January 18, 2017

Four Star Bundles Access and Entries

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Want to guarantee yourself an entry in the MCM? Looking to maximize the MCM Weekend experience? Seeking a hotel room right in the middle of the action? Hoping all your MCM morning transportation is handled? Starting on February 1, the 2017 MCM Four Star Registration Package will offer a stellar bundle of benefits to gain immediate and exclusive access to the 42nd MCM.

With this incredible comprehensive bundle on registration, hotel, event tickets, transportation and hospitality, you can concentrate on training hard and save a ton of time planning a trip to “The People’s Marathon”-it’s already done for you.

Entries: Four Star Registration includes two guaranteed entries (one entry into the 42nd MCM on October 22, 2017) and a second guaranteed entry for either the 2017 MCM or MCM10K.

Hotel: The 2017 MCM Four Star Package includes a minimum of two nights (Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21) at the headquarters hotel, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, located at the 300 acre National Harbor waterfront entertainment district and location of the 2017 MCM Health & Fitness Expo.

VIP Amenities: On the morning of the MCM, Four Star runners will be transported in a ‘Runners-Only” luxury shuttle directly to Runners Village, where a Four Star Welcome Tent awaits with light refreshments, private port-a-potties and more appealing amenities. Also, runners will be provided two Metro SmarTrip cards for transportation from the finish line to the Gaylord shuttles at Eisenhower Metro station. The package also includes two tickets to ride The Capital Wheel at National Harbor and two free digital photos of the Four Star runner.

Event Access: The Four Star package is highlighted by the inclusion of two passes to a special MCM Weekend kickoff on Friday evening, October 20 featuring light appetizers, music and dancing; a delightful brunch and inspirational speaker on Saturday morning, October 21; and the pre-MCM pasta dinner known as the Carbo Dining In on Saturday evening, October 21. This motivational event includes a delicious pasta buffet prepared expressly for carb loading on the eve of the MCM. Sit in reserved seating and be enthralled by a world class featured speaker and patriotic music performances. Prior to the pasta dinner, celebrate MCM Weekend at an exclusive reception in your honor hosted by the MCM Director.

Registration: A limited number of Four Star packages are available for purchase beginning on February 1, 2017 for $1,800. Runners will receive a confirmation email following successful registration.

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Register for the Marine Corps Marathon Weekend

Recognized for impeccable organization on an iconic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Known as ‘the best marathon for beginners,’ the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn’t offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People’s Marathon.” The weekend also offers the MCM10K and MCM50K.