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  • Marine Corps Marathon 10K Sold Out

    The MCM10K presented by Aetna is sold out of all entries for the 6.2 mile event that coincides with the 40th Marine Corps Marathon Sunday, Oct. 25. The MCM10K will include 10,000 registered participants from 48 states and 26 countries. The MCM10K begins at 7:55 a.m. on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., with the new start located at 4th and Madison Drive, in front of the National Art Gallery. The MCM10K finishes alongside the 40th Marine C... more

  • Metro and Marine Corps Marathon

    Access to the 40th Marine Corps Marathon and MCM10K will come easy for participants of either event Sunday, Oct. 25. Metro will open early for participants, starting at 5 a.m. Spectators can use Metro to view their runner at numerous locations along the course. All MCM participants should take the blue or yellow line to the Pentagon Metro Station to access Runners Village located in the Pentagon North parking lot. Event signage will direct run... more

  • Commandant Orders Review of Fitness Program after Marine Feedback

    The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert Neller, speaks to Marines of the I Marine Expeditionary Force during his visit to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 5, 2015. (U.S.Marine Corps/Sgt. James Gulliver)

    WASHINGTON — Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller directed a comprehensive review of the Corps' physical fitness programs in a recent All Marine Message. The Marine Corps Training and Education Command will conduct the review and must provide recommendations for the commandant by July 1, 2016 at the latest. Until that decision is made, the Corps' current testing standards will remain in effect. The commandant initiated a rev... more

  • Zero to Twenty-Plus: Marine Develops Program to Improve Pull-Ups

    Major Misty Posey, center, demonstrates proper form for pull-ups to Marines at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, Feb. 19, 2016. (Photo: Sgt. Dylan Bowyer)

    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — “I haven’t met someone yet who I haven’t been able to train to do a pull-up.” Major Misty Posey, the plans officer for Manpower Integration, developed a pull-up training program to help all Marines improve their pull-ups no matter their starting point, and says she has yet to find a Marine she has not been able to help. Posey, who teaches a pull-up class at the James Wesley Marsh Center at Marine Corps Base ... more

  • Ask Stew: Swimming with Fins and PT Tests

    Marine Corps swim training

    There are often questions concerning some of the details of swimming with fins what watching a video does not answer.   Here are some of the best questions of the week to help clear up confusion when it comes to swimming with fins and taking PT tests. My answers are in italics under your questions: When flutter-kicking should I be pushing up with my toes to move the fins or should my foot be in line with my leg and have my ankle do al... more

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