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National Landing readies for the Marine Corps Marathon

The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) is not your typical marathon. This iconic race is not only recognized for its impeccable organization but also for its unique spirit and tradition that sets it apart from the rest. 

One of the standout features of the Marine Corps Marathon is its course. While other marathons may offer scenic routes, the MCM's course takes you through some of the most iconic and historic landmarks in the nation – and even Virginia's largest walkable downtownIt's no wonder that the MCM has earned its reputation as one of the largest marathon's in the world. The race is set to bring a unique perspective to this vibrant community

As the starting point for the Marine Corps Marathon, National Landing will play host to thousands of enthusiastic runners from all walks of life. The race will take participants on a scenic journey through the the neighborhood, showcasing the modern architecture, green spaces, and lively atmosphere that make this community stand out.

National Landing has always been known for its active lifestyle. From local businesses, including Highline RxR and The Freshman providing refreshments to residents lining the streets to cheer on the runners, this event is a testament to the strong sense of belonging in National Landing. 

While the marathon will undoubtedly bring a burst of energy to the neighborhood, it's important to note that there will be temporary road closures to ensure the safety of participants and spectators. Local residents and businesses are encouraged to plan ahead, as certain streets will be closed to traffic during the event.

The Marine Corps Marathon is not just a running event; it's a reminder that this neighborhood is an ideal place to live, work, and play. So, whether you're a runner, a spectator, or a resident of National Landing, be sure to take in the excitement and energy of this fantastic event.