Operation Iraqi Freedom 200.3 MiLer

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Date of Event 02.01.2023
Operation Iraqi Freedom began on March 20, 2003. In commemoration, MCMO challenges runners, solo or as a team, to complete 200.3 miles from February 1 to March 19, finishing just before the 20th Anniversary.

Overview

Operation Iraqi Freedom began on March 20, 2003. In commemoration, MCMO challenges runners, solo or as a team, to complete 200.3 miles from February 1 to March 19, finishing just before the 20th Anniversary. The Operation Iraqi Freedom 200.3 Miler is the latest installment in MCMO’s virtual series kicking off each event calendar.

The event will feature a map accessible through a participant’s haku account. The map will show a runner’s progress as they journey part of the distance from Kuwait City to Baghdad. For every five miles achieved, participants will receive historic facts about Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ambitious runners are welcome to complete the total distance between the two cities for a total of 415.7 miles. Those who choose to continue past the 200.3 distance will receive facts every 20 miles until they reach the destination of Baghdad.

Registration

** SOLD OUT **

Registration costs $47 per individual and is open to ages 10 and up. There is no limit to the number of participants on a team. Each participant will be mailed a long sleeve crew neck shirt, a stunning coin and a postcard.

register as a team

Creating a team? Here’s how to do it:

  • Team captain will register first
  • Captain must click the box in the online form to establish and name their team
  • A private link will be created and appear in the captain’s Haku participant account
  • Captain will share this special link with team members
  • Team members will then register via this link to join the team
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Expires on: 09/23/2023

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Authority: 10 U.S.C. 5041, Headquarters, US Marine Corps; Marine Corps Order P1700.27B, Marine Corps Community Services Policy Manual (MCCS); Marine Corps Marathon Charter effective 27 Mar 2007; and SORN MMC00010 and SORN NM01700-1.

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Virtual Info

Run dates begin on February 1, 2023. Runners must complete their virtual distance by March 19, 2023.

about

The event will feature a map accessible through a participant’s haku account. The map will show a runner’s progress as they journey part of the distance from Kuwait City to Baghdad. For every five miles achieved, participants will receive historic facts about Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ambitious runners are welcome to complete the total distance between the two cities for a total of 415.7 miles. Those who choose to continue past the 200.3 distance will receive facts every 20 miles until they reach the destination of Baghdad.

The interactive course map showing exactly where you are located on the course can be found under the ‘Course Map’ tab. View individual or team progress.

instructions

Participant Bib

Registered virtual runners may download a personal participant bib to wear or display. Bibs are now available.

To Download your Virtual Bib:

  • Log into your Participant Account (username is your email)
  • Click “Your Registrations”
  • Click on your Operation Iraqi Freedom 200.3 Miler registration
  • Click “Download Your Virtual Bib”

Connect a wearable

Participants have the option to link their personal wearables to their account to track their mileage and submit results. This should be done prior to starting your virtual event. Log into your participant account to view wearable options.

To sync your wearable:

  • Connect your wearable device.
  • Click on “Your devices” at the top of the screen and click “Connect” under your device.
  • Follow the steps to connect.
  • You will be prompted to log into your wearable device

Submitting Results

Runners are encouraged to submit their results through participant account in Haku.

Results may be submitted via a link to a public page from an app, a screenshot, a photo of a watch or treadmill or directly from a supported wearable device. Ensure to record both distance and time in your submission. Participants have until March 19, 2023 to input their finisher data.

To submit results manually:

  • Log into Participant Account
  • Click “Your Registrations”
  • Click on the specific event registration
  • Scroll to the bottom of registration information
  • Enter total finish time, distance completed and additional information.
  • Enter proof of finish time via link or photo (optional)
  • Click “Save” to complete your submission

To submit results from synced device:

  • Log into Participant Account
  • Click “Your Registrations.”
  • Select the event you are submitting time for
  • Click “Submit Activity” and “Log New Activity.”
  • Select “Add From Wearable.”
  • The data from your device will be displayed
  • Click “Select” to choose an activity to submit as your results.

Finisher Certificates

Finisher certificates will be available starting March 1.

To download your virtual finisher certificate:

  • Log into Participant Account
  • Click “Your Registrations”
  • On the right side, click on “See Your Finisher Details”
  • Click on “View Your Results”
  • Click on “Download Finisher Certificate”

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