Retrieve your confirmation email, received as part of the registration process, when you download your E-confirmation card from the MCM website in early September. The E-confirmation card is necessary for retrieving race materials at Packet Pick-up, part of the MCM Health and Fitness Expo.
Registered for the MCM but unable to run? There’s still time to transfer or defer an entry. Learn more and download forms here. Transfers end September 21 and deferments must be submitted by October 5.
Virtually every marathon training guide suggests consuming the same food during training runs as you will on race day, like oranges (available at mile 8), ClifShots (available at mile 12) and JellyBelly Sport Beans (available just before mile 19). Learn more about the food and drink available at the MCM.
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! Visit the interactive map to view the new layout!
The MCM knows runners already love their goodie bags, filled with coupons, and giveaways from a variety vendors and sponsors. This year, 32 extra special goodie bags will be “super-sized” and contain tremendous prizes from MCM sponsors like round trip airfare from JetBlue, cell phones from AT&T and more! Get in on the excitement and be sure to pick up the participant goodie bag, located inside the Health and Fitness Expo!
All MCM finishers will be eligible to receive a collectable MCM Finisher Coin, courtesy of USAA, in two locations in the Finish Festival. In the spirit of the military tradition for rewarding excellence, USAA will mint and distribute this limited edition coin. The tear-off coupon, necessary to redeem the coin, will be located on all marathon participant bibs
Inspire yourself and others with the latest crop of official Marine Corps Marathon gear from Brooks. Take your training up a notch and show your pride and support with an expanded selection of high performance MCM shorts, tops, and accessories. Featuring designs that celebrate "The People's Marathon" and advanced technical solutions from Brooks that transfer moisture, prevent chafing, and maintain thermal balance. Shop today!
The University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business is conducting a study on the relationship between marathon performance and satisfaction. Participants of the study will answer a simple online survey before and after the marathon. To learn more or sign up, click here.