You can once again conquer the Semper Fidelis Challenge in 2022! Runners who successfully complete the following LIVE events will be eligible:
- Marine Corps Historic Half (MCHH) or the Devil Dog Double on May 22, 2022
- Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) or MCM50K on October 30, 2022.
Finishers will receive an exclusive Semper Fidelis Challenge medal, in addition to the individual race medals, upon completion of the MCM or MCM50K.
For this year, runners will register individually for each race. Registration for the MCHH Events opens on December 1, 2021 and registration for the MCM Weekend Events opens on February 16, 2022. Deferred registrations will count toward the challenge as long as the runner finishes the live event in 2022. The Marine Corps Marathon Organization will track who qualifies for the challenge in-house.
In 2024, runners can now register for all five event weekends at one time with the 2024 Distinguished Participant bundle. Take on the Marine Corps 17.75K, Marine Corps Historic Half, Quantico 12K, one of the MCM Weekend events (MCM10K, MCM or MCM50K) and the Turkey Trot and earn a special medal! The Distinguished Participant bundle […]
In 2024, the Semper Fidelis Challenge will once again encapsulate the Marine Corps Marathon Organization’s three premiere events and bring them together in an exciting new way. The Semper Fidelis Challenge will now be available as a bundle! This bundle will go on sale November 17 for Active and Reservist military and November 18 for […]
On Sunday, October 29, 2023, Marine Corps Marathon Weekend runners were faced with unseasonably warmer conditions leading to a rapid increase in medical support. During the event, it was advised by our local Emergency Medical Service partners and the MCMO medical team to implement two gauntlets earlier than planned for the health and safety of […]