Frequently Asked Questions

When will I register for the MCM, 10K or 50K?

Once you reach your fundraising minimum you will receive a link to register for the Marathon, 10K, or 50K. All runners need to be registered for the race by August 31.

I am already registered for the MCM, can I join your team?

Yes! Please join our team in the "Fundraiser Only" category.

What is the $50 team fee for?

The $50 team fee helps to cover the cost of your MCM Team Shirt and our team celebration held the night before the race.

How do I start fundraising?   

When you register for our team an easy to use fundraising page is created for you, the link is easy to share with potential donors. You will receive a Welcome Email with information to get you started fundraising, as well as many other helpful resources. Our Community Athlete Toolkit is full of good information and ideas.

How do I set up a Facebook Fundraiser that links to my Fundraising Page?

Follow this link for instructions on how to link your RunSignUp fundraising page to a Facebook Fundraiser.

What do I do if I receive a check?

Follow this link to our Check Donation Form.

Be sure to include your name and "2024 MCM" on both the check and donation form.  The mailing address is located on the check donation form.

When will I receive my race shirt?

You will receive your Semper Fi & America's Fund race shirt in September.   It will be mailed to the address you used when registering for the team.  If your address changes before September please change your address in your RunSignup Profile or email Christine.Ingraham@thefund.org with your new address to insure that you receive your team shirt.

All registered team members also receive a complimentary training shirt. The link and coupon code to claim your shirt are in the confirmation message you receive after you register or our team.

Will there be a team gathering on race weekend?

As a team member you will receive an invitation to our team gathering held the night before the marathon and have access to our awesome race day tent in Charity Village.

Is there a block of rooms for Semper Fi & America's Fund runners to reserve for race weekend?

Yes. Our team hotel for the Marine Corps Marathon weekend is the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. We will share a link to our room block when it is available.

Where can I find more information about Semper Fi & America's Fund?

Please visit thefund.org to learn more about our mission, events, and to view our financial information.


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