Until Event Day April 13th
For the Corps By the Corps
The 17.75K is a uniquely Marine event. The distance reflects the year the Corps was established. The setting is Prince William Forest Park with finishers emerging from the among the trees emulating the Marines at the Battle of Belleau Wood. The men and women who cross the finish earn access to the Marine Corps Marathon.
Marine Corps 17.75K participants have in-action photos taken from on-course locations and at the start/finish line by the experienced team of professional photographers from MarathonFoto. Images are available for purchase as photo prints, on products or digital downloads.
Devotion to Readiness Executing Orders
D.C. Running Pack Chases Down MCM Access
D.C. “Running Pack” members Melisa, Rudy and Kevin Jordan return for their third 17.75K and look forward to their fourth Marine Corps Marathon together. One step closer to reaching their goal of getting into the MCM Running Club so they never miss a Marine Corps Marathon.
4.97 Facts about the Belleau Wood 8K
In 2018, the Marine Corps will commemorate a battle that occurred a century ago in a wooded area outside Paris. Accordingly, the MCM will unveil a new running event. Here are 4.97 facts runners need to know about the new Belleau Wood 8K.