Marine C orps Marathon
For Immediate Release October 4, 2005
October 30, 2005
www.marine ma rathon.com Media Contact: Beth Cline
30th Marine Corps Marathon Course to Host Biggest Entertainment Line-up in Event History
QUANTICO, VA – The Marine Corps Marathon announced today the exciting line up of performers at 30th Anniversary event on October 30, 2005. The MCM course will host nine high school bands, six radio station spots, five live concerts, the Marine Corps Base Quantico band, a DJ and non-stop entertainment during the 45-minute opening ceremonies. Other MCM weekend events will also boast musical performances.
“This is the most music and entertainment the MCM has ever had,” said Rick Nealis, MCM Race Director. “Runners of all ages and spectators are sure to feel the air of celebration and fun this year.”
MCM Runners’ Expo DC Armory Friday, October 28
Marine Corps Base Quantico Band
Saturday, October 29
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m.
A cappella group Cartoon Johnny Get Movin' With Ronald McDonald Show Marine Corps Base Quantico Band
Expo entrance On stage Expo entrance
Healthy Kids Pasta Bash Saturday, October 29
A cappella group Cartoon Johnny and Get Movin' With Ronald McDonald Show
Hyatt Regency Washington
Runners and spectators will be enthralled by the patriotic sounds of the Quaker City String Band and Dan Clark, Massachusetts State Trooper, at the start line on Sunday, October 30.
MCM Sunday, October 30
Mile 1 Mile 20 Mile 22
Dixie Power Trio with New Line Brass presented by the Rosslyn BID Wonderjack at the Beat the Bridge Stage Still to be announced act (9:30 a.m. -11:15 a.m.); the Fabulettes (11:30 a.m.- 1:15 p.m.); Gonzo’s Nose (1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.) at the Crystal City Street Spectacular Dr Fu (10a.m.-12 p.m.); Members Only (12:30-3 p.m.) on the Final Mile Stage
presented by Mic Ultra.