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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.
Conquer Hospital Hill
An Epic Spring Half
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Historic Info
New December Running Event on Quantico Golf Course
You’ve heard of walking the greens but ‘running the greens?’ That becomes a thing this December when the Marine Corps Marathon Organization in partnership with Marine Corps Base Quantico hosts a limited field 8K on the Medal of Honor Golf Course.
Eat Well, Live Well, Run Well
Your favorite grocery departments moved from the shelves to the streets as a group of Wegmans employees participated in the Marine Corps Historic Half. Runners from Wegmans bakery, seafood, deli and produce departments traded running down the aisles for pushing along the pavement of the Fredericksburg, VA-based 13.1 mile course.
Finish Line Proposal
Chet-Tyler Cary of Fredericksburg, Va. surprised his girlfriend, Amanda Willging, at the finish line of the 2018 Marine Corps Historic Half by getting down on one knee and proposing. Willing, who turned 27 last week, was completely surprised and responded with an emotional "yes." Willging was overwhelmed with the moment, having just finished her fifth Historic Half in 2:38:02.