Semper Fidelis, these individuals consistently registered to #RunWithTheMarines throughout the year to qualify for this esteemed recognition. Find out what inspired four Marines to run the four qualifying events this year. Brought to you by Sentara Healthcare, we improve health every day.

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1,064 Powerful Steps

wear blue: run to remember will build a tribute wear blue Mile on the Marine Corps Marathon course. Always a runner favorite for its moving poignant reflection of service, this tribute Mile will honor our nation's fallen heroes along the scenic and peaceful serenity of Hains Point.

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Local Running Specialty Stores Offer Concierge Service

Runners in the DMV can visit Pacers or Potomac River Running stores to beat the expo rush and shop for 2018 MCM apparel by Brooks. The running stores are also extending a special concierge packet pick-up service.

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Brunch Above the MCM

From The Observation Deck at CEB Tower, spectators and runners can view the MCM for the first time from 31 stories above the action. Tickets are on sale now for the VIP Spectator Experience for Brunch Above the MCM or discounted weekend access tickets to view the nation's capital and the MCM from a truly exceptional vantage point! The Observation Deck is located in Rosslyn, home of the Finish Festival.

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Experts, Icons and Insiders Headline MCM Runners Conference

The popular MCM Runners Conference has a new home--right on the main floor of the MCM Health & Fitness Expo presented by Cigna. Experts, icons, advisors and insiders will talk running, health, MCM and more. Reserve a seat in advance or find time while visiting the Expo to drop in on the interesting action at the MCM Runners Conference.

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