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, Marine Corps 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 MCMO 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.

Marine Corps Historic Half

The Marine Corps Historic Half events ran live in Fredericksburg, Virginia on Sunday, May 22. The weekend kicked off on Friday, May 20 with the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, and continued throughout the weekend with the half marathon, Semper 5ive (5 miles) and Devil Dog Double (18.1 miles).

Information regarding the 2023 Marine Corps Historic Half will be announced soon.

Covering Marine Corps Marathon Weekend?

The MCM Weekend events ran live in Arlington, Virginia and our nation's capital on Sunday, October 30. The weekend kicked off on Friday, October 28 with the Health and Fitness Expo, and continued throughout the weekend with the MCM, MCM10K (6.2 miles) and MCM50K (31 miles).

Information regarding the 2023 MCM Weekend will be announced soon.

MCM Event Series Record Book

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