Do not miss the 47th Marine Corps Marathon held the last weekend of October in Arlington, VA.
The marathon features many events besides the marathon: MCM 10K, MCM 50K, MCM Kids Run, and a health and fitness expo.
Determined runners can sign up for the "Trifecta." To complete the challenge, a runner must complete three-weekend events live or virtual (must run either the MCM or MCM 50K live, and the other two events can be virtual, see website for details).
The MCM 10K general registration is for all runners ages seven and up. The 10K can be completed virtually. Participants need to complete the virtual run from October 1st to November 10th. Registration is open!
Besides Water Points and Aid Stations throughout the course, runners will enjoy various entertainment.
For all the latest information concerning this weekend's events, check out the official Marine Corps Marathon Website: Marine Corps Marathon.
Here are a few places to stay while attending the events:
Ten minutes from Arlington, VA, IHG Army Hotel Wainwright Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall offers standard suites with a mini refrigerator and high-speed internet. The hotel is pet-friendly (see hotel pet policy for details).
Phone: (703) 696-3576.
Ten miles southwest of Arlington, you can stay at the Navy Lodge Washington DC in Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB). Lodge offers standard rooms and suites with complimentary breakfast and a fully equipped kitchen. The inn is pet-friendly (see hotel pet policy for details).
Phone: (202) 563-6950