Historic Half

For the love of running. For the rush of a new challenge. For your health and piece of mind. For the fully rotational, fresh medals. Run the virtual Historic Half, Semper 5ive and Devil Dog Double.


Virtual registration for the Virtual Historic Half, Semper 5ive and Devil Dog Double is open.

Registration is $45 for domestic Historic Half and Semper 5ive participants. Registration for domestic Devil Dog Double participants is $60. Registration for international Historic Half and Semper 5ive participants is $70. International Devil Dog Double registration is $85.

Register Here

Registration and any associated purchases are final and not refundable by the MCM Organization or any of its partners. Virtual registrations are non-transferrable or deferrable. Any updates or changes to your registration can be made by logging into your participant account or emailing MCM Customer Service.


Runners who deferred an entry from 2020 to the 2021 Marine Corps Historic Half Weekend must re-register to complete this process. These runners will receive an instructional email and re-registration link. There will be no additional fees associated with the re-registration.

Distinguished Participants

The Distinguished Participant medal is earned for a year of running with the Marines. Distinguished status is open to runners of all ages and ability levels and is the perfect opportunity for motivated individuals to participate in the MCM Event Series hosted on or near Marine Corps Base Quantico. Ambitious runners who seek to earn this coveted title and exclusive medal in 2021 must register for events from four of the six tiers, either in person or virtual. Only one event from a tier may count as a Distinguished Participant qualifier.

  • Tier One: Quantico Crucible
  • Tier Two: Historic Half events (13.1, Semper 5ive or Devil Dog Double);
  • Tier Three: Belleau Wood 8K or Crossroads Trail 15K;
  • Tier Four: Quantico Duathlon or Quantico 12K;
  • Tier Five: Quantico Reverse Tri;
  • Tier Six: Turkey Trot 10K or Semper Fun Mile


Participants registering for the 2021 Virtual Historic Half, Semper 5ive or Devil Dog Double will not have the option to defer their registration.


Virtual participants will not be eligible transfer their 2021 registration.

Run Dates

Virtual run dates begin on April 24, 2021. Runners must complete their virtual distance by May 16.


Packages including the participant shirt, finisher medal and commemorative 2021 bib will be mailed to the address participants provide during registration.

Virtual Bib

Registered virtual runners may download a personal participant bib to wear or display. Bibs will be available for download prior to designated run dates.

Finisher Ribbon

A printable finisher ribbon will be available for runners to enhance their Mission Accomplished moment. Runners can also print official mile markers for their virtual event.

Connect a wearable

Participants have the option to link their personal wearables to their participant account to track their participation and submit results. Log into your participant account to view wearable options.

Sync your device under the "Your Devices" tab in your participant account prior to starting your virtual event. Once connected, the activity from your device will sync directly to your participant account.

To sync your wearable:
1. Connect your wearable device.
2. Click on “Your devices” at the top of the screen.
3. In the “Manage” tab, click connect under your device.
4. You will be prompted to log into your wearable device

Don’t have a wearable device? Download the free Fitbit app on your smartphone and use the MobileRun® feature to track pace, time and distance.

Submit Results

After completing the Virtual Historic Half Weekend events runners must submit their results through participant account in Haku starting May 2 through May 16, 2021.

Results may be submitted via a link to a public page from an app, a screenshot, a photo of a watch or treadmill or directly from a supported wearable device. Ensure to record both distance and time in your submission.


Visit the interactive results including searchable finish times. The arrow next to a runner's name offers a drop-down menu providing a clickable link to share results, open an individual finisher page or access finisher certificates. Finisher certificates may be downloaded, printed or shared.

Finisher Certificate

Download a Marine Corps Hisotric Half, Semper 5ive or Devil Dog Double Finisher certificate upon finishing. Details will be available soon.


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