2017 Bucks County Marathon Series

Sat August 12 - Mon November 13 Washington Crossing, PA US 18977 Directions

Event Information

  • Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
  • Packet Pick-up/ Registration: 6:30am RACE DAY (Saturday Pick-Up TDA)
  • First Wave: 7:30am

Location: The race will start and finish in Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.

Bucks County Marathon Series: This event is part of the Bucks County Marathon Series.  The Bucks County Marathon Series is a progressive distance series including the Washington Crossing 15k (August 12th), the Alternative Half Marathon (September 10th) and Bucks County Marathon (November 12th). 

Parking: There is limited free parking at Washington Crossing Historic Park, please consider carpooling and arrive early.

Field Limit: The runner field will be limited to 300 participants.

Swag: A commemorative event shirt will be given to all pre-registered runners and to late registrants while supplies last. Finisher’s medals will be given to those that earn them.

Post race food will be provided by Gabriel II’s Pizzeria.  Please be advised that food is for runners only- we may not be able to accommodate specific dietary needs.

Weather: This is a rain or shine event. In the event or rain, canal towpath may be muddy. 

The Course: The course is out-and back along the historic Delaware Canal State Park towpath trail from Washington Crossing Historic Park, Pennsylvania, running north to a turnaround point near Chez Odette's, south of New Hope , and returning to Washington Crossing Historic Park.  A course map and detailed course information may be found on www.runbucks.com.

In order to reduce crowding on the Delaware Canal State Park towpath, we plan to employ a wave start. Small groups based on predicted finish time will be released over several minutes. Please be honest with your predicted finish time as incorrectly submitted times will make travel on along the canal towpath more difficult.

Timing and Results: The race will be timed using ChronoTrack “B” tags. B-tags will be adhered to the back of your race bib. Results will be posted on www.runbucks.com within 24 hours of the race.

Awards: Overall awards will be given to top three men and women and top three in age groups by gender.  Age groups are subject to change dependent on pre-registration.

We will conduct a ceremony after a cool down period for those finishers.  We will post age group results approximately 15 minutes after categories close out.  We will not be mailing awards.

Refund and Transfers: Registrations for runBUCKS events are non-refundable and there are no transfers to another runner.  Please see www.runbucks.com for full policy details.


See www.runbucks.com for additional race details.  A Runners’ Guide will be posted one week in advance of the event- please be sure to follow up on Facebook and Twitter for timely event updates.

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