Until Event Day June 15th
Teufel Hunden Be a Devil Dog
Mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle by taking to the trails of Marine Corps Base Quantico and running the Belleau Wood 8K. The course covers 4.97 miles and inspires participants to charge into the woods with a level of determination that honors those Marines who fought in the early 20th century. On this day, every runner becomes a Devil Dog!
HIlls, Trails, Woods
Just Get Here Event Details
A Century in the Making
Roots Running Back to Belleau Wood
“It was one of the highlights of my year, if not my life. It was remarkable.” One hundred years ago at the Battle of Belleau Wood in France, Mary Wright Baylor’s Great Uncle, Marine Corps Corporal Richard Rose, lost his life in service to his country. On June 23, Mary attended the Belleau Wood 8K aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico to honor Richard.
The Wood’s Take on Belleau Wood 8K
Sentara Healthcare introduces Dakota Wood, whose last name isn’t the only thing connecting him to the Battle of Belleau Wood. As a retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, he honors the sacrifice and heroics of the Marines who fought in the Battle by participating in the Belleau Wood 8K with his wife, Dixie Wood.
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.