Crucible 5K

Inspired by the final challenge of recruit training for the United States Marine Corps, known as the Crucible—an extended training exercise where recruits are broken down into squads before facing tasks that test their physical strength, skills and the values they learned throughout training—the Quantico Crucible will challenge participants to complete 10 fitness challenges after covering a 5K distance.

-110 Days

Until Event Day April 17th

Always Earned Never Given

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) will host the Quantico Crucible 5K presented by First Command in the evening on Saturday, April 17 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. The Quantico Crucible will challenge participants ages 10 and up to complete multiple fitness challenges while covering the distance of a 5K.

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Inspired by the final challenge of recruit training for the United States Marine Corps, known as the Crucible—an extended training exercise where recruits are broken down into squads before facing tasks that test their physical strength, skills and the values they learned throughout training—the Quantico Crucible presented by First Command will challenge participants to complete fitness challenges after covering a 5K distance.

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Packet Pick-up

Runners must show the E-card and photo ID at Packet Pick-up either printed out or displayed on phone.

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Schedule

Remain focused and keep track of important dates and times for the Quantico Crucible.

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Visit

Walk in the footsteps of America's first soldiers, attend boot camp like a Marine and immerse yourself in the sites and the stories that bring the nation's history to life in Stafford.

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​MCMO Volunteer Spotlight: David Lane

​David Lane has been volunteering with the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) for the last 20 years. As the Emergency Coordinator of the Prince William County Amateur Radio Emergency Service, Lane has been a key part of organizing the local amateur radio or HAM support for MCMO events.

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