Registration for MCM10k, MCM Kids run to open Wednesday

Registration for MCM10k, MCM Kids run to open Wednesday
May 20, 2014, 2:00 pm
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(Associated Press)

The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) MCM10k and MCM Kids Run will open for registration on Wednesday, May 21.

The events will take place this October just outside of the nation’s capital in Arlington, VA.

MCM10K participants will start on the National Mall and enjoy an epic finish on the Marine Corps War Memorial in Rosslyn, VA on Oct 26, the same day as the MCM.

Kids ages 5 to 12 can register for their own brand of MCM Weekend fun while being cheered by U.S. Marines.

The MCM Kids Run will be held on Oct. 25. Both the MCM10K and MCM Kids Run open online registration at noon Eastern at www.marinemarathon.com.

Registration for the MCM10K costs $50 and is available to runners ages eight and above.

The MCM10K begins on the National Mall among the museums of the Smithsonian Institution.

Those running the “haul from the Mall” will complete a 6.2 mile course.