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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.

269 Days

Until Event Day May 20th

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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

Unofficial Historic Half Results

View Semper 5ive, Devil Dog Double and Historic Half results now.

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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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Transportation

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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Shop MCM for Dad

A running dad is just a normal dad, only more awesome. Does your Dad run marathons? If so, he’s already unwrapped and utilized the most cherished gifts of motivation, determination and inspiration. So let’s get creative…celebrate all your father accomplishments during his runs with the Marines by purchasing commemorative MCM or Historic Half items at special prices just for MCM Dads.

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Historic Half in Kabul

​Just a couple days prior to the tenth anniversary of the Marine Corps Historic Half, 63 runners took off on a 13.1-mile run through the Afghanistan desert participating in Historic Half Forward in Kabul.

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