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Marine Corps Marathon Recognized as Gold-Level Sustainable Event

​The 2019 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) was awarded Gold level certification by the Council for Responsible Sport, an organization that independently verifies the socially and environmentally responsible work by sports events.

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MCM Volunteer Spotlight: On the Frontlines with Niemann

"I do it because I enjoy it. I like working with the people, the challenges and making order out of chaos. I get to do a lot of things not always available to others."

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MCM Volunteer Spotlight: Brad Brecher, the Marine, Runner and Dream Volunteer

"As a Marine and runner, it allows me to give back to the running community through an organization whose mission is aligned with my personal priorities and life."

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MCM Volunteer Spotlight: Semper Fi & America’s Fund

"It is the least we can do to support those who have given so much." The first blog in the National Volunteer Appreciation Month series featuring Semper Fi & America's Fund.

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Brother and Sister Meet for the First Time at Marine Corps Marathon

Steven, a retired USMC Sergeant, and Lettie discovered they were brother and sister in August. Their first meeting was at the MCM finish line in October 2019.

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You’re in the MCM! Now What?

Start planning for your success in October and use the 5 T's to guide you through training and MCM day..

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Run for a Cause with MCM Charity Partners

Choose an organization that resonates with you and click the links to connect directly with the organization and their representatives to find out how you can add purpose to your miles. Charities may have entries to the MCM, MCM10K and even the MCM50K.

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Get Up, Get Out, Get Set and Go Race

Less than a year after her first #RunWithTheMarines, Golladay received a new set of prosthetics and began honing her newfound passion.

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MCM Marks National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Running 26.2 miles is an incredible feat, but for those participating in honor of a family member who served or is serving, the accomplishment serves a bigger purpose. As we remember those that have fought and sacrificed for their country, we recognize the family members who share their stories.

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Tips for Running Safely During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even in most places where we are required to shelter in place, going outside for periods of time to run, hike or just to take a walk with people from your household and/or dog is safe – and good.

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Runner Receives Rightful Award

“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.”

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Women's History Month: Meet the MCMO Deputy

“I consider myself very fortunate to have been here at the right time to experience the running boom and have a critical role in growing the organization to what it is today."

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Marine Corps Marathon Pledge to Runners

Understanding runners may demonstrate some apprehension to look too far down the road and commit to registering for an event, the MCMO offers the following Pledge to Runners in an effort of reassurance.

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20 Tips for First-Time Marathon Runners

​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.

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Historic Half Course Adjustments Announced

​The Marine Corps Historic Half Weekend is just around the corner and there are a few minor course changes for both the Historic Half and the Semper 5ive.

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