Historic Half

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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Historic Half

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 $95.

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Semper 5ive

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.

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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.

Confirmation

Confirm your entry to any of the Historic Half Weekend events.

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Corrections

Between registration and participation, updates to a runner's personal information may be necessary. Runners may send an email with specific changes to mcmcustomerservice@usmc-mccs.org. The corrected participant information may require several days before appearing in the database.

Transfer

After registering, some runners determine they are unable to participate in the Historic Half or desire to switch to a shorter distance event. Beginning March 15, 2017, these runners may opt to transfer their entry to a non-registered runner or change events through the Transfer Program. Runners often find transfer partners on the MCM Facebook page.

There is a $25 fee for runner-to-runner transfers. There are no fees associated with event-to-event transfers for those already registered for the Historic Half or Devil Dog Double.

Volunteer

A wide variety of volunteer openings will be available for various things throughout event weekend, for both individuals and groups. Registration for volunteers is now open.

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September 28, 2016

12:00PM

Iron Mile. Registration opens at noon.

October 19, 2016

12:00PM

Historic Half. In demand registration opens for $65.

12:00PM

Semper 5ive. Registration opens for $40.

12:00PM

Devil Dog Double. Registration opens for $85.

January 4, 2017

12:00AM

Historic Half. Registration increases to $80.

March 21, 2017

12:00AM

Historic Half. Registration increases to $95.

March 15, 2017

12:00PM

Transfer Opens. Runners may opt to switch from Historic Half to the Semper 5ive or transfer Historic Half entry to a non-registered runner.