Stay in Alexandria for the Marine Corps Marathon

Planning to visit the Washington, DC area for the Marine Corps Marathon on October 22, 2017? This year, Alexandria is your ideal home base for the race.

Alexandria is centrally located near the MCM Expo, packet pickup and the start and finish lines. Just minutes away from Washington, DC by metrorail and the National Harbor by water taxi, Old Town Alexandria's rich history, unbeatable dining and diverse shopping options guarantee to delight all. Regardless of if you're running in the Marine Corps Marathon or supporting a loved one, Alexandria is the perfect place to stay or visit.

Metrorail to the Race Take Metro from Alexandria to the start line or to other points in DC to watch the race. Take a ride ›
Water Taxi to National Harbor Take a scenic 20-minute water taxi ride from the Alexandria marina to the National Harbor. All Aboard ›
Top 8 Places to Carb Load Before the Big Race Find the top 8 restaurants for carb loading before the big race, with tips from local experts. Learn more ›
RunningBrooke Info Join RunningBrooke’s team for a guaranteed MCM bib and to support Alexandria youth! Learn More ›
Top 5 Places to Run in Alexandria Alexandria offers both scenic and urban running routes that will be sure to get you motivated. Learn More ›
Things to Do Countless attractions and specialty tours await in Old Town Alexandria. Have Fun ›
Alexandria Restaurants Restaurants in Old Town Alexandria offer unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic and walkable setting. Bon Appétit ›
Pacers Running Store Come in to the Alexandria running haven for a personalized assessment of your running footwear and gear needs. Get Your Gear ›
Getting Here Alexandria's close proximity to three major airports, four Metrorail stations, Amtrak and major highways makes it easy to get here and easy to get… Learn More ›

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