2018 Marine Corps 10K

Marine Corps MarathonThe National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is pleased to announce that we have been selected to participate in the 2018 Marine Corps Marathon’s Charity Program. Team Stop The Clot® will be running the 10K for the first time on October 28, 2018.

Back in the nation’s capital with a picturesque start on the National Mall, the MCM10K hosts a 6.2 mile course from the US Capitol to the Marine Corps War Memorial. Participants will enjoy throngs of cheering spectators, entertainment, numerous landmarks and the inspirational finish at the Marine Corps War Memorial.

The MCM10K start line is located in front of the National Gallery of Art West Building on Madison Drive between 4th and 7th Streets NW. Runners line up facing the US Capitol. The USATF-certified MCM10K course will follow the MCM course around the National Mall to the 14th Street Bridge into Crystal City. There, the MCM10K course diverts from the MCM by making a right onto 15th Street. After arriving at the Pentagon, MCM10K runners will complete their 6.2 miles parallel to the MCM, finishing at the Marine Corps War Memorial. The course includes two water points and two aid stations.

The MCM10K features a wide variety of musical entertainment throughout the course. From the first mile to the last, runners and spectators are treated to inspiring artists, motivating music and exciting entertainment.

  • Check
  • Moonshine
  • Batala
  • Band of Brothers
  • Fusebox Radio
  • Brad Doggett

The MCM10K shares the finish line with the MCM. Adjacent to the Marine Corps War Memorial, runners will pass under the famed MCM arch to receive a finisher medal from an awaiting Marine Corps lieutenant.

Interested in joining us on Sunday, October 28nd to race through our nation’s most historic monuments as a part of the first Team Stop The Clot team to cross the finish line? Apply below!

Why Join Team Stop the Clot®?

Beyond a doubt, we’re one of the most supportive, energetic and fun charity teams. Sporting red polka dot shirts and other Team gear, you’ll see us running throughout the US increasing blood clot awareness at 5Ks, 10Ks, Half Marathons and Marathons. Our shirts inspire questions. Our Team members have the answers.

As a member of Team Stop The Clot your benefits include:

  • Access to our past Team Stop The Clot members – maybe even in your own community
  • Team Stop The Clot Facebook page
  • Patient Runner Match Program
  • Personalized fundraising webpage and fundraising assistance
  • Race day singlet and other Team Stop The Clot swag

Applications are now being accepted for Team Stop The Clot: 2018 Marine Corps 10K Application. Each accepted team member will be expected to raise a minimum of $750. As part of our fundraising incentive, the National Blood Clot Alliance will cover the registration cost for our participants.

Please complete the application and email it to jelkin@stoptheclot.org or fax it to 781.784.5531. Applications will be processed in order of receipt. You will be notified of your acceptance to Team Stop The Clot within 2 weeks of receipt of your completed application.

*No Federal or Marine Corps endorsement of advertisers or sponsors is implied.

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