Marine Corps Marathon registration opens today at noon. Active duty and reserve service members were allowed to register before today, but general registration opens at noon ET today. The Marine Corps Marathon is open to the first 30,000 participants and sells out quickly. Last year, it was full in 6 days.
If you want to register, you can do so at marinemarathon.com.
Marathons sound pretty grueling and are for serious runners. It takes a lot of training to be ready for a marathon. Take a look at some celebs who have run marathons, some even the Marine Corps Marathon:
Oprah Winfrey and Ted Koppel both ran the Marine Corps Marathon. Oprah in 1994 and Koppel in 1983.
Other celebs who have run marathons, though not the Marine Corps Marathon: Sarah Palin, Dana Carvey, Shia LaBeof, Katie Holmes, Will Ferrell, George W. Bush, Mario Lopez, and Sean Combs.