Corps Historic Half Track A Runner and App Now Available
Both geared for May 15 events with
thousands participating in Fredericksburg, VA
QUANTICO, VA (May 4, 2016) - Join the excitement of the
Marine Corps Historic Half by Tracking A Runner's
progress along the 13.1 mile course while receiving
updates through email, text and on social media
networks. Also ready to download is the newly designed
Marine Corps Historic Half App, which not only provides
important information for runners and spectators but
includes runner tracking capabilities and results on
Marine Corps Historic Half marathon day in
Both the Historic Half App and Track A Runner programs
are available free of charge.
Download the Historic Half App (pictured) through any
smartphone to view both the Historic Half and Semper
5ive course maps, event weekend schedule including the
Healthy Lifestyle Expo, parking and shuttle information
and important event-day news such as weather updates,
road closures, Family Link Up location, runner tracking
and runner results.
You don't have to be in Fredericksburg on event day to
Track A Runner during the Historic Half - friends,
relatives, running buddies - and the runners themselves
can track their own progress, while the service
instantly posts on their Facebook and Twitter pages.
Track A Runner simply by registering for the service at www.marinemarathon.com
or through the Historic Half App, and enter either the
runner's name or bib number.
Historic Half runners will be tracked over 13.1 miles at
the 5K, 10K, 15K and 20K splits and across the Historic
Half finish line. Track A Runner split times are
sponsored by the Free Lance-Star, Pohanka Nissan of
Fredericksburg and Select Physical Therapy.
Limited entries are available for both the Marine Corps
Historic Half and the inaugural Semper 5ive (five miler)
presented by Navy Federal Credit Union at www.marinemarathon.com.
Unofficial finisher results for both events will be
available on the results page of the website.
Media interested in covering Marine Corps Historic Half
Weekend from May 13-15 can submit the Credential Request
Form on the Media Services page of the website, or
contact Tami Faram, Public Relations Coordinator at email@example.com
or 703-432-1840. More information about the Marine Corps
Historic Half is available at www.marinemarathon.com.
The Marine Corps Historic Half hosted annually in
Fredericksburg, VA, includes thousands participating in
half marathon, and the Semper 5ive presented by Navy
Federal Credit Union. Considered "the greatest half
marathon in history," the Marine Corps Historic
Half boasts a course featuring landmarks dating back to
our nation's beginnings and the early homes of
Presidents George Washington and James Monroe. Organized
by the Marine Corps Marathon, the Historic Half is
sponsored by GEICO, Select Physical Therapy, Mary
Washington Healthcare, Navy Federal Credit Union and
Wegmans. No federal or Marine Corps endorsement implied.