MCM Salute Runners With Reduced Entry Fee
   
Attention Active Duty and Reservists
   
MCM Registration Rally
   
Fitness for the Family
   
Sign Up for the Free MCM Virtual Trainer
   
Hotel Reservations Made Easy
   
Run for a Reason with MCM Charity Partners
   
MCM Recon DVD
   
MCM Announces the Wear in the World Contest Winner
   
   
 





Welcome to The Extra Mile Presented by JetBlue

Welcome to The Extra Mile, the official newsletter of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). Start your 2007 MCM experience by registering online May 9 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 32nd MCM, please email the MCM.

MCM Salute Runners With Reduced Entry Fee


Get ready to register for the 2007 MCM on May 9 beginning at noon eastern and take advantage of great offers and values designed especially for runners. The newly-reduced $80 entry fee includes all runner materials, coveted mock neck shirt, single-use souvenir ChampionChip, Pasta Mess Tent discount, free subscription to the MCM Virtual Trainer and more! Registration is expected to fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot early.

Attention Active Duty and Reservists

Active Duty Military members (including Reservists) can download an early entry into the MCM. Simply fill out the form and return to the MCM Office with payment and a photocopy of your military ID by May 1.

MCM Registration Rally

Take a mid-day break on May 8 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.

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 May 14.

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 opening may 1

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

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!

MCM Recon DVD

Don't miss a minute of this informative introduction to the MCM course and tips for what to expect throughout race weekend! The MCM Recon DVD, is perfect for those participants new to the MCM.

Wear in the World Contest Winner

Ken Kreis has been announced as the winner of the 2006 Wear in the World contest for his visit to McMurdo Station in Antarctica on February 1, 2007. Click here to see a few of the other great contest submissions. The MCM still wants to know where you’ve worn your gold mock neck shirt! Email your photos.


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