Records Book

2019 Historic Half Winners

Connor Hendrickson fom Charlottesville, VA won the 2019 Historic Half with a time of 1:15:24. Lindsay Carrick, Fredericksburg, VA was the first female finisher with a time of 1:25:02.

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 1:13:43 Thomas Porter,
Fredericksburg, VA
1:28:25 Jillian Weisbeck,
Fredericksburg, VA
2019 1:15:24 Connor Hendrickson,
Charlottesville, VA
1:25:02 Lindsay Carrick,
Fredericksburg, VA

2019 Semper 5ive Winners

The Semper 5ive presented by Navy Federal Credit Union, was held in conjunction with the Historic Half. Mark Hopely, of Fredericksburg, VA, was the top finisher, completing the event in 27:18.

The female runners were led by Emily Hopely, who won the event in 34:30.

2019 Devil Dog Double Winners

In conjunction with the Historic Half, the Devil Dog double was won by Matt O'Neil, of Woodbridge, VA, completing the event in 1:43:56.

The female runners were led by Amber Reinecke, Leesburg, VA, who in 2:18:53.


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.

Distinguished Participants

In partnership with Always Advancing and sponsored by VA Runner, local running specialty store, the Distinguished Participant medal will be presented to runners who have participated events on four specific dates during 2020 including Historic Half events (13.1, Semper 5ive, Devil Dog Double) in May; Run Amuck, Belleau Wood 8K or Recon Ruck in June; the Quantico Tri or Quantico 12K in August; and the Turkey Trot 10K in November. The Distinguished Participant medal, recognizing a year-long commitment to running with the Marines, is awarded to qualified runners after they finish the Turkey Trot in November.

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 5,697 n/an/a
6,240 n/an/a
2016 5,719 1,267n/a
2017 5,1921,186454
2018 4,218 1,878830
2019 3,678 1,046713
Total:63,281 3,4991,997

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

About Always Advancing

Always Advancing is the world renowned manufacturer of awards, finisher medals, athletic apparel and promotional products for endurance events. This team of experienced designers and account managers work hard to ensure that each project is handled with care and extreme attention to detail. Always Advancing's goal is to accurately capture the spirit of each event with the designs and products that they produce.

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