Marine Corps Marathon – Quantico Tri & Quantico 12K
- Presented By: Marine Corps Base Quantico
- Dates: August 25, 2018
- Location: Marine Corps Base Quantico
- Address: 3250 Catlin Ave, Quantico, VA
- Time: 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Quantico Tri features a start near Officers Candidate School, a 750 meter open water swim in the Potomac River, and a 20K (12.4 mile) cycle tour of the Marine Corps Base, founded in 1917. The Quantico Tri will conclude with a 5K run, the distance every Marine must complete annually as part of the Marine Corps physical fitness test. For those desiring only to run, the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) introduces the Quantico 12K, to be hosted alongside the Quantico Tri. The run is a perfect distance at the perfect time in MCM training.