The Belleau Wood 8K commemorates the Battle of Belleau Wood that happened over 100 years ago. In remembering one of the most ferocious battles fought by American troops during the war, the Belleau Wood 8K sends runners into the woods on Marine Corps Base Quantico on June 25, 2022 to recall and relive the spirit and tenacity of the Marines from a century ago.
The Belleau Wood 8K will offer both, in-person and virtual options. Runners may now register directly for either option.
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Registration to participate in the Belleau Wood 8K on June 25, 2022 opens in January 2022. All participants receive a participant shirt and finishers receive a unique medal.
Registration and any associated purchases are final and not refundable by the MCM Organization or any of its partners. Any updates or changes to your registration can be made by logging into your participant account or emailing MCM Customer Service.
Participants who are concerned they may not be able to participate in a Marine Corps Marathon Organization event can pay an additional service fee (12% of all items purchased, excluding event processing fees) for a 100% refund. The service fee will be the only amount not refunded. Refundable registration must be purchased as part of the registration process. Participants cannot go back and purchase once registration is complete.
For more information on the perils covered by refundable registration visit: https://refundable.me/haku/.
Please note, refundable registration does not cover the following:
- If the participant does not attend the event because they are concerned about the coronavirus (COVID-19) or are self-isolating without a positive COVID-19 test or other non-COVID-19 communicable diseases leading to quarantines or travel restrictions.
- If event organizers cancel the race.
- Processing fees associated with items (entry fee, ancillary products, etc.) purchased during the application process.
The Distinguished Participant medal will be presented to runners who have participated in four specific events in 2022 including:
- One of the Historic Half events (13.1, Semper 5ive or Devil Dog Double);
- Crossroads Trail 15K or Belleau Wood 8K in June
- Quantico 12K in August
- And the Turkey Trot 10K or Mile in November.
The Distinguished Participant medal, recognizing a year-long commitment to running with the Marines, is awarded to qualified runners after they finish the Turkey Trot in November.
A wide variety of volunteer positions will be available offering numerous ways for individuals and groups to support event day.