Marine Corps Marathon Training Program

MCMMedStar Sports Medicine is the proud Sports Medicine Partner of the Marine Corps Marathon. We are pleased to offer the following options and services to help you prepare for the "people’s marathon."

  • Free runner injury screening and education sessions presented by physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers specializing in running health and medicine. (See below for more details).
  • If you live in the Washington DC or Northern, VA suburbs and are looking for additional training guidance, please consider our partner, Pacers.
  • For more information or to make an appointment, please call 888-44SPORT.

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MedStar Sports Medicine Injury Clinic

Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Melita Moore, MD, Kristina Indriksons, PT, Megan Moran, PT, Courtney Yon, PT.

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The free assessment is designed to help runners determine if nagging pain or injury should be treated or needs further work-up. If you're concerned about continuing your training, we can provide a recommendation.

Our staff has extensive training in video motion analysis, and are runners themselves. Their combination of personal and professional experience, along with technology previously available only to elite athletes, adds up to a high caliber program to help you run healthy.

Assessments are available by appointment only. Please call 888-44SPORT to make an appointment or register online.

MedStar Health Orthopaedic and Sports Center at Lafayette Centre, Building 1
1120 20th Street NW, Floor 1
Washington, DC 20036
Use parking garage entrance on 20th Street
Click here for directions

MedStar Sports Medicine Marine Corps Marathon Education & Training Sessions

Each 30-minute workshop will focus on a specific topic. After the education session, we will lead a training run.

Thursday, August 16 - 6:30 p.m.
Eating and Drinking Your Way to the Finish Line: Proper Nutrition and Hydration for a Marathon
Kate Ayoub, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist, MedStar NRH at Friendship Heights

Location: Pacers 14th Street
1821 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Register Online

Thursday, September 20 - 6:30 p.m.
Pee Problems: Urinary Incontinence while Running
Kerry DeGaetani, PT, DPT, SCS, Physical Therapist, MedStar NRH at Ballston/Marymount and McLean

Location: Pacers Clarendon
3100 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201

Register Online

Thursday, October 18 - 6:30 p.m.
Race Hard, Recover Strong: What to do After the MCM
Katie Rogowski, PT, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist, MedStar NRH at Friendship Heights

Location: MedStar Health Orthopaedic and Sports Center at Lafayette Centre, Building 1
1120 20th Street NW, Floor 1
Washington, DC 20036

Sunday, October 28
Marine Corps Marathon and Marine Corps Marathon 10K
Annually ranked as one of the largest marathons in the US and the world, the Marine Corps Marathon has been recognized as "Best Marathon in the Mid-Atlantic," "Best for Families," and "Best for Beginners." Organized by the men and women of the United States Marine Corps, the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, instead celebrating the honor, courage and commitment of all finishers. Visit the Marine Corps Marathon website for more information about the expo and details for runners & spectators.

Join us for one session or all! No registration is required. For more information please contact us at [email protected].

For an appointment with a sports medicine physician trained in treating runners, please call:


[email protected]

Dr. Matt Sedgley

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Sports Medicine Medical Director of several marathons and ultra marathons.