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43rd MCM

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Semper Fidelis "The People's Marathon"

Marine Corps Marathon Organization conducts a series of running events, showcasing physical fitness and generating community goodwill in order to promote the high standards and discipline of the Marine Corps. Annually ranked as one of the largest marathons in the US and the world, the MCM has been recognized as "Best Marathon in the Mid-Atlantic," "Best for Families" and "Best for Beginners." Runners from all 50 states and more than 60 countries participate in the MCM and an annual calendar of events including the Marine Corps Historic Half in Fredericksburg, VA in May and the MCM Event Series conducted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. Organized by the men and women of the United States Marine Corps, the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, instead celebrating the honor, courage and commitment of all finishers.

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Get Set Defining Moments

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Sign up for MCM10K

The MCM10K starts at the National Mall and finishes at the Marine Corps War Memorial.

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Kids Can Run with the Marines

Inviting 5-12 year olds to register for the MCM Kids Run presented by Virginia529 is a one mile, just-for-fun run with Marines at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.

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Marine Designs New Memorial

A place where people can give veterans the same respect and honor, and where veterans and their families can experience healing and comfort.

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12-Year-Old Running 12K

Sentara Healthcare introduces Andrew Appleton, who will run the 12K at age 12. Find out Andrew's family connections to the Marine Corps that connect back to Iwo Jima.

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