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Historic Half

Be there when the town crier calls for the starting musket to fire and run the streets where the nation's first president lived as a boy and the North and South came face to face in battle.

The Historic Half takes runners on 13.1 mile journey from the retail hub of Central Park through the historic downtown streets, up the now famous hospital hill to awaiting Marines at the Historic Half finish line. Perfectly situated in the timeless city of Fredericksburg halfway between the capital of the Commonwealth in Richmond and the nation's capital, Historic Half Weekend features the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, the Semper Fred 5K and the Marine Corps Historic 10K. The Historic 10K and Semper Fred boast point-to-point courses, both tackling Hospital Hill.

Pohanka Nissan Specials and Cheer Vehicles
Pohanka Nissan, which sells new and used vehicles throughout Fredericksburg, Stafford and Woodbridge, VA and in Washington, D.C., is offering generous discounts for runners participating in any Historic Half event. Historic Half, Historic 10K or Semper Fred 5K runner can receive $500 off a new car purchased through July.  In addition, participants can receive discounts off oil changes that equal the distance they completed during Historic Half Weekend. Half marathon runners will receive $13 off an oil change, while 10K runners receive a $10 discount and Semper Fred 5K participants will receive $5 off any oil change through July. Participants must present their commemorative bib or finisher's medal to receive the discounts at their Pohanka Nissan location in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Pohanka Nissan is also offering a truly unique way to cheer for a special Marine Corps Historic Half runner or for runners to post their own shout out.  Just create a motivating message and post it on the Pohanka Nissan Facebook page by Monday, May 5.  Select messages will be emblazoned on Nissan vehicles including the 2014 Altima, Juke, Rogue, Sentra and Frontier pick-up truck that will be displayed along the 13.1 mile course and at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo.

2013 Historic Half Photostrip

2013 Historic Half Weekend Recap:
Press Release
  |  Photo Gallery  |  Individual Results  |  Runner Photos  |  Finish Line Footage

2012 Historic Half Weekend Recap:
Press Release  |  Photo Gallery  |  Video Recap  |  Individual Results  |  Runner Photos  |  Finish Line Video

2011 Historic Half Weekend Recap:
Press Release  |  Photo Gallery  |  Individual Results  |  Runner Photos  |  Finish Line Video

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