May 18, 2020

Announcing the Marine Corps Duathlon

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The dual skilled challenge has been issued. Ride and run. The sprint distance multisport event is offered as a virtual only competition in 2020. Participants receive an incredible shirt and stunning finisher medal.


Register to participate in the inaugural Marine Corps Duathlon to bike and #RunWithTheMarines. This event replaces the Quantico Tri on the 2020 event calendar.

Registration fee for the Virtual Marine Corps Duathlon is $28 and will open May 20, 2020. Registration includes a participant shirt, finisher medal and other special digital amenities. The virtual event must be completed by August 31, 2020.

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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.


Run (5K) – Duathletes start a 5K run.

Bike (20.4K) – All athletes must put on their helmet and snap the strap before mounting their bike. The helmet must remain on and buckled until the athlete completes the bike route, dismounts and racks their bike. Not following the helmet rules may result in a disqualification (DQ). Follow the local bike lane regulations on your virtual course. It is important to use extreme caution in your neighborhood.

Run (5K) – Duathletes will complete the challenge with a 5K run.


Visit the interactive 2020 Marine Corps Duathlon results. The arrow next to a runner’s name offers a drop-down menu providing a clickable link to share results and open an individual finisher page.

View Results

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.