Jim Thorpe 1/2 Marathon and 5k

Jim Thorpe 1/2 Marathon and 5k


Date: Sunday April 29th, 2018. Registration opens at 6:30am IF NOT SOLD OUT.

UPDATE**Half  Marathon starts in four waves--a 6:30AM OPTION for walkers and slower  runners who want to get an early start, 7:00, 7:45, and 8;30.

5k fun run starts at 7:15am. FREE children's run for Ages 9+ starting at 8:20 AM!! 

Proceeds: Proceeds will benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley www.pcflv.org

PRE RACE & BIB PICKUP: Saturday April 28th BIB pick up will  be at the historic Inn at Jim Thorpe lcoated at 24 Broadway Jim Thorpe  PA 18229 from 1PM-9PM!! (You may also register if not SOLD OUT) There  will be a Pasta Party the night before as well that will take place  Starting @4PM and running till 9PM in the Broadway Grille located in the  downstairs section of the Inn. We will also have dj entertainment as  well!!

POST RACE PARTY: Awards for both the half marathon and 5k will  take place @the Inn Starting at 12:30 PM There will also be a party that  evening starting at 8PM and running till 12AM!! (DJ w/giveaways)

LODGING: You can find rooms, dinning, massages and more on a first  come basis through our sponsor the INN at Jim Thorpe. Please visit their  webage, http://innjt.com/ or call 1-800-329-2599

Location: All the Races will Start and End at 1 Susquehanna St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

Course: Out and back course on the Lehigh Gorge Trail, Flat and  fast!! (YOU will NOT find a more scenic place to run!!) The race starts  and ends at the Trail entrance to the Parking lot attached to the Train  Station.Participants will run North through Glen Onoko access area of  Lehigh Gorge State Park Latitude Longitude 40.88357º, -75.76035º (this  is also a great spot for spectators) and continue on the trail to the  turnaround and then head back. Water and Gatorade will be provided at  every mile, starting at the 2nd mile, and gels are provided at the  turnaround. Course is wheel-measured and certified.

FEES: Half marathon- Early Bird, before 2/1/2018 is $50, from 2/1/2018 to day of race is $75
5k Run before 2/1/2018 is $25, from 2/1/2018 to the evening before the race is $30, Day of is $35

Awards: There are age group awards in each division for both male  and female runners, as well as the top three male and female overall  will receive unique prizes in both Open and Masters (40+) categories
Age Groups: 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34,35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-98

T-Shirts: Short sleeve tech shirt in men’s and women’s sizing

Finisher's Medal: A unique Medal symbolic w/Jim Thorpe will be given to all participants in the half marathon!!

Finish Line: There will be a live dj/entertainer at the start/finish area during the race running contests with giveaways
Coaching:  Do you need a little extra help and motivation? We also offer a 14-week  individual training plan with one on one coaching (if needed) upon  registration! Please contact schuylkillriverrunners@gmail.com for more  information.

Results: will be available at www.SchuylkillRiverRunners.com

Tell Us: If you would like a chance to be a Schuylkill River featured  runner email us a inspirational story on how you started running!! A  few chosen people will receive a place on our Web page to serve as a  inspiration to others!! Additionally: There will be a live DJ  entertaining the spectators at the start/finish area!! (There will be  tons of giveaways  from our various sponsors as well!!)  

More information can be found at www.SchuylkillRiverRunners.com
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If you are interested in being a vendor or sponsor for this event please send us a email with Vendor or Sponsor in the subject line to schuylkillriverrunners@gmail.com !!