Marine Corps Marathon

Sunday, October 27, 2024


Run the iconic course through Arlington and Washington DC, our nation's capital — and make a difference in the lives of our guardians.

The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) is known as “the best marathon for beginners” and is one of the largest marathons in the US — and the world.

Run as a Guardian Revival Champion to break mental health stigmas and raise awareness & funds to improve the lives of military, first responders, and their families.

Participant Benefits

  • Get a guaranteed entry if you are approved to become a Guardian Champion

  • You receive a Guardian Revival x Marine Corps Marathon race day t-shirt

  • You receive a Guardian Revival merch kit — including shirts, bracelets, and stickers

Fundraising Toolkit 

  • We help set up your personalized fundraising page (suggested goal: $5-10K)

  • We provide you with a Champions fundraising smart guide along with social media assets

  • 100% of the proceeds of your fundraising efforts will go directly to support our programs at Guardian Revival, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Support Specific Programs

Guardian Revival is a non-profit that improves the lives of military, first responders, and their families.

Our programs include Another Summit outdoor adventures, Boots & Paws companion dogs, Encore music, Peer Services, and Homefront family support & events. If you are interested in raising funds for a specific program, let us know during your Champion onboarding process! 

 Ready to run? 


Please submit this form to request an application

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Guardian Revival

Guardian Revival is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that improves the mental health & well-being of military & first responders — our guardians — and their families, at no cost to them.

We offer outdoor adventures, companion dogs, music, peer support, and family & community events.

Champions compete under the Guardian Revival banner to break mental health stigmas & raise awareness so we can improve the lives of our guardians and their families.


Marine Corps Marathon

Recognized for impeccable organization on an iconic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation's capital, the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world. 

Registration is available through MCM Charity Partners — organizations who hold guaranteed entries to the upcoming MCM.