· Visit Fredericksburg

· Healthy Lifestyle Expo

· Volunteer

· Message Boards

· Golf during Half Weekend


How to Organize Your Historic Half Weekend
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Make hotel reservations in timeless Fredericksburg. Visit the Healthy Lifestyle Expo on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16. Get to the start on Sunday, May 17 for the Historic Half beginning at 7:00 a.m. The Semper Fred 5K begins at 7:15 a.m.  Awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m.
How to Check In
Historic Half
Packet Pick-up occurs at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo.  Runners must present their E-Confirmation Card to obtain the official bib, D-tag, competitor shirt, race program and goodie bag.

How to Be a Smarter Runner
Meet MCM Director Rick Nealis and members of the local medical community as part of the Historic Half Speaker Series.  Topics include nutrition, injury prevention, mental health benefits of running and more!
How to Carb Load
Jet Blue Airways
Limited seats remain for Ye Olde Pasta Party on Saturday, May 16.  Feature entertainment includes motivation from Olympian, Congressman and record holder Jim Ryun, music from the Fife and Drums and Marine Corps-style anthem and color guard.
How to get to the Start
Shuttle buses bring runners and spectators from the commuter lot located off I-95 at exit 133B (Route 17) to the start line, as well as take spectators between Central Park shopping center and downtown Fredericksburg and between Gordon Shelton Parkway and Hanover Street downtown.
How to Navigate the Course
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The Historic Half course includes six water points, two medical aid stations, a food station and many Fredericksburg landmarks.  Print the course map or preview the run with a turn-by-turn course description.
How to Stay Motivated
Jet Blue Airways
Rock your way through the Historic Half course with live bands, dancers, a harpist and even a dog petting station!
How Else to Get in on the Fun
There's still time to register for the Semper Fred 5K presented by the Free Lance Star.  The Semper Fred 5K starts just after the half marathon on Sunday, May 17.
How to Check Results
The first 4,000 Historic Half finishers receive a finisher coin provided by Marine Federal Credit Union after crossing the finish line.  Finisher results and split time information will be accessible through the Historic Half website beginning on event day.