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Register for the 35th MCM
Be part of the landmark 35th Marine Corps Marathon on October 31, 2010. If you've run with the Marines before, certainly you've promised yourself a return visit. If you've never run "The People's Marathon," you've definitely put it on your to-do list. If you have friends who have visions of running a marathon, the 35th MCM is the one. Make 2010 the year to join the Marine Corps. Registration opens online beginning on April 7. Active duty/reserve discounted registration continues through April 6. Any 2009 runners who deferred to the 2010 MCM, as well as members of the MCM Runners Club, will be able to register for the 35th MCM until April 6 by following the instructions emailed in January. 35th MCM
The Longest Running Campaign in the Nation's Capital
The MCM is the fourth largest US marathon and eighth largest in the world and is acknowledged to be the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, earning its nickname, "The People's Marathon." Read the back story on the MCM and how it started because of an October 17, 1975 memo.
Take JetBlue to the MCM
JetBlue Airways is proud to support "The People's Marathon" and its athletes, friends and family for the last six years. Serving Washington Dulles and BWI airports in the DC Metro area, JetBlue delivers award-winning customer service and the best domestic coach product in the skies. JetBlue serves 60 destinations in 20 states, Puerto Rico and 11 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. Visit the JetBlue travel page for more information and to book your marathon flight! Jet Blue
Grab a Spot at the Marine Corps Historic Half
For years, runners asked the MCM to organize a half marathon. The answer finally arrived when the Historic Half marathon was launched in timeless Fredericksburg, Virginia. Registration remains open for the 13.1 mile event and the Semper Fred 5K. Join the Marine Corps again, this time for a run through Fredericksburg, Virginia on Sunday, May 16. Historic Half
Salute the Corps-Run the Crossroads 17.75K
The amazing new Crossroads 17.75K will be held on June 12 with an awe inspiring finish at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Prince William County. The unique race distance commemorates the year the Marine Corps was founded and equates to an 11.03 mile course that finishes just outside the main gate of Marine Corps Base Quantico, known as the "Crossroads of the Corps."
A Mean Green Running Machine
The MCM was awarded silver-level certification from the Council for Responsible Sport (CRS) becoming the largest event to date to earn this distinction. The 2009 MCM achieved over a 32 percent reduction in waste to landfill compared to the previous year. 2009 Silver Award - Council for Responsible Sport
Online Training Tool Now Available
Looking for direction to maximize your training for the MCM? Through the MCM website, runners may purchase online training plans designed for people of ALL experience levels, from the first-timer to the seasoned veteran. Log and track cardio and strength training workouts, map favorite training routes, track shoe mileage, connect with other athletes on community message boards, access a suite of training calculators, and so much more.
MCM Travel Desk Offers Hotel Deals
Do you want to stay close to the Health & Fitness Expo? Is proximity to the start important to you? Would you like to roll right from the finish back to your hotel? The MCM Travel Desk offers great hotel deals for runners with sorting options by price or proximity to the start, finish or expo. Book a hotel for MCM weekend quickly.
Run for a Cause with MCM Charity Program
Find inspiration by dedicating your participation in the MCM to a specific cause or organization. More than 60 different charity partners are already recruiting runners to assist in raising funds and awareness for their missions by training for and completing the MCM. It is an opportunity to turn your big run into something even bigger. Run for a Cause with MCM Charity Program