“What really intrigued me was the length to which...the MCM Organization went to not only seek me out...but also to make sure that a wrong was corrected. That speaks volumes for the Marine Corps and the values held therein.”
So, you’re thinking of running your first marathon? Great! There’s no better place for your debut than the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). The MCM, also known as “The People’s Marathon,” is the best event for first-time marathoners. While the course is nothing short of spectacular and crossing the finish line is exhilarating, the road to completion is not easy.
The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) hosts runners from all 50 states and dozens of countries every October in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital. The lottery process for registration can be…intense to say the least. Runners have a two-week window during March 18-31 to declare their intent to run the MCM by signing up for the MCM Lottery.
The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) recognized the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington D.C. (AFRH-W) for their longstanding support of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and the local amateur radio operators (HAMs) by presenting a special plaque created by Flags of Valor at last week’s Town Hall Meeting.
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Bushatz admits that the hardest part of being a military wife is the emotional toll it can take on you and your family. Every day in the military is different and you have to understand it is a lifelong commitment. Her outlet is running.