Registration Is Now Closed!
   
Iím registered. Now what?
   
Sign Up for the Free MCM Virtual Trainer
   
Deferment Policy
   
Hotel Reservations Made Easy
   
MCM Health and Fitness Expo
   
Carb-load for Race Day with the MCM
   
Fitness for the Family
   
Volunteer at the MCM
   
Survey of the Month
   
MCM Recon DVD
   
Get in Gear with Brooks
   
 




Welcome to The Extra Mile Presented by JetBlue

Welcome to The Extra Mile, the official newsletter of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM).  Congratulations on your commitment to participate in “The People’s Marathon”.

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.

Registration Is Now Closed!


MCM Registration is closed out in just 2 weeks!  Know someone who still wants to run? A limited number of entries remain available through the MCM Charity Partner program.

Iím registered. Now what?

Registered? Great! Be sure to retain the confirmation email you received upon completion of the registration process. You will need this to download your E-confirmation card from the MCM website later this summer.  The E-confirmation card is necessary for retrieving race materials at Packet Pick-up, part of the MCM Health and Fitness Expo.

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.

Deferment Policy

Registered but unable to participate in the 2007 event? You can defer your entry until 2008.  Simply download the form and submit to the MCM by October 5, 2007.  

Hotel Reservations Made Easy

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.

MCM Health and Fitness Expo

Extended to three days, the Health and Fitness Expo presented by CVS Caremark offers more than 200 vendor booths with everything a runner could need related to health, fitness, nutrition, running and more!

Carb-load for Race Day with the MCM

A quick and easy carb-filled meal, check out the Pasta Mess Tent located at the DC Armory, near the Health and Fitness Expo.  Or enjoy a more formal evening of entertainment and delicious food at the MCM Carbo Dining In on Saturday, October 27 at 6:15 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitiol Hill.

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, presented by The Washington Post, at its new location, the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.  Other family members can take part in the MCM10K Registration for both events is now available.

Volunteer at the MCM

Family members and friends can get in on the MCM fun by volunteering. Volunteers assist in a variety of locations including water points and the finish area. Trained medical personnel are also needed.

Survey of the Month

Share your thoughts with the MCM.  This month, give your feedback about the registration process!

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.


Get in Gear with Brooks

You've set your goal, now get the gear! Brooks presents a complete line of official Marine Corps Marathon In-Training Gear, including high-performance running shorts, tops, and accessories. Take your training to a new level with advanced technical solutions that rapidly transfer moisture for optimal comfort and thermo-regulation as you run. Order a cap, shorts, or technical T for you and your training partner, and show pride for "The People's Marathon" with each mile you log on your way to October 28. Shop today.


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