Press Inquiries

Information about covering the Marine Corps Historic Half and MCM

Media Support

Welcome to the MCM online media center—the online resource for Marine Corps Marathon, Historic Half and other organizational news. Information about how to apply for event media credentials will be made available approximately six weeks prior to the Historic Half and MCM.

Members of the media are invited to access these online resources: downloadable photos, media releases, historical information.

The MCM Public Relations department is always available to support members of the media. Please contact Ashley Topolosky, MCM Public Relations Coordinator, by phone at 703-432-1840 or by email.

Covering the Marine Corps Historic Half?

The Marine Corps Historic Half, Semper 5ive and Devil Dog Double will occur on Sunday, May 19 in Fredericksburg, VA. The events will include nearly 10,000 participants.

Media can request credentials to cover 2019 Historic Half Weekend.

Credential Request

The kick-off to Historic Half Weekend will occur at the opening of the Healthy Lifestyle Expo at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17. The Expo is located at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center at 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway in Fredericksburg, VA.

Media Credential Pick-up:

Friday, May 17
Hours: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Historic Half Media Center (Room #2)
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center

Saturday, May 18
Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Historic Half Media Center (Room #2)
Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center

Sunday, May 19
Hours: 5:30 - 6:30 a.m.
Location: Media Tent
2281 Carl D. Silver Parkway
Near start/finish and adjacent to Wegmans parking lot

Historic Half Media Guide

2018 Supplement

MCM Record Book

MCM Event Series Record Book

Share Your Story

The MCM and WTOP want to hear your story of running with purpose and finishing with pride. What motivated you to #RunWithTheMarines? What is your personal inspiration for registering for “The People’s Marathon?” What makes your MCM participation different? Share your story, as it could be just the thing to inspire someone else. Some stories may be featured on WTOP or on the MCM website.

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