- Unofficial Historic Half Results.
- Unofficial Historic 10K Results.
- Tell us what you thought about the Historic Half.
- Watch yourself cross the finish line at the Historic Half.
On a misty but warm morning, 7,781runners energized the City of Fredericksburg, VA as part of the inaugural Historic 10K, the Semper Fred 5K and the largest Marine Corps Historic Half to date. Joining them was Actor Sean Astin, star of "Rudy" and "Lord of the Rings," who completed the Marine Corps Historic Half in 2:11:58. Astin served as honorary starter for the thousands of runners who came to Fredericksburg to take on the 13.1 mile challenge highlighted by the steep incline up infamous Hospital Hill, located on Mary Washington Healthcare campus. Read more.
- Over 7,700 Runners Cross Marine Corps Historic Half Finish
- The Lord of the Rings Star to Start and Run Historic Half
Film actor Sean Astin and NBC4 meteorologist Chuck Bell will join U.S. Marines and 10,000 participants at the Marine Corps Historic Half on Sunday, May 19 in Fredericksburg, VA. Accomplished long distance runners, Astin and Bell will serve as official starters with Bell sending off the wheelchair and hand cycle participants at 6:59 a.m., and Astin firing the starting pistol for the Historic Half at 7:00 a.m. Both will then take off to run the 13.1 mile course. Read more.
There will be mud! The wildly popular Run Amuck event hosted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico on Saturday, June 8, will introduce a new snag at the start line, a finish line that emerges from the woods, and four new untamed obstacles. The 3.6 mile course boasts three messy mud pits, three punishing PT stations and 17 obstacles ranging from hurdles to water blasts. Read more.
- Run Amuck Introduces New Challenges to June 8 Event on MCBQ
Registration for two of the MCM's celebrated events, the MCM10K presented by Aetna and the Healthy Kids Fun Run, opens online at noon Eastern, on Wednesday, April 17. Read more.
- Registration Now Open for MCM10K and Healthy Kids Fun Run
The MCM has sold out all available public entries in a record 2 hours, 27 minutes today surpassing last year's record sellout by 14 minutes. But as thousands of runners worldwide attempted to register, a system failure contributed to registration delays posing additional challenges for runners wanting to secure a coveted spot for the Oct. 27 event in Arlington, VA and the nation's capital. MCM registrations were being processed by ACTIVE Network on the ACTIVE Works platform. Read more.
- MCM Surpasses Registration Record