Records Book

2018 Historic Half Winners

Thomas Porter from Fredericksburg, VA won the 2018 Historic Half with a time of 1:13:43. Jillian Weisbeck from Fredericksburg, VA was the first femal finisher with a time of 1:28:25.

1:08:51 Tim Young
Fredericksburg, VA
1:23:59 Mary Kate Bailey
Arlington, VA
1:06:57 Tim Young
Fredericksburg, VA
1:28:33 Kristin Herring
Elizabeth City, NC
2010 1:14:40 Steve Hammel
Arlington, VA
1:26:26 Kristin Herring
Elizabeth City, NC
1:13:53 Wyatt Boyd
Washington, DC
1:21:27 Lanni Marchant
Lansing, MI
Bert Jacoby
Fredericksburg, VA
Courtney Chapman
Norfolk, VA
2013 1:11:05

Patrick Fernandez
Alexandria, VA

Laura Garrow
Blacksburg, VA
2014 1:05:09

Tim Young
Fredericksburg, VA

Stephanie Fulmer
Arlington, VA
2015 1:14:59 Stephen Harrison
Fredericksburg, VA
1:27:33 Britta Ultz Baxter
King George, VA
2016 1:11:06 Mark Hopely
Fredericksburg, VA
1:25:24 Britta Ultz Baxter
King George, VA
2017 1:10:38 Mark Hopely
Fredericksburg, VA
1:29:36 Alexandra Cassar
Fredericksburg, VA

2018 Semper 5ive Winners

The Semper 5ive presented by Navy Federal Credit Union, was held in conjunction with the Historic Half. Randy Shelton, of North Prince George, VA, was the top finisher, completing the event in 31:29.

The female runners were led by Jenna Scholz, of Alexandria, VA who won the event in 38:17.

2018 Devil Dog Double Winners

In conjunction with the Historic Half, the Devil Dog double was won by Bryce Peterson, 23, of Quantico, VA, completing the Semper 5ive portion of the course in 34:06 and Historic Half in 1:32:52.

The female runners were led by Sandra Pahl, 40, of Dumfries, VA, who ran the Semper 5ive in 36:39 and Historic Half in 1:42:58.


The Marine Corps Historic Half awards ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. on event morning at the finish line. More than 100 awards will be earned in the 13.1, Semper 5ive and Devil Dog Double events.

The following awards are presented event morning:

  • Half Overall: top three male and female awards
  • Semper 5ive Overall: top three male and female awards
  • Devil Dog Double Overall: top male and female

The following awards will be presented at a special ceremony at Pohanka Nissan of Fredericksburg (5200 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksubrg, VA). Winners will be notified by email and invited to attend the age awards presentation.

  • Historic Half Individual Awards:
    • Top three males and females: ages 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
    • Half Masters: top male and female
  • Semper 5ive Individual Awards:
    • Top male and female: ages 7-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
    • Semper 5ive Masters: top male and female
  • Devil Dog Double:
    • Top male and female: ages 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Devil Dog Double participants are not eligible for Historic Half or Semper 5ive awards.

Participation by Year

Year Historic Half
Semper 5iveDevil Dog Double
2008 3,826 n/an/a
2009 4,960 n/an/a
2010 5,433 n/an/a
2011 5,679 n/an/a
6,245 n/an/a
2016 5,716 1,267n/a
2017 5,177 1,186454
Total: 55,373 2,453454

Course Records

Men Women
2014 Tim Young 1:05:09 2011 Lanni Marchant 1:21:17
2009 Tim Young 1:06:57 2012 Courtney Chapman 1:21:56
2008 Tim Young 1:08:51 2008 Mary Kate Bailey 1:23:59
2009 Aaron Church 1:10:05 2013 Laura Garrow 1:24:27
2013 Patrick Fernandez 1:11:05 2008 Martha Merz 1:24:51

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