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The scenic course tours colonial sites and the quaint downtown before scaling the now-famous Hospital Hill on the way to the stars-and-stripes adorned finish and the US Marines. Along the way, runners pass significant landmarks dating back to the nation’s beginnings and notable neighborhoods that were home to America’s forefathers, including Presidents George Washington and James Monroe. Great medal + Amazing crowds + Terrific weekend getaway= an instant favorite.
Marine Corps Historic Half

The Marine Corps Historic Half happens on May 22, 2022  in Fredericksburg, VA, situated halfway between the capital of the Commonwealth and the nation’s capital. The 13.1 mile course features colonial sites, a quaint downtown and the challenge of Hospital Hill. 

Semper Five
The Semper 5ive miler will be held on May 22, 2022, starting in downtown Fredericksburg. The five-mile course scales Hospital Hill and concludes at the shared finish line with the Marine Corps Historic Half at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center. 
Devil Dog Double
Devil Dog Double participants will begin the morning running the Semper 5ive course that starts in downtown Fredericksburg before immediately turning around and beginning the Historic Half. That’s 18.1 miles, two trips up Hospital Hill and three medals. The Devil Dog Double happens on May 22, 2022.

2024 Marine Corps Historic Half Weekend