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Marine Corps Historic Half
historichalflogo_wordmark_onecolor_REV_thumb.jpg The Marine Corps Historic Half will start adjacent to the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center located at 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway. The race heads into Central Park onto Carl D. Silver Parkway, down Cowan Blvd, and makes its way through the streets of the downtown, then back up through the Mary Washington Hospital campus and back to the original starting line near the Expo Center. See map and exact details below for road closures timing.

New this year is the Semper 5ive which replaces the Historic 10K and the Semper Fred. The Semper 5ive begins at the intersection of Fall Hill Avenue and Green Street. It continues on Fall Hill Avenue to Caroline Street to Route 1 onto Mary Washington Boulevard onto Care Way Drive onto Cowan Blvd onto Carl D. Silver Parkway and finishing at the Historic Half finish line by the Expo Center.  All running events begin at 7 a.m.


Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon Website

Video On Street Closures 


Road Closures, Sunday, May 15:

All race-day road closures begin at 6:30 AM. Roads will reopen as soon as the last runners pass each area of the courses. 

   
6:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Northbound lanes of Carl D. Silver Parkway from Fall Hill Avenue to Expo Center
6:00 AM to 7:15 AM

Gordon W. Shelton Parkway from Carl D. Silver to Celebrate Virginia
(parking until 6:00 AM then exit only)
6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Carl D. Silver southbound from GWS Pkwy to Cowan Boulevard
6:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Carl D. Silver Parkway northbound from Cowan Boulevard to Expo Center
6:30 AM to 8:00 AM
Cowan Boulevard (eastbound) from Carl D. Silver Parkway to Keeneland Road
6:30 AM to 8:05 AM
Woodland, Keeneland and Westwood Roads from Cowan Boulevard to Route 3
6:30 AM to 8:10 AM
Route 3 (westbound lanes) from Westwood Road to William Street
6:30 AM to 9:30 AM
William Street (westbound) from Caroline Street to Blue/Gray Parkway
6:30 AM to 8:35 AM
Sunken Road northbound from William Street to Fitzhugh Street
6:30 AM to 8:40 AM
Fitzhugh Street between Sunken Road and Franklin Street
6:30 AM to 8:40 AM
Franklin Street between Fitzhugh and Madison Street
6:30 AM to 8:40 AM
Madison Street between Franklin Street and Littlepage Street
6:30 AM to 8:45 AM
Littlepage Street between Madison and Grove Avenue
6:30 AM to 8:45 AM
Grove between Littlepage and Kenmore Avenue
6:30 AM to 8:50 AM
Kenmore Avenue between Grove and William Street
6:30 AM to 9:05 AM
Washington Avenue between William Street and Pelham Street
6:30 AM to 9:10 AM
Maury Street from Washington Avenue to Fall Hill Avenue
6:30 AM to 9:10 AM
Stuart Street from Washington Avenue to Fall Hill Avenue
6:30 AM to 9:10 AM
Pelham Street from Washington Avenue to Fall Hill Avenue
6:30 AM to 9:10 AM
Fall Hill Avenue from Pelham Street to Prince Edward Street
6:30 AM to 9:20 AM
Semper 5ive Start
Canal Street from Prince Edward Street to Caroline Street

6:30 AM to 9:20 AM Prince Edward Street from Canal Road to William Street                
       
6:30 AM to 9:25 AM Princess Anne Street between William and Charlotte Streets
6:30 AM to 9:25 AM Charlotte Street between Princess Anne and Caroline Streets
6:30 AM to 9:50 AM Caroline Street between Charlotte and Van Buren Streets
6:30 AM to 9:45 AM Amelia Street between Caroline and Sophia Streets
6:30 AM to 9:45 AM Sophia Street between Amelia and Pitt Streets
6:30 AM to 10:00 AM Riverside Drive from Woodford Street to Fall Hill Avenue
6:30 AM to 10:05 AM Fall Hill Avenue from Riverside Drive to US Route 1/Jefferson Davis Highway
6:30 AM to 10:15 AM US Route 1 (southbound) from Fall Hill Avenue to Mary Washington Boulevard.                       
6:30 AM to 10:20 AM Mary Washington Boulevard from Route 1/Jefferson Davis Highway to Hospital Drive
6:30 AM to 10:30 AM Hospital Drive from Mary Washington to Cowan Boulevards
6:30 AM to 10:50 AM Cowan Boulevard (westbound) from Hospital Drive to Carl D. Silver Parkway