All events for the 2020 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Weekend scheduled for Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25 in Arlington, Virginia and the nation’s capital will shift to virtual-only status, due to ongoing public health concerns and the guidelines of local governments.
The virtual MCM Weekend events including the MCM, MCM10K must be completed between October 1 – November 10, the Marine Corps Birthday. All participants will receive the corresponding participant shirt, commemorative bib, patch and/or finisher medal. Runners will also have access to an online event program, personalized finisher certificate, the MCM Audio Experience and several new digital engagement platforms.
*Runners currently in the live MCM category have the option to: Defer entry to a future year (2021, 2022 or 2023) of the runner’s choice at no additional fee; These runners will have a guaranteed virtual entry available for purchase for 24 hours following initiation of the deferment process. Request a full registration refund including carbo dining tickets and bib mail out, if purchased.
*Runners who already deferred to a future year and paid a deferment fee will receive an automatic refund of the $30 fee and have the option to: Remain deferred for 2021, 2022 or 2023; or Request a full registration refund including carbo dining tickets and bib mail out, if purchased.
*Runners who previously transferred directly from the live to the virtual event have the option to: Request a partial refund of the registration fee minus the $45 virtual entry fee; or Cancel registration and request a full registration refund including carbo dining tickets and bib mail out, if purchased.
**To join Team Red Cross registration is free, marathoners commit to raising a minimum of $1,000 for the American Red Cross.