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The Marine Corps 17.75K offers guaranteed access to the MCM for all finishers (14 years of age and older on MCM Day). Run 11.03 miles through Prince William Forest Park and earn "Access Granted" for a guaranteed spot in the MCM.

The health and safety of our runners, volunteers, Marines, spectators and staff are top priorities for the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO). Due to the impact and development of coronavirus (COVID-19) and under the guidance of government and health officials, the 2020 Marine Corps 17.75K, scheduled for March 28, 2020 and the accompanying Motivational Dinner, have been cancelled. We appreciate the support of our running community through this rapidly evolving situation. This was a very difficult decision and we know the cancellation is disappointing news for many. All 17.75K registrants will still earn "Access Granted" for a guaranteed spot in the 45th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) in October. Registration with the Guaranteed Access code must be completed by Tuesday, March 17 at 11:59 p.m. (eastern time).


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Privacy Act Statement -

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.

Purpose: To register, acknowledge and promote participation in Marine Corps Marathon Organization events. Information is used to plan, organize, coordinate and execute the events and communicate with the runners and volunteers before, during and after the event to include publication of finisher results, finisher certificates and race photographs, videos and motion pictures. Data and photographs, videotape, motion pictures and other recordings may be used by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization and its select sponsors for surveys, publications on websites, race programs and promotions, newspaper articles, newsletters and other race marketing purposes and runner enhancements.

Routine Uses: Information is accessed by Marine Corps Marathon Organization personnel with a need to know to meet the purpose. Information may be provided to television, online and print media to provide publicity on the Marine Corps Marathon Organization events and to selected sponsors approved by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization. A complete list and explanation of the applicable routine uses is published in the authorizing SORN available at

Disclosure: Voluntary. However, failure to provide the information may result in ineligibility to participate in the Marine Corps Marathon Organization events.

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Virtual Open

The Marine Corps 17.75K shirts are too cool not to get to the runners.

The Virtual 17.75K Open Run is available to ANYONE motivated to complete an 11.03 mile run and receive a stunning fully dye sublimated USMC-themed participant shirt and the star shaped medal.

Registration is $25 and includes the shipping and handling of the finisher items and a digital finisher certificate. Runners must complete their designated distance run and demonstrate proof of performance in the form of a detailed email message or a screen shot from a tracking device.

Runners who register for the Virtual 17.75K Open Run are NOT eligible for the Access Granted registration for the MCM. Only those who were registered for the now-cancelled Marine Corps 17.75K receive MCM registration access. This opportunity is separate of the virtual option provided to individuals previously registered for the 17.75K.

Virtual Marine Corps 17.75K is now closed.


Registration to run the 2021 Marine Corps 17.75K in 2020 will open at 12:00 p.m. noon eastern time on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Registration will be $80 for this event. This event is expected to sell out quickly.

Access Granted

2020 Registered participants have received an email including their ‘Access Granted’ registration link. Registration with the Guaranteed Access code must be completed by Tuesday, March 17 at 11:59 p.m. (eastern time).


After registering for the Marine Corps 17.75K, some runners unfortunately are unable to participate. These runners may opt to transfer their entry to a non-registered runner through the Transfer Program. The MCM doesn't assist in the identification of individuals to receive a transfer. Runners often find transfer partners on the MCM Facebook page.

Runners currently registered for the 17.75K may transfer an entry to another runner. There is a $25 transfer fee (plus processing) associated with transferring between individuals. Either individual involved in the transfer may pay this fee.

When transferring an entry, runners do not receive a refund on registration fees. Any such monetary transactions must be handled directly between the transferring runners. Entries may not be transferred more than once.

Marine Corps 17.75K transfer program will open after registration closes.

Initiating Transfer

To execute the transfer, please follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Haku account:
  2. Click 'Your Regsitrations'
  3. Click 'Edit Registration'
  4. Scroll and click 'Registration Options' (bottom right size of page)
  5. Click 'Transfer'
  6. Enter the name and email address of the person you wish to transfer registration to
  7. Select the option to pay the transfer fee or to pass on the transfer fee to the new runner, click "Transfer and Pay $" or "Transfer and Pass Fee" (green button).

    At this time the original runner is removed from the event and placed in the transfer file. The new runner will receive an email with a customized link to complete the transfer.

Receiving Transfer

The new runner will receive an email with a customized link to complete the transfer.


Runners who deferred an entry from 2020 to the 2021 Marine Corps 17.75K must re-register to complete this process. These runners will receive an instructional email and re-registration link. Runners must re-register via this link betweenJanuary 2-10, 2021. There will be no additional fees associated with the re-registration.


A wide variety of volunteer positions will be available offering numerous ways for individuals and groups to support event day.

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Event info

Finish the 17.75K course that tours the fragrant woods and trickling streams of Prince William Forest Park to earn access to the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon. All finishers receive a guaranteed spot in the MCM.

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Course Map

An 11.03 mile course through Prince William Forest Park that ends with a guaranteed ticket to the MCM.

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Minutes away from Marine Corps Base Quantico and 17.75K course, dedicated to help make runners' stay unforgettable.

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