Marine Corps Marathon

Marine Corps Marathon
Date Oct 2023 (TBD)
Distance 10k, Marathon
Course Type Road

Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2016 Marine Corps Marathon Race Report
"I entered the MCM lottery and was honored to win the opportunity to run this storied race..."

Video

Race Information

Recognized for impeccable organization on a scenic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation's capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. Known as 'the best marathon for beginners,' the MCM is largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, earning its nickname, “The People's Marathon.”

Training For a Race? Try This Challenge

Training for a race? Take on the West Coast Trail Challenge and use the power of team accountability to help you stay motivated!

During the West Coast Trail virtual team challenge your team of 1 – 4 people will work together and take a 75 km (47 mi) journey along one of the most popular/scenic hikes in the world!

Each time anyone on your team runs, walks, or hikes your team advances along an interactive map towards the finish.

Your team members can be located anywhere in the world!

Unlock special badges and earn an embroidered finisher’s patch as you make your way along the trail.

The West Coast Trail virtual challenge is built for everyone. Start the challenge anytime, your team time doesn’t begin until you start your team clock.

Use the leaderboard to compare your time to teams that have completed the challenge in the past. Or, set your own goal and complete the challenge at your own pace!

Sign up and earn your finisher's patch today! Get Challenge Info

Pace Calculator

Find your running pace and splits, and learn if you can outrun dangerous animals with the RunGuides run pace calculator.

Tell us your race tips