Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon
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Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon is an annual event held in Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA. The race takes the runners on a journey from the retail hub of Central Park through the historic downtown streets, up hospital hill to awaiting Marines at the Historic Half finish line. Perfectly situated in the timeless city of Fredericksburg halfway between the state capital and the nation’s capital, Historic Half Weekend features a relay competition and the Healthy Lifestyle Expo.
Website: Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon| May 19, 2013
- Half Marathon
- Half Marathon Relay
- Semper Fred 5K
The entry fees is $80.00 for the half marathon. To participate in Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon you can register in the official website.
Course / Route Map
Held entirely within Fredericksburg city limits, the course begins and ends at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center. Runners head south through the Central Park. With a left turn onto Cowan Boulevard, the course proceeds towards the University of Mary Washington, passing the 88-foot tall Clock Tower. Next, the course turns left onto historic Sunken Road and then right onto Fitzhugh Street. Just across the street from Kenmore, runners will notice the General Hugh Mercer Memorial Statue and Mary Washington Grave and Monument.
The course then proceeds on Pelham Street, Fall Hill Ave, Canal Street, Prince Edward Street, downtown Fredericksburg, downtown Visitor’s Center, Caroline Street, old town Fredericksburg, Amelia Street, Sophia Street, Caroline Street, Riverside Drive, Mary Washington Boulevard and Hospital Drive. The final stretch of the course turns right onto Cowan Boulevard and right onto Carl D. Silver Parkway, leading runners to cross the finish line.