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25 March 2021, 11am

‘Four Star Diplomat’ programme launched

Marine Corps Marathon seeks influencers

The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) has launched the Four Star Diplomat program under which applications to participate as a social media influencer will be accepted.

Diplomats must be enthusiastic about running, proud to participate in MCMO events and identify with the Organization’s mission to promote physical fitness, community goodwill and showcase the organizational skills of the Marine Corps.

The MCMO will collaborate with a select team of runners to be designated as “Four Star Diplomats” to promote a healthy and active lifestyle through fun, authentic and inspiring social media content that shines the spotlight on MCMO events and the Diplomat’s personal passion for running.

To be considered for this volunteer role, MCMO Diplomats must be over 18 and able to commit to the program from 1 April – 31 December 2021.

Applications will be accepted through 31 March 2021 at

Diplomats will receive exclusive access programming, special swag and more.

The MCMO thrives on its diverse and inclusive community of participants. Diplomat Influencers are not required to have any military background or affiliation or any particular running accolades. The program will include runners selected from the applicant pool boasting different running journeys, experiences and complementary set of skills such as: content creation (photography/videography), community outreach, social following, road race participation, etc.

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