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Registration for the Marine Corps Marathon’s inaugural Quantico Triathlon opens May 15

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Want to run a Marine Corps Marathon event but don’t care about the marathon? Then listen up.

Registration for the inaugural Marine Corps Marathon Quantico Triathlon will open May 15 at noon. Registration for the 300 available bibs is $75 and will increase to $90 after July 3.

The USA Triathlon-sanctioned sprint-distance event will be August 18 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. It will include a 400-meter pool swim, 12-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run.

“Introducing this triathlon allows the MCM to branch out and offer a new challenge in the unique setting of Quantico,” Marine Corps Marathon race director Rick Nealis said in a news release.

To register, or get more information, visit marinemarathon.com.

Sara Davidson

Sara Davidson is an ultrarunner and contributor to PT365. She's run 7 marathons and 32 ultramarathons -- including her first 100-miler. This fall she is training for the Marine Corps Marathon using our PT365 Run Plan. Reach her at sdavidson@gannett.com .