The MCM Motivational Dinner on August 23rd, hosted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, offers runners, guests and the community the opportunity to dine where Marines dine, receive inspiration from accomplished U.S. Marine athletes, and engage in military camaraderie with fellow runners while enjoying a delicious pasta dinner at the Clubs at Quantico. Each dinner will feature the Marine Corps Base Quantico Ceremonial Platoon and the Quantico Marine Band. The menu features multiple pasta options and sauces, salads and cookies.
The featured speaker at August's MCM Motivational Dinner is Colonel Armes, a decorated combat veteran, who has served as a Marine infantryman for 27years. He is currently serving as the Director of the Marine Corps Fitness Division. As a triathlete, he has represented the Marine Corps and the U.S. in numerous national and international competitions including the 2015 World Military Games in Korea, the 2017 World Military Triathlon Championships in Germany and the 2018 World Military Triathlon Championships in Sweden. He is a USATF & USA Cycling certified coach and two time California State Champion in triathlon and duathlon.
For those attending the dinner and participating in the events on August 24, a special concierge Packet pick-up service will be provided.
While the dinners will be held on the eve prior to scheduled MCM Event Series runs, participation in these events isn’t required to purchase tickets.