Conquer Hospital Hill and celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Marine Corps Historic Half! The 13.1 mile run in Fredericksburg, VA boasts a fantastic finisher medal, terrific technical participant shirt and a start ceremony concluding with the shout of a town crier and the blast of a vintage musket. Sign up early for the lowest of three registration pricing tiers.
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It’s the greatest half in history! Run through historic Fredericksburg from the retail hub of Central Park, through quaint downtown shops and restaurants, up Hospital Hill to a finish line bathed in stars and stripes. It’s a 13.1 mile journey with support from the U.S. Marines. Registration tiers begin at $65 and conclude at $90.
On the same morning as the Marine Corps Historic Half, the Semper 5ive starts in downtown Fredericksburg, scales Hospital Hill and crosses the same finish as the Half. Finishers receive a medals. All participants get a technical shirt and commemorative bib. Registration is $40.
Devil Dog Double
The only thing more motivating than conquering Hospital
Hill in Fredericksburg, VA as part of the Marine Corps Historic Half marathon
is scaling it twice in one morning. Runners will have double the
challenge and twice the opportunity to scale the 200-foot continuous incline located on the Marine
Corps Historic Half and Semper 5ive courses. The Devil Dog Double, a one
day, two event combination with three medals. Participants must complete the
5ive with a nine minute-per-mile pace or better. Registration fee is $85.
The Devil Dog Double is sold out.
After registering, some runners determine they are unable to participate in the Historic Half. Beginning March 15, 2017, these runners may opt to transfer their entry to a non-registered runner through the event's Transfer Program for a fee of $20. Runners often find transfer partners on the MCM Facebook page.
Runners wishing to transfer from the Half marathon, to the Semper 5ive, may transfer for no fee.
A wide variety of volunteer openings will be available for various things throughout event weekend, for both individuals and groups. Registration for volunteers opens mid-February.
September 28, 2016
Iron Mile. Registration opens at noon.
October 19, 2016
Historic Half. In demand registration opens for $65.
Semper 5ive. Registration opens for $40.
Devil Dog Double. Registration opens for $85.
January 4, 2017
Historic Half. Registration increases to $80.
March 21, 2017
Historic Half. Registration increases to $95.
March 15, 2017