Stay safe, stay healthy and keep running with the Marines in 2021. Most MCMO events are scheduled as virtual runs initially. Runners must first be registered for a virtual event in order to participate in any events that are ultimately approved to host a live version.
Inspired by the final challenge of recruit training for the United States Marine Corps, known as the Crucible—an extended training exercise where recruits are broken down into squads before facing tasks that test their physical strength, skills and the values they learned throughout training—the Quantico Crucible presented by First Command will challenge participants to complete fitness challenges after covering a 5K distance.
Whether you are running virtually or on the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico, the Crossroads 15K pays homage to the countless career and education paths this base has paved. Crisscross 9.3 miles of wooded trails established on of Quantico. The challenging course will test the mettle of even the best of athletes.