The event is composed of runners from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and more than 50 countries. Known as "The People's Marathon," the MCM and 10K is open to all runners ages 14 and above.
The 44th MCM and 10K will take place on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Register today and join other Athletes vs Epilepsy participating in the Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, October 27th and raise funds to help stop seizures and find a cure for epilepsy. Your efforts will raise awareness in support of the nearly 3.4 million people in the U.S. living with the challenges of epilepsy. (Athletes must be 14 years of age or older on the date of the race in order to participate.)
As a member of an Athletes vs Epilepsy 2019 Marine Corps Marathon & 10K team, you are committing to fundraising minimum requirement of $1,000 for the marathon or $600 for the 10K. **You must reach your minimum fundraising requirement by August 1, 2019 in order to be officially registered for your selected race. (Please note: There are no refunds.)
Athletes vs. Epilepsy is a nationwide program for athletes of all ages and levels, coaches, volunteers and fans. The goal is to raise awareness, build participation, and help fund the Epilepsy Foundation’s mission to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure, and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy, and research to accelerate ideas into therapies. The initiative helps to bring epilepsy awareness to all sports through participation by athletes of all ages and skill levels as well as their supportive friends, family, and fans.
The Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that people with epilepsy can experience all that life has to offer. Athletes vs. Epilepsy affirms this positive message and embodies it through action and the belief that anyone, regardless of athletic talent, can help to fundraise and raise awareness.
You can make a difference in your life and in the lives of others. Donate to the cause through our team fundraising page or join the Athletes vs. Epilepsy initiative. Visit AthletesVsEpilepsy.com for more information and opportunities to get involved.