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HISTORIC HALF: Final finisher of race is transforming himself

David Mercado (center) and Julian Puentes (right) get a Marine escort to the finish line of the 7th ... May 23, 2014 in The News Desk

Final finisher of Marine Corps Historic Half tells his story

David Mercado, who grew up in Stafford County, crosses the finish line of Sunday's Marine Corps ... May 23, 2014 in City Beat

HISTORIC HALF: Sparkling day draws runners

CLICK HERE TO VIEW BONUS PHOTOS FROM THE RACES SlideShowPro({ attributes: { ... May 19, 2014 in The News Desk

ICYMI: Locals made their mark in Historic Half races

Check out this full list of the people who won Sunday's three races with the Marine Corps Historic H ... May 19, 2014 in City Beat

Dispatches from the Historic Half

BY ROBYN SIDERSKY AND DAWNTHEA PRICE Nearly 10,000 runners and their friends and families descend ... May 18, 2014 in The News Desk

LIVE from the Historic Half

The top finishers in the races were: Semper Fred 5k Male:  First - Philip Lambert, 14, of Fred ... May 18, 2014 in The News Desk

After 'I do,' off and running

BY ROBYN SIDERSKY / THE FREE LANCE–STARWhile most brides would take the morning after their wedding ... May 17, 2014 in The News Desk

Beer and running

I've got good news for you if you're one of the participants in the Historic Half races this weekend ... May 16, 2014 in Brews in the Burg

Runners get ready for 'epic' weekend

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARThis year, the Marine Corps Historic Half is billed as “a ... May 16, 2014 in The News Desk

The Marine Corps Historic Half fun has begun at the Expo Center

The festivities at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center officially kicked off at 3:30 p.m ... May 16, 2014 in City Beat

Sunday's Historic 10K has sold out

If you've been procrastinating about registering to run in this weekend's Marine Corps Historic Half ... May 16, 2014 in City Beat

You won't miss this year's Marine Corps Historic Half runners

Check out this year's participant shirt for the Marine Corps Historic Half. I'll describe it as fu ... May 16, 2014 in City Beat

Historic Half registration reaches all-time high

UPDATE: The Historic 10K is now sold out. *** BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR Registration ... May 15, 2014 in The News Desk

Mile markers for Fredericksburg's Historic Half are in place

Lisa Afman, customer service coordinator for the Marine Corps Marathon, works with business manager ... May 15, 2014 in City Beat

Therapy dogs taking part in Marine Corps Historic Half action

Members of Rappahannock Area Comfort Canines, pictured above, will be seen along the Marine Corps H ... May 15, 2014 in Pet Dish

Marine Corps Historic Half: Fredericksburg race is off on the right foot

Lauryn Williams scored silver in the women’s bobsled competition at the Sochi Olympics. (MICHAEL SO ... May 14, 2014 in Entertainment

Essentials arriving for Sunday's Marine Corps Historic Half

Let's face it. If you're running in a half marathon or another long-distance race, there are some ... May 14, 2014 in City Beat

Fredericksburg to recognize Marine Corps Historic Half tonight

  Vice Mayor Brad Ellis, left, reads the proclamation to Rick Nealis as Capt. McHalf wa ... May 13, 2014 in City Beat

Historic Half road re-opening times announced

Organizers with the Marine  Corps Historic Half have  released a map showing the times that roads wi ... May 06, 2014 in City Beat

Plenty to cheer about at Historic Half races

Silver medal winner Lauryn Williams holds the flag after the women's bobsled competition at the 201 ... Apr 23, 2014 in The News Desk

VA Runner leading 'fun run' up Hospital Hill today

The hearty folks at VA Runner are planning to forge ahead with today's fun run including Hospital Hi ... Mar 05, 2014 in City Beat

Slots for Historic Half in Fredericksburg filling fast

People have been racing to the online registration for the Marine Corps Historic Half, spokeswoman T ... Feb 20, 2014 in City Beat

Half-marathon sign-up starts today online

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARIf you’re planning to take part in this year’s Mari ... Feb 18, 2014 in The News Desk

Historic Half registration starts Wednesday

Been eager to join the thousands who have tackled Hospital Hill? In less than 24 hours, you can s ... Feb 18, 2014 in City Beat

Race registration starts in two weeks

BY PAMELA GOULD / THE FREE LANCE–STARWith the region enjoying its emergence from days in the deep fr ... Feb 04, 2014 in The News Desk

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