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Posted: October 11, 2017:  

Athletics: Marine Corps Marathon Opens Runner and Spectator Technology Services

Track Runners and get the MCM Weekend news & info with updated App

QUANTICO, VA (Oct. 11, 2017) - The Marine Corps Marathon Organization is releasing an updated version of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) App for iPhone and Android mobile devices. Offered free of charge the MCM App has been designed in partnership with AVAI Mobile of Austin, TX.

Obtain essential information through the App to include MCM and MCM10K course maps, transportation information, such as free shuttles and parking, view video highlights and images and the MCM Weekend event schedule. The App also provides weather updates, news alerts and live finisher results.

Spectators and MCM volunteers also can utilize the MCM App as they plan their movement throughout event weekend from Oct. 20-22.

Through the MCM App, anyone can access the Track A Runner service to receive instant updates by email or text, or have them posted automatically to Facebook or Twitter. This service is free and sponsored by Hyundai, Arlington County VA and MarathonFoto.

Register free of charge to track a MCM or MCM10K runner through the App, or the interactive page of the MCM website at MarineMarathon.com. Registering to Track A Runner must be completed prior to Marathon Day Sunday, Oct 22. Unofficial live MCM and MCM10K results also will be available on both the website and MCM App.

For more information visit MarineMarathon.com.

Media covering Marine Corps Marathon Weekend events must complete the Media Credential Request. For questions, contact Tami Faram, Marine Corps Marathon Public Relations Coordinator at :tami.faram@usmc-mccs.org or 703-432-1840.

About the Marine Corps Marathon: Honoring the dedication, sportsmanship, and patriotism of its participants, the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), is also known as “The People’s Marathon,” as runners from all walks of life annually participate. The 42nd MCM, coordinated by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) and United States Marine Corps, will be held Oct. 22, 2017 in Arlington, VA. The MCM is sponsored by Brooks, Arlington County, GEICO Military and Leidos. No federal or Marine Corps endorsement is implied. #RunWithTheMarines


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