Belleau Wood 8K

In a wooded area outside Paris known as Belleau Wood, a three-week battle with the Germans in June 1918 would prove to be a defining moment for the U.S. Marine Corps. It was here during WWI that the Marines earned the nickname "Teufel Hunden" or "Devil Dogs.” In a test of individual tenacity, the Belleau Wood 8K will send runners to the woods and onto the trails of Quantico.

74 Days

Until Event Day June 20th

Teufel Hunden Be a Devil Dog

Take to the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico and run the Belleau Wood 8K in commemoration of the battle that occurred over 100 years ago. The course covers 4.97 miles and inspires participants to charge into the woods with a level of determination that honors those Marines who fought in the early 20th century. On this day, every runner becomes a Devil Dog!

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Live Forever

Hills, Trails, Woods

Event Info

Listen to your inner Devil Dog. Run the Belleau Wood 8K and conquer the hills and trails of the Marine Corps Base along this 4.97 mile course.

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Just Get Here Event Details


Minutes away from Marine Corps Base Quantico and the Belleau Wood 8K course, dedicated to help make runners' stay unforgettable.

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Course Map

The 4.97 mile run will send participants through the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico.

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Packet Pick-up

Participants must show the E-card at Packet Pick-up either printed out or displayed on phone to obtain the bib and official participant shirt.

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