The Marine Coprs Marathon is nicknamed “The Marathon of the Monuments.” because of the many monuments lined along the course.
Some of the monuments include: –
Jefferson Memorial, the National Mall, landmarks like the Lincoln, FDR, Korean War and Vietnam Veteran’s memorials. The MCM course also passes the “Guantlet” at the Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol.
To download a detailed course map go to Marine Corps Marathon Official Course Map
The Marine Corps marathon takes place on the last Sunday of October every year.