Marine Corps Half Marathon/ 10k/5k/ 1mile fun run

1 Mile, 10K, 5K, Half Marathon, Other

Event Date

Sat, Sep 17, 2016


Camp Lejeune, NC


Activity Today Later

Other-1 mile fun run - one mile fun run

$10 $10 Closed

Running-10K - Individual Age group/open

$30 $35 Closed

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$30 $35 Closed

Running-Half marathon - Individual Age group/open

$45 $55 Closed

Angel Riders - Individual Age group/open

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

Run shoulder to shoulder with America’s frontline…U.S. Marines. Marines pride themselves on physical fitness and mission readiness. The 29th Marine Corps Half Marathon tests runners’ stamina and endurance. The Marine Corps Half Marathon is the only one that is completely contained within the boundaries on a Marine Corps Base. This unique feature exposes runners to military life as the course winds throughout many different areas of Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC. The Marine Corps Half Marathon starts and finishes at the historic Goettge Memorial Field House. The race’s scenic and flat course lends itself to setting personal best records and is ideal for runners of all abilities and levels. This race will also offer a 10K and 5K race.

Event details and schedule

Event details and schedule

Race Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 7 a.m.

Location: Camp Lejeune NC


Marine Corps Half Marathon/10K/5K -

$45 $30 $30 Introductory Registration:         Fri, May 20, 2016 by Noon

$55 $35 $35 Early Registration:                     Fri, Jul 15, 2016 by Noon

$60 $40 $40 Regular Registration:                 Fri, Aug 19, 2016 by Noon

$70 $45 $45 Late Registration:                      Tue, Sep 13, 2016 by Noon**

$80 $50 $50 Race Day Registration               Sat, Sep 17, 2016 (Must have base access) **


1-Mile Option

$10 Regular Registration                    Tue, Sep 13, 2016 by Noon**

$15 Race Day Registration                 Sat, Sep 17, 2016 (Must have base access) **


Race registration fees are non-refundable

Civilians needing a pass must register by August 31, 2016



*Must register by Fri, August 19 to guarantee shirt & size.



Due to base security measures, all visitors without base decals must be vetted prior to being granted entry. No race day registration for those without base access. If you do not have Base Privileges and would like to participate, you MUST register prior to August 31, 2016 with required information. Registering early allows this process to occur and will help mitigate delays in granting access to the race site. If you know someone with a car decal and they are attending the race, you may wish to carpool with them to the event.


Information required for Base entry pass:

Driver info: First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, Home Address, Driver License # & State of Issue


Vehicle Info: Year, Make, Model, Color, Plate Number, State of Issue, Insurance Company, Policy Number & Expiration Date

Guest that will be coming with you will need to provide the following information: First name, Last name, Date of Birth, Driver License # and State of Issue & Home Address. (Minors without a driver’s license or state ID, are exempt)


Those who supplied the required information will be able to pick up their pass the morning of the race prior to entering the Base.


Race Start Time Information:

Half: 7 a.m.  

10K: 7:15 a.m.

5K: 7:30 a.m.  

1-Mile Fun Run: The fun run will begin AFTER the start of the 5K.  



Runners will receive race instructions, runner’s number, safety pins, and a commemorative shirt. Those who have registered by noon on Tue, Sep 13, 2016 can pick up their race packet at the Wallace Creek Fitness Center on Fri, Sep 16, 2016 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and at the Health & Fitness Expo from 3-8 p.m. All racers can pick up their packets at the race site on the day of the event from 5-6:30 a.m.



The Marine Corps Half Marathon will feature a Health & Fitness Expo on Fri, Sep 16 from 3-8 p.m. at the Riverwalk Crossing Park in downtown Jacksonville. The Health & Fitness Expo is FREE and open to runners and non-runners. Free pasta for half marathon runners (while supplies last). Additional meals may be purchased. Dinners will be served from 4-8 p.m. at the expo. See details.


FINISH/TIMING/RESULTS/REFRESHMENTS: Unofficial times are available immediately at the finish line on thedigital display clock. Finish times will be posted at the conclusionof each race. Complimentary refreshments will be available to allparticipants at the end of the race.


AWARDS: Awards will be presented to the top three male and female OVERALL and OVERALL MASTERS finishers, and to the following age categories: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. Team awards will also be presented to the top team categories. Teams must have a minimum of 4 runners to score; husband and wife requires2 and mixed teams require at least 1 person of the opposite gender. The awards ceremony will be held after the last runner has finished. Awards will not be mailed.


Grand Prix Series (GPS) Points

GPS Points are awarded to individuals and team categories for those who place in each category for each of the qualifying GPS Races. Points will be accumulated to determine overall Champion and awards will also be presented to the top three overall winners in the male, female, masters male, female, masters male, and masters female categories, and to all age categories. Team awards will be presented to the top team categories.


● Finishing Half: 10

● Age Category Place:

First: 20 | Second: 18 | Third: 16 | Fourth: 14 | Fifth: 12

● Overall Winners: (Male, Female, Masters Male, Masters

First: 23 | Second: 22 | Third: 21


● Finishing 10K/5K: 5

● Age Category Place:

First: 15 | Second: 13 | Third: 11 | Fourth: 9 | Fifth: 7

● Overall Winners: (Male, Female, Masters Male, Masters

First: 18 | Second: 17 | Third: 16



For more detailed race, GPS Points information or for a complete list of USAA Grand Prix Series races, visit


Due to security aboard Marine Corps base, you must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and a vehicle registration when entering the base.


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