Marine Corps Marathon
Event Description:The 2009 course showcases the best of Arlington, VA and the nation's capital.
The course starts at Arlington National Cemetary and winds its way through the city. Runners will pass Kennedy Center and the Jefferson Memorial before entering
the National Mall and running by landmarks like the Lincoln, FDR, Korean War and
Vietnam Veteran's memorials, Washington Monument, and the U.S. Capitol. Runners continue along Jefferson Drive and turn onto 14th Street to "Beat the Bridge" at Mile 20 before returning to Virginia.
For the last 10K runners will venture to color and energy of Crystal City, pass the Pentagon and charge the hill to the finish at the Marine Corps War Memorial. It is truly a beautiful course and aptly nicknamed "The Marathon of the Monuments."