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The largest Healthy Lifestyle Expo happens at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center on Fri., May 19 (noon to 7 p.m.) and Sat., May 20 (9 a.m.-6 p.m.). Runners, volunteers and spectators can get certified in Hands-Only CPR with free training offered throughout the Expo. Listen to interesting guests in Speakers Square.

Packet Pickup
Download and bring e-Card to Packet Pick-up at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo on a smartphone or printed. Receive the bib with timing device, competitor shirt and event program. Can't Make it? Find out about Proxy Pick-up.   
The Historic Half introduces a new online apparel store featuring designs and colors inspired by the event’s patriotic theme. Purchase branded technical apparel, hoodies and other keepsakes before the Expo. 
Get the scoop on where to park for the Historic half. Find out how to get to the Semper 5ive and Devil Dog. Learn about free downtown shuttles. 

Start Times
Devil Dog Double begins at the Semper 5ive start line in downtown Fredericksburg at 6:40 a.m. The Semper 5ive launches at 7 a.m.  The Historic Half will start at 7 a.m. near Wegmans. Devil Dog runners have until 7:30 a.m. to reach the turnaround located at the finish line and begin the 13.1 mile portion.  Remember no strollers allowed in the Semper 5ive.
Your motivational message, running cheer or shoutout could be featured on the side of a Pohanka Nissan vehicle displayed at the Expo and on course. Makes for the most amazing selfie. Use #PohankaNissanHistoricHalf and tweet your message.

Noteworthy guests celebrating the 10th Historic Half with appearances at the Expo and the start line include Chuck Bell from NBC4 Washington; Jim Klock, former Stafford County detective and current Hollywood actor/producer/director with recent credits including Deep Water Horizon; and Runner’s World Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso.
Celebration Breakfast
Limited tickets  remain for breakfast with Bart Yasso from  Runners World  magazine on Saturday morning, May 20 at 9 a.m. One of the most entertaining speakers in the running world, Bart is making his first appearance at the Historic Half.
Plan a visit to the shops, restaurants and sites of downtown Fredericksburg. On Saturday, May 14, a free trolley shuttle will run from the Expo to three Downtown spots from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Run the Half or 5ive, then sign up for the three other designated MCM Events in 2017 to earn the coveted Distinguished Participant medal.  Get the details.

wear blue
Your steps will join a powerful living memorial by running in blue during Historic Half Weekend.  Register your hero to be honored along the wear blue Mile.
Limited entries remain for the Historic Half and Semper 5ive. Spread the word and let running buddies and aspiring athletes know.
HP is a proud supporting sponsor of the Marine Corps Historic Half. Look for HP products in use in the Solution Center.
Run for a cause
MCM registration is sold out but there's still a way to run in October.  MCM Charity Partners have entries and offer runners a way to raise funds and awareness. Select a cause that matters to you or shop around for the right program to meet your training goals. Running with a charity adds meaning and motivation to MCM participation. 
Many volunteer positions remain available for Historic Half Weekend, especially at Packet Pick-up during the Expo. Work alongside the men and women of the Marine Corps and support the runners. 
The messiest, muddiest four- and two-mile events, more than 25 wild obstacles and mud pits. Join the wild fun on June 10 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico.   

Swim the Potomac, bike 20K and run 5K across Quantico on August 26 in the Quantico Tri. Great technical shirts and unique finisher medals. 

The right distance at the right time-August 26. The 7.45 mile run offers unique access to the Marine Corps Base on a course through Officer Candidate School. 
Back in D.C. | MCM10K
The MCM10K start returns to the nation’s capital in 2017 on the National Mall. Register to run 6.2 on the same day as the MCM, Sunday, October 22 and finish at the Marine Corps War Memorial.