Marine Corps Marathon


October 27, 2024

Start Time : 7.55 a.m.
Number of Places : 30,000

The Marine Corps Marathon is part of Marine Corps Marathon Weekend, promoting physical fitness and showcasing the organizational skills of the United States Marine Corps. There is also the option to run a 50K or a 10K race.

Marine Corps Marathon Route
The race starts in Arlington, close to the Pentagon. Over the following 26.2 miles runners are treated to some amazing sites. This included heading down George Washington Parkway on the way to crossing Key Bridge into Georgetown to the town's popular M Street. From there the course goes by the Kennedy Center and takes runners by the Lincoln Memorial towards the halfway point.

On the inward half of the race runners continue running by the local sites. These include a view of the Jefferson Memorial and Tidal Basin as well as the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial and FDR Memorial. Continuing on past the U.S. Capitol and Smithsonian Castle, the course heads back into Virginia at mile 20. From there, the pass by the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery again before an up-hill finish at the Marine Corps War Memorial.

Marine Corps Marathon Entry
* General Public Entry : $200 (early bird price)
* Military Service Entry : $160 (early bird price)
* Registration Deadline : When the race is full.

Contact Details
Contact : Marine Corps Marathon
Address : PO Box 188, Quantico, VA 22134
Tel. : 703-784-2225
Fax. : 703-784-2265
Email :
Website :

Further Information
* Cut-off Time : All participants will be expected to finish within 7 hours..

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