Marine Corps Marathon Partners with MarathonFoto to Enhance Athlete Experience
January 10, 2024
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with MarathonFoto, the leading global provider of race photography services. This collaboration marks an exciting venture aimed at enhancing the athletes’ experience by capturing and preserving memorable moments during the renowned MCMO events – races that include the iconic Marine Corps Marathon, the Marine Corps Historic Half, the Marine Corps 17.75K, the Quantico 12K and the Turkey Trot 10K and Mile.
After a year of separation, the MCMO warmly welcomes back MarathonFoto, acknowledging the valuable contribution the photography and video partner makes to the overall participant experience. As two industry leaders committed to celebrating and inspiring athletes, the collaboration is poised to enhance the race experience for participants, spectators, and enthusiasts alike. Through this partnership, MarathonFoto will utilize its cutting-edge technology and experienced team of photographers to capture the triumphs, determination, and camaraderie of participants throughout the MCMO events. This strategic alliance signifies a significant milestone for both organizations, underscoring their dedication to delivering exceptional events and creating lasting memories for participants .
“Just as the flag raising on Iwo Jima was immortalized in one of the most viewed photographs in history, MarathonFoto has a proven record of capturing inspiring images that preserve the spirit of athletic determination and achievement,” said Alex Hetherington, Director of the Marine Corps Marathon Organization. “The Marine Corps Marathon Organization looks forward to collaborating with MarathonFoto to celebrate and inspire our 2024 event series athletes.”
MarathonFoto’s President Brad Kroll expressed enthusiasm for the reunion, “Our partnership with the Marine Corps Marathon Organization holds a special place in our hearts. We are thrilled to be back, capturing the essence of this iconic series of races and contributing to the athlete experience.”
About the Marine Corps Marathon
About the Marine Corps Marathon:
The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) is one of the largest marathons in the world. Recognized as “Best Marathon in the Mid Atlantic,” and the “Best Marathon for Charities,” the MCM honors honor, courage and commitment of its participants. Also known as “The People’s Marathon,” runners from all 50 states and more than 50 countries participate in the MCM, the largest marathon not to offer prize money. No federal or Marine Corps endorsement is implied. Connect with the Marine Corps Marathon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. #RunWithTheMarines
MarathonFoto, for more than 45 years, has had a mission that goes beyond capturing mere images. Dedicated to inspiring and celebrating athletes, MarathonFoto transforms moments into memories. As pioneers in their field, their lens doesn’t just freeze the action; it encapsulates the spirit, determination, and triumph of every participant. Through their artistry, MarathonFoto ensures that each athlete’s journey is not just documented but celebrated, creating a visual testament to the passion and perseverance that define the world of sports and mass participation events. MarathonFoto is a division of InFront Sports & Media AG.