Run in the spirit of the Marines whose tenacity and ferocious spirit earned battle victories and spurred the French Army to recognize Belleau Wood, as the "Bois de la Brigade de Marine" or "The Wood of the Marine Brigade." All participants receive a technical short sleeve shirt and a special edition bib. All finishers earn a commemorative medal featuring a vicious Devil Dog.
Virtual entry fee is $46 for domestic participants and $71 for international. Registration fee includes shipping and handling of the participant shirt and finisher medal plus access to the digital bib and finisher certificate.
Registration and any associated purchases are final and not refundable by the MCM Organization or any of its partners. Virtual registrations are non-transferrable or deferrable. Any updates or changes to your registration can be made by logging into your participant account or emailing MCM Customer Service.
The Distinguished Participant medal is earned for a year of running with the Marines. Distinguished status is open to runners of all ages and ability levels and is the perfect opportunity for motivated individuals to participate in the MCM Event Series hosted on or near Marine Corps Base Quantico. Ambitious runners who seek to earn this coveted title and exclusive medal in 2021 must register for events from four of the five tiers, either in person or virtual. Only one event from a tier may count as a Distinguished Participant qualifier.
Virtual registrations are non-transferable.
Runners have from June 5 until June 19, 2021 to complete and submit their results for the 2021 virtual Belleau Wood 8K..
Packages including the participant shirt and finisher medal will be mailed to the address participants provide during registration.
Registered virtual runners may download a personal participant bib to wear or display. Bibs will be available prior to the run dates starting June 5, 2021.
A printable finisher ribbon is available for runners to enhance their Mission Accomplished moment. Runners can also print official mile markers prior to the event run dates starting June 5, 2021.
After completing the Virtual Belleau Wood 8K, runners will be encouraged to submit their results through participant account in Haku. Participants will have until June 19, 2021 to submit their finisher data.
Connect a wearable
Participants have the option to link their personal wearables to their participant account to track their participation and submit results. Log into your participant account to view wearable options.
Sync your device under the "Your Devices" tab in your participant account prior to starting your virtual event. Once connected, the activity from your device will sync directly to your participant account.
To sync your wearable:
1. Connect your wearable device.
2. Click on “Your devices” at the top of the screen and click "Connect" under your device
3. Follow the steps to connect.
4. You will be prompted to log into your wearable device
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 from June 5 to June 19, 2021 to input their finisher data.
Finisher certificates will be available for download after submitting results in June 2021.