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Authority: 10 U.S.C. 5041, Headquarters, US Marine Corps; Marine Corps Order P1700.27B, Marine Corps Community Services Policy Manual (MCCS); Marine Corps Marathon Charter effective 27 Mar 2007; and SORN MMC00010.

Purpose: To register, acknowledge and promote participation in Marine Corps Marathon Organization events. Information is used to plan, organize, coordinate and execute the events and communicate with the runners and volunteers before, during and after the event to include publication of finisher results, finisher certificates and race photographs, videos and motion pictures. Data and photographs, videotape, motion pictures and other recordings may be used by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization and its select sponsors for surveys, publications on websites, race programs and promotions, newspaper articles, newsletters and other race marketing purposes and runner enhancements.

Routine Uses: Information is accessed by Marine Corps Marathon Organization personnel with a need to know to meet the purpose. Information may be provided to television, online and print media to provide publicity on the Marine Corps Marathon Organization events and to selected sponsors approved by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization. A complete list and explanation of the applicable routine uses is published in the authorizing SORN available at https://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/DOD-wide-SORN-Article-View/Article/570650/mmc00010/.

Disclosure: Voluntary. However, failure to provide the information may result in ineligibility to participate in the Marine Corps Marathon Organization events.

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COVID-19 Update

The popular Run Amuck will become a virtual-only, choose-your-own adventure event with a checklist of fitness challenges, scavenger hunt adventures and DIY possibilities.

Participants can still complete the Crossroads Challenge by running the live or virtual Belleau Wood 8K or the Recon Ruck and participating in the DIY Run Amuck.

Registration for these events open at noon ET on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Previously registered runners will have the option to:

  • Switch to an August 22 event on Marine Corps Base Quantico
  • Transfer to the virtual option
  • Defer the fee for credit to MCMO events through November 2021 not including the MCM or MCM50K.

Previously registered runners have until Wednesday, June 10 at 11:59 p.m. to choose one of the abovementioned options. Runners will be emailed further instructions including a link to their personal event change form within the next 24 hours. This link is exclusive to the individual runner and may only be accessed through the email address provided by participants during registration.

The Quantico 12K, the Belleau Wood 8K and Recon Ruck cost $45 per entry for live events. The virtual entry fee for all events is $28. The Crossroads Challenge entry fee will be determined by the mix of live and/or virtual events selected.

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DIY Run Amuck

The virtual-only DIY Run Amuck challenges participants to complete a 3.5 mile run while incorporating a series of fitness exercises and scavenger hunt tasks. All participants will download a special DIY Run Amuck checklist to create-your-own adventure. For those runners who intend to complete the Crossroads Challenge, DIY Run Amuck must be completed by August 20. All others may complete the event by August 31. The Crossroads Challenge is a combination of DIY Run Amuck and either the live or virtual Quantico 12K or Belleau Wood 8K.

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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.

Distinguished Participation

In partnership with Always Advancing and sponsored by VA Runner, local running specialty store, the Distinguished Participant medal will be presented to runners who have participated events on four specific events, either in person or virtual, during 2020 including:

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.

Xroads Challenge

Run or Ruck, then Amuck. The Crossroads Challenge is a combination registration that includes the choice of either the live or virtual Recon Ruck or the Belleau Wood 8K plus DIY Run Amuck. Participants will complete the Ruck or Run before embarking on Run Amuck.

Live events start and finish in the heart of Quantico, known as the “Crossroads of the Corps.” Crossroads Challenge finishers will earn a special medal in addition to the Run Amuck coin and either, the Ruck patch or Belleau Wood medal. Runners must complete individual registrations for each event in the Challenge.

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.

Volunteer

A wide variety of volunteer positions will be available offering numerous ways for individuals and groups to support event day.

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Dishing the Dirt Get Ready to Run

Event Info

The popular mud and obstacle event becomes a DIY virtual challenge in 2020.

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Hotel

Minutes away from Marine Corps Base Quantico and the Run Amuck course, dedicated to help make runners' stay unforgettable.

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