Press Inquiries

Information about covering the Marine Corps Historic Half and MCM

Media Support

Welcome to the MCMO online media center—the online resource for Marine Corps Marathon, Historic Half and other organizational news. Information about how to apply for event media credentials will be made available approximately six weeks prior to the Historic Half and MCM.

Members of the media are invited to access these online resources: media releases, historical information.

The MCM Public Relations department is always available to support members of the media. Please call 703-987-3191 or email for assistance, including event photos inquiries.

Covering the Marine Corps Historic Half Events?

The Marine Corps Historic Half events will be running in Fredericksburg, Virginia on Sunday, May 22. The weekend kicks off with on Friday, May 20 with the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, and continues throughout the weekend.

Media may now request media credentials to the Historic Half Events. Please note that all media must be vetted and approved through MCMO's credentialing process.

Request Historic Half Media Credential Here

Covering Marine Corps Marathon Weekend?

The 47th Marine Corps Marathon will be held Sunday, October 30, 2021 with MCM Weekend activities beginning on Friday, October 28.

All Media must be credentialed to cover any event of Marine Corps Marathon Weekend.

Further information about obtaining credentials to cover the Marine Corps Marathon Weekend will be made available in September.

All requests will be reviewed and an email response will be sent confirming Media Credential availability.

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Share Your Story

The MCM and WTOP want to hear your story of running with purpose and finishing with pride. What motivated you to #RunWithTheMarines? What is your personal inspiration for registering for “The People’s Marathon?” What makes your MCM participation different? Share your story, as it could be just the thing to inspire someone else. Some stories may be featured on WTOP or on the MCM website.

Share Your Story