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Get Ready to Register!
   
MCM Registration Rally
   
Attention Active Duty and Reservists
   
Run for a Reason with MCM Charity Partners
   
You’ve Set Your Goal, Now Get In Gear
   
Fitness for the Family
   
Sign Up for the Free MCM Virtual Trainer
   
Hotel Reservations Made Easy
   
MCM Announces the Wear in the World Contest Winner
   
Marine Corps Historic Half
   
Spectator Guide
   
MCM Event Series
   
News Sprint
   
 



Welcome to The Extra Mile

Welcome to The Extra Mile, the official newsletter of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM).  Start your 2008 MCM experience by registering online April 30 at noon eastern.  The MCM is expected to close quickly, so sign up early!

Train Hard! Train Smart!
And in the tradition of the Marine Corps stay "always faithful" to your goals!
"Semper Fi"

As always: If you have an interesting or inspiring story relating to your participation in the 33rd  MCM, please email the MCM

Get Ready to Register!


Get ready to register for the 2008 MCM on April 30 beginning at noon eastern. The $88 registration fee includes race materials, bib, chip and of course, the coveted MCM mock neck shirt. The race field is limited to 30,000 and is expected to fill quickly, so sign up early!

MCM Registration Rally

Take a mid-day break on April 29 and be one of the 1,000 lucky runners to sign up for early entry into the MCM.  The MCM Registration Rally offers would-be marathoners a health and fitness fair, live music, food and fun from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00  p.m. at Pentagon Row in Arlington, VA.

Attention Active Duty and Reservists

Active duty military participants, including reservists, can register between April 1 and April 28 for a discounted rate of $80.  Runners registering as part of this offer will be required to show their active duty ID card at Packet Pick-up to receive race materials.

Run for a Reason with MCM Charity Partners

Looking for added motivation to get you through the 26.2?  Consider supporting your favorite cause by running with one of the great MCM Charity Partners!

You’ve Set Your Goal, Now Get In Gear

Brooks is with you every step of the way through your training. Purchase your official In Training MCM mesh cap or technical T during registration, or after May 1, shop online. Train in pride, style, and technical efficiency with Brooks official MCM In Training gear. Run Happy!

Fitness for the Family

Make race weekend an event for the whole family.  Children ages 6-13 can register for the Healthy Kids Fun Run and other family members can take part in the MCM10K . Registration for both events opens online on June 4.

Sign Up for the Free MCM Virtual Trainer

Let the MCM help with your training!  Registered runners are invited to sign up for the free Virtual Trainer, designed by Coach Jeff Galloway.

Hotel Reservations Made Easy

As you make your plans for MCM weekend, check out the MCM’s Travel Desk .  Don’t miss great airfare deals from MCM sponsor JetBlue Airways and other national carriers.

Wear in the World Winner Announced

Lloyal and Thomas Hain have been announced as the winners of the 2007 Wear in the World contest for their visit to the Mauna Kea Summit in Hawaii.  Click here to see some of the  other great contest submissions.  The MCM still wants to know where you’ve worn your chocolate mock neck shirt! Email your photos.

Marine Corps Historic Half

Check out the fun in downtown Fredericksburg on May 18 as a participant or a spectator!  Registration is still available for the two-mile Semper Fred Fun Run or cheer on runners in the sold-out Marine Corps Historic Half!

MCM Event Series

Incorporate other great MCM events into your marathon training. Check out the Run Amuck , to be held on June 21, a 5K course featuring a variety of obstacles including hills, a tire dash and of opportunity for runners ages 10 and up to get dirty! Registration opens online in April 23 at noon eastern.

News Sprint


MCM Health and Fitness Expo
MCM Carbo Dining In
Training Tips from MCM Experts
Volunteer for the MCM


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