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The Marine Corps Historic Half is perfectly situated halfway between the capital of the Commonwealth in Richmond and the nation’s capital. The hugely popular Marine Corps Historic Half has made historic Fredericksburg a fashionable spring weekend getaway.

23 Days

Until Event Day May 21st

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The scenic course tours colonial sites and the quaint downtown before scaling the now-famous Hospital Hill on the way to the stars-and-stripes adorned finish and the US Marines. Along the way, runners pass significant landmarks dating back to the nation’s beginnings and notable neighborhoods that were home to America’s forefathers, including Presidents George Washington and James Monroe. Great medal + Amazing crowds + Terrific weekend getaway= an instant favorite.

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Conquer Hospital Hill

An Epic Spring Half

Course Maps

The Marine Corps Historic Half courses feature historic landmarks in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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Event Info

From start to finish and all points in between, the Marines have organized a motivating and fun spring half marathon through Fredericksburg, VA.

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Historic Info

Five Miler

Historic Half Weekend includes the Semper 5ive, a five mile distance run.

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Parking, shuttles and more transportation details to remove stress from event morning.

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Healthy Lifestyle Expo

The Healthy Lifestyle Expo hosts Packet Pick-up and showcases more than 60 booths.

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What is the Quantico 100?

​It's not 100 miles. It's not 100K. The distance is totally up to the runner. The Quantico 100 presented by GEICO Military is same day or day-prior Packet Pick-up, great hospitality, once-in-a-hundred-years experience, an evening run and, perhaps best of all, a free post-run concert featuring Group Captain and the Mandrakes. Registration is open now for the Quantico 100 at just $35 with a special $18 fee for Active Duty military. T

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Blog about Bling

The presentation of medals at the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon has been considered by runners to be the most humbling and memorable moment of the entire experience. After crossing the finish line, runners receive deserving recognition from a member of the United States Marine Corps in the shadow of the US Marine Corps War Memorial. For an awesome moment like this, only an awesome medal will do.

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