Thousands to participate in tenth anniversary of event on May 21 in Fredericksburg, VA
QUANTICO, VA (May 3, 2017) - The Marine Corps Historic Half is releasing technology services to support the thousands of runners and spectators during Marine Corps Historic Half Weekend from May 19-21 in Fredericksburg, VA. An updated version of the Marine Corps Historic Half App and Track A Runner service are now available at MarineMarathon.com.
Download the redesigned Historic Half App (pictured right) through any smartphone to view course maps; event weekend schedule, including the Healthy Lifestyle Expo; parking and shuttle information and important event-day news such as weather forecast, spectator tips and event-day live results.
You do not have to be in Fredericksburg on event day to Track A Runner during the Historic Half. Friends, relatives and running buddies can track a runner along the 13.1-mile half marathon course at the 5k, 10k, and 20k splits and across the Historic Half finish line. The information arrives through email or text and can instantly post to Facebook and Twitter. Track A Runner Service is also available through the Historic Half App.
Runners can track themselves too, with the split times posting to their own social media feeds. Simply register for the service by entering the runnerís name or bib number at www.marinemarathon.com. Track A Runner split times are sponsored by Pohanka Nissan of Fredericksburg, Select Physical Therapy and the Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg.
Registration remains available for the Marine Corps Historic Half and the Semper 5ive (five miler) presented by Navy Federal Credit Union at MarineMarathon.com. The new Devil Dog Double is sold out.
More information about the Marine Corps Historic Half is available at 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 nationís 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 Military, Mary Washington Healthcare, Navy Federal Credit Union, Pohanka Nissan, Select Physical Therapy and Wegmans. No federal or Marine Corps endorsement implied. #RunWithTheMarines