Run 13.1

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.

154 Days

Until Event Day May 19th

half the distance All The Fun

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

Healthy Lifestyle Expo

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

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Event Info

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

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Historic Info

Semper 5ive

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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Devil Dog Double

Scale Hospital Hill twice by participating in both, Semper 5ive and, then, the Historic Half.

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Meaningful Medals for Marines

Participating in the Turkey Trot are the Always Faithful – the Distinguished Participant runners. True to the Marine value of Semper Fidelis, these individuals consistently registered to #RunWithTheMarines throughout the year to qualify for this esteemed recognition. Find out what inspired four Marines to run the four qualifying events this year. Brought to you by Sentara Healthcare, we improve health every day.

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Medal of Honor Golf Course Opens for 8K

​You’ve heard of walking the greens but ‘running the greens?’ That becomes a thing on December 8 when the Medal of Honor 8K presented by Marines Plumbing is held on the Medal of Honor Golf Course.

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