Press Inquiries

Information about covering the Marine Corps Historic Half and MCM

Media Support

Welcome to the MCM 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: downloadable photos, 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.

Covering Marine Corps Marathon Weekend?

The 45th Marine Corps Marathon will shift to virtual-only status due to ongoing public health concerns and the guidelines of local governments.

The virtual MCM Weekend events including the MCM, MCM10K, MCM50K and the MCM Semper Fun Mile must be completed between October 1 – November 10, the Marine Corps Birthday.

For media assistance or further information about covering the virtual MCM events, please contact the Public Relations Coordinator, Jheanel Walters, via phone at (703) 987-3191 or via email at

MCM Record Book

Covering the Marine Corps Historic Half?

The 2020 Historic Half will be held virtually. Runners must submit their results by May 21, 2020. Contact Jheanel Walters at (703) 987-3191 for media assistance or further information about covering the Virtual Historic Half Weekend.

Historic Half Media Guide

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