Until Event Day June 19th
Teufel Hunden Be a Devil Dog
Take to the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico or go virtual to 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!
Hills, Trails, Woods
Just Get Here Event Details
A Century in the Making
Marine Corps Base Quantico Access Procedures
In accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) policy, all runners, volunteers, spectators and sponsors requiring access to the base for the MCM Event Series must have an approved ID or Common Access Card (CAC) & TESLIN (active, retiree, dependent, reserve, individual ready reserve) and be registered into the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS), prior to being allowed on Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Operation Desert Storm 30th Anniversary Marked with Virtual 218-Miler
In honor of the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, also known as the liberation of Kuwait, the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) will host the virtual Desert Storm 218 Miler. Runners ages 10 and up will have the opportunity to complete 218 miles—the approximate distance the Marines covered upon arrival between the main airport in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia to the middle of Kuwait City.