Today, the MCM is the third largest in the nation and the eighth largest in the world and is the largest marathon not to offer prize money, thus earning its moniker, "The People's Marathon."
|The start of the 38th MCM (photo: MCM)|
|Retired Cpl Torres is encouraged by his former platoon sergeant, 2ndLt Parker|
during the MCM 10K last year. (photo: J. Elise Van Pool)
|The two embrace at the finish. Full story here.|
(photo: J. Elise Van Pool)
(1) MarineMarathon.com, Marine Corps Marathon History