Looking for competition or comradery? Goal setting or selfie sharing? 2019 is the year to run with purpose and finish with pride. Register to #RunWithTheMarines. New events. New distances. New awards. And countless hashtag-worthy moments.
Marine Corps 17.75K
Act fast and earn a guaranteed spot in the 44th MCM and skip the Lottery. The Marine Corps 17.75K offers eligible finishers Access Granted into the MCM. 17.75K features magnificent medals and unmistakably Marine Corps themed shirts. Registration opens on February 20 at noon eastern and is expected to close quickly.
Yes, the Marine Corps has a half. Run through the historic town of Fredericksburg and scale Hospital Hill along the way. Visit the expo then tour this picturesque and fun city. Register now for a $20 savings off the final registration cost.
The Semper 5ive presented by Navy Federal Credit Union is held the same day as the Historic Half includes an early-in-the-course climb up Hospital Hill and ends with a star-studded medal.
It’s the Historic Half + Semper 5ive. That means hitting Hospital Hill twice. The Devil Dog Double is...One Day. Two Distances. Three Medals.
Commemorating the battle that earned the Marines the nickname “Devil Dogs.” The 4.97 mile run takes runners through the hills and trails of Quantico. Finishers earn a medal.
Run Amuck stands alone as the hands-down, push-yourself, have-a-blast, good-times-for-all, make-a-mess, must-do event. It’s all parts fun and just enough run. All finishers receive special challenge coin.
Tackle an 11+ mile course aboard Quantico wearing an appropriately weighted pack. Accomplish this endeavor and earn a collectable velcro patch- an esteemed addition to any backpack.
Run or Ruck, then Amuck. Participate in two events on one day and earn the Crossroads medal. Choose the Belleau Wood 8K or Recon Ruck before embarking on Run Amuck. All events happen at Butler Stadium in the heart of Quantico, known as the “Crossroads of the Corps.”
Serious about competing in a triathlon this year? Add the Quantico Tri to your calendar of events. Open water swim. Awesome bike course on Base. Run finishes near Officer Candidates School, where a well-deserved medal is presented. Register early for lower entry fee.
Feel like a Marine running through the training grounds of Officer Candidates School. Run the 12K or participate in the new one mile dash. Finisher medal presented to all who complete the 7.45 miles.
You can get into the MCM right now with a Four Star registration. It’s the all-inclusive MCM package. Bundle up hotel rooms, event tickets, guaranteed MCM entries, shuttle transportation, pre- and post-MCM hospitality and more. Act quickly as packages are limited.
Thank you for your service. Oorah! Those currently serving on Active Duty or as a Reserve can register early for the MCM courtesy of GEICO. This special discounted registration begins on March 6.
Run with purpose. Finish with pride. The 44th MCM happens in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital on Oct. 27. Register for the MCM Lottery and turn inspiration into action. During registration runners will have the option to purchase MCM Training Apparel by Brooks; a MarathonFoto package; training services by RunCoach; tickets to the Carbo Dining In; or a new medal adornment personalized with runner name and finish time from iTab. The Lottery is open from March 20-26. Preceeding the Lottery, MCM will again host Rush Registration on March 19 at noon eastern for 20 minutes or until 7,000 entries are filled.
The MCM introduces a new ultra distance event when the MCM50K debuts in 2019. Starting on the National Mall and including portions of the MCM10K course, the MCM50K ultimately merges with the MCM course and follows the field of MCM participants. Be among the first to participate in this inaugural event. The field is limited to 500 runners.
The running year concludes with the Turkey Trot 10K and Mile in November followed by the Medal of Honor 8K that runs along Quantico’s golf course in December. Registration for these running events opens on June 5.
Encourage others to work alongside the men and women of the Marine Corps as a volunteer. This essential workforce has fun, meets Marines and enjoys the thrill of event day by contributing to the accomplishments of others.
MCM will host a three-part dinner series on the evenings prior to the 17.75K in March, Run Amuck in June and Tri in August. The carbo load dinner is hosted at the Clubs at Quantico and features the Ceremonial Platoon, Quantico Marine Band and a special motivational talk from an accomplished US Marine athlete. Colonel William C. Bentley, III, the Commander of Marine Corps Base Quantico and eight-time MCM finisher, will be the featured speaker at the opening event on March 22. Anyone may purchase tickets, not just registered participants.
Run your best event with the Runcoach and get support from certified coaches. On average, trainees improve finishing times by seven percent. This option includes all of the benefits of Runcoach Gold members and is available with registration for $20 until event day month (normally $19.95 per month). Coaches respond to all training questions within 24 hours. Programs are available for the Historic Half, MCM10K, MCM50K and MCM.