Marathon is funded by private individuals and foundations, as well as by grants from or contract work for the U.S. Government. We do not seek or accept funding from corporations or from foreign sources.

Elbridge Colby

Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.

Wess Mitchell

Dr. A. Wess Mitchell is co-founder and principal at The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.