Marine Corps 17.75K
Marine Corps Historic Half
The Marine Corps Historic Half is perfectly situated halfway between the capital of the Commonwealth in Richmond and the nation’s capital. The hugely popular Marine Corps Historic Half has made historic Fredericksburg a fashionable spring weekend getaway.
Additional Events: Healthy Lifestyle Expo
Rise to the Challenge and #RunWithTheMarines through the grounds of the Officer Candidates School (OCS). The 7.46 mile course offers unique access to the training area for future Marine leaders.
Marine Corps Marathon
Recognized for impeccable organization on an iconic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Known as ‘the best marathon for beginners,’ the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.”
Unleash a pre-emptive strike on holiday calories by running a 10K along the tree-lined roadways of Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Hometown Challenge: SMMC
Gather your running partners for this historical journey in celebration of the first senior enlisted advisor post created of any of the United States military branches.
About the Marine Corps Marathon Organization
THE MCM IS ONE OF THE LARGEST MARATHONS IN THE US AND THE WORLD AND STANDS AS THE LARGEST MARATHON IN THE WORLD THAT DOESN’T OFFER PRIZE MONEY, EARNING ITS NICKNAME, “THE PEOPLE’S MARATHON.” THE MCM HAS BEEN VOTED “BEST MARATHON IN THE MID ATLANTIC,” “BEST MARATHON FOR CHARITIES” AND “BEST SPECTATOR EVENT.” HOSTED ANNUALLY IN THE ARLINGTON, VA AND THE NATION’S CAPITAL, THE MCM OFFERS AN EXPERIENCE FOR RUNNERS TO TOUR THE NATION’S MOST RECOGNIZABLE LANDMARKS WHILE BEING SUPPORTED BY THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS.