Bataan Memorial Death March

White Sands Missile Range, NM


On April 9, 1942 tens of thousands of American and Filipino soldiers were surrendered to Japanese forces and were forced to march more than 60 miles in the scorching heat though the Philippine jungles. Thousands died and those who survived faced the hardships of prisoner of war camps.

The 2024 Bataan Memorial Death March will be held as a LIVE in-person event on March 16th, 2024.   

The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging and grueling march that tests both mental and physical abilities.  Marchers can choose between the full 26.2 mile marathon distance or a 14.2 mile honorary distance.
  • Registration for the LIVE in-person event will close on Thursday, February 29th, 2024.
  • Registration for the virtual event will close on Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 at 12:00 PM MST.
    • Marchers registered for the virtual event will be able to march between March 16th and March 23rd, 2024. All registrants for the VIRTUAL event must march and complete their virtual march by 11:59 PM (MST) on March 23rd, 2024 After that, time submissions will no longer be posted to the results.
If you are registered for the virtual march please click on the virtual race instructions & FAQs button below to learn more about how the virtual Bataan Memorial Death March works.

Location, dates, and times for Packet Pick-Up for the in-person event will be announced soon!

hers registered for the in-person event must pick up their packets in person during packet pick-up. There will be NO day of event packet pick up.

For those registering for the virtual event please  allow time for your packets to be delivered. Participants registered for the virtual event who register by February 23, 2024 should receive their packets by March 16th, 2024, anyone registered after that date are not guaranteed to receive their packets before the virtual event begins. Packets for Virtual partcipants will mailed while quantities last. 

When & Where

Mar 16, 2024


6:00 AM

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