Anticipation builds now that countdown has started for a very special day in October. Soon, crowds will be gathering in the street, people will be cheering everywhere, and you’ll finally get to suit up in the outfit that you’ve been saving in your closet. No, I’m not talking about Halloween, I’m talking about the 41st Marine Corp Marathon (MCM).

Held on October 30, 2016, in Arlington, Virginia, the “People’s Marathon” is organized by more than 1,800 volunteers. The race offers no prize money for finishers, but instead celebrates the honor, courage, and commitment of all athletes that participate in the race.


The MCM is ranked as “one of the largest marathons in the world and has been recognized as "Best Marathon in the Mid-Atlantic," "Best for Families" and "Best for Beginners" and even boasts a few celebrity finishers such as actor Drew Carey and TV megastar Oprah Winfrey.

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No matter if this is your first marathon or your twentieth, there’s a good chance you’ll be overwhelmed by the whole experience. From the pre-marathon pep rally to the post-finish festival to the new connections you’ll make with other runners as you share personal stories, the weekend spent at the MCM will be nothing short of extraordinary.

Products with a Purpose

The MCM is a Gold certified event, a world-class running event that has met specific social and environmental criteria and held to the highest level of certification as presented by the Council for Responsible Sport for being both socially and environmentally conscious.

The MCM has also been awarded for their green efforts by encouraging participants to be mindful of their environmental impact and to use trash and recycling bins throughout the event with their Leave No Trace program. Volunteer groups are also invited to help clean up after the race along the marathon’s 26.2-mile course with the MCM’s Adopt a Mile program.

In alignment with the environmental values of the MCM, we repurposed the 2015 MCM finish line and vinyl banners to keep them out of landfills and to help you properly commemorate your experience.

Don’t miss your opportunity to commemorate the event and own a piece of history. To learn more and to purchase these unique products while they are still available, keep reading!

What are you carrying to the 2016 MCM? Order Now!

1. Finish Line String Backpack - More details and to purchase
2. 40th Anniversary MCM Yellow and Black Purse - More details and to purchase

3. MCM Commemorative Pre and Post Race Snack Bag - More details & to purchase
4. Limited Edition Runners Backpack  - More details & to purchase
5. Commemorative Luggage TagMore details & to purchase

Remember, once these items are gone...they are gone forever. Click to Own the MCM Finish products now and show your Marine Corp Marathon pride!


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