Marine Corps Marathon

The Marine Corps Marathon, around Washington DC, started in 1975 when Colonel James L. Fowler decided to create a marathon that promoted goodwill between the military and post-Vietnam community.

Date Sunday 27th October, 2024
Distance Marathon + other events: 10K
Town/CityVirginia, United States
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Marine Corps Marathon 2022

The Marine Corps Marathon, is the largest marathon anywhere in the world that does not offer any prize money, rather it is focused on strengthening community spirit, promoting good health and showing support for veterans, as such it has well-earned its nickname as “The People’s Marathon.” Renowned for the impeccable organisation on a scenic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, Virginia, and the nation’s capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons both in the US and around the globe, bringing in runners from all over the US and over 60 countries world wide!

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