Lake Wilhelm Marathon

Sun June 6, 2021 Sandy Lake, PA 16145 US Directions
Events
The Lake is Calling

Marathon

$145 $120 7:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Registration includes: Custom Finisher Medal, Short Sleeve Performance Shirt, Drawstring Bag, Digital Finisher Certificate, and an Individual Refreshment Package.
The Lake is Calling

Half Marathon

$90 $75 7:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Registration includes: Custom Finisher Medal, Short Sleeve Performance Shirt, Drawstring Bag, Digital Finisher Certificate, and an Individual Refreshment Package.
Volunteer for Free Entry!

Marathon Pacers

$0 7:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Pacers must be able to run 30 minutes faster than pace they are assigned. Event staff will email pacers who are selected.
Volunteer for Free Entry!

Half Marathon Pacers

$0 7:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Pacers must be able to run 15 minutes faster than pace they are assigned. Event staff will email pacers who are selected.
Lake Wilhelm Marathon & Half Marathon
Description

 

The Lake is Calling

 

The Lake Wilhelm Marathon & Half Marathon takes place along the stunning shores of one of Pennsylvania’s largest lakes! Known for its Bald Eagle viewing, expansive lake views, and scenic bike path, Maurice K. Goddard State Park is a must visit destination! 

 

"It was absolutely beautiful. Gorgeous views of the lake." - Holly, alltrails

 

Window Start:

All marathon participants will have the option to start their race at any point from 7:00 am to 7:15 am and all half marathon participants will have from 7:30 am to 7:50 am in order to aid social distancing. The start will be chip timed so there is no penalty to starting later. All results will be based on net (chip) time. 

 

"An amazing trail. 12 miles in a beautiful setting." - Nate, alltrails

 

Restrooms & Aid Stations:

  • Portable restrooms will be placed near the start/finish area and along the course.
  • Aid Stations with refreshments and first aid kits will be available along the course.
Race Parking will be available near the Start/Finish area at the Lake Wilhelm Marina. 

 

"This is really an amazing place" - Marek, Google Reviews

 

Awards:

Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female Open & Masters Finishers as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. There will be no in-person award ceremony due to Covid-19. All awards will be mailed. A virtual awards ceremony will be posted on YouTube in the week following the event.

 

"A Serene, Calming Effect" - Jack, Google Reviews

 

Course: 

One loop on the John C. Oliver path for the Half Marathon and two loops for the Marathon. Course Time Limit is 6 hours for the Marathon (13:44 min/mile) and 5.5 hours for the Half Marathon (25:11 min/mile). The marathon course will be USATF certified and therefore an eligible Boston Qualifying Course. 

 

"Awesome park with great wildlife" - Ryan, Google Reviews

 

For more race information, please visit https://wolfcreektrackclub.com/lake-wilhelm-marathon-half-marathon/
Pricing

Marathon


Opening: $80 (February 10 - February 12) 

Early: $95 (February 13 – February 28)

Regular: $120 (March 1 – April 30)

Late: $145 (May 1 – June 5)

 

Half Marathon


Opening: $50 (February 10 - February 12)

Early: $60 (February 13 – February 28)

Regular: $75 (March 1 – April 30)

Late: $90 (May 1 – June 5)

Travel

Host Hotel

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Grove City Mercer Outlets (231 Westside Square Dr, Mercer, PA 16137)

Follow this link to reserve your room for a special rate of $149. The standard rate is $214.

Other Lodging Options (Distance from Start/Finish Area)

Campgrounds

Hotels

 

Flights


Check for flights into these local airports:

International

  • Erie International Airport (ERI)
  • Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)

Regional/Domestic

  • Venango Regional Airport (FKL)
  • DuBois Regional Airport (DUJ)
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Airport (JFN)
Local Attractions
Destination Half Marathons
Virtual Adventures
Place
540 Lake Wilhelm Road
Sandy Lake, PA US 16145
FAQ

Is there a course time limit?

Yes, participants in the Marathon must run under 6 hours. Half Marathon participants must run under 5.5 hours. 

Is there an awards ceremony?

Not this year. To lower the risk of COVID-19, we are eliminating the high contact aspects of the event. All medals will be mailed post-race and should arrive within 2-3 weeks depending on your location.

Can I walk?

Absolutely, as long as you can finish the race in the given course time limit.

Will there be race day registration?

No.

Are pets allowed?

No. 

Are strollers allowed?

No.

Become A Sponsor

Contact info@wolfcreektrackclub.com for sponsorship opportunities. 

COVID-19 STATEMENT

At Wolf Creek Race Management, we take COVID-19 very seriously. We will do everything in our power to offer a safe and fun event for all participants. We have taken several steps to ensure the safety of all participants, staff members, volunteers, and spectators. These steps in accordance with PA-state government & CDC guidelines include: 

  • Limiting High Contact Points
  • Social Distance Start Window
  • Encouraging Social Distancing
  • Disinfecting commonly touched surfaces
  • Providing pre-packaged food and drinks
  • Making hand sanitizer readily available
  • Wolf Creek Staff members wearing masks when social distancing is not possible
  • CDC COVID-19 signage displayed at the event

This event was approved during the pandemic and will occur as long as Pennsylvania remains in the green phase. If this event is no longer able to occur due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants will receive a full refund. Refunds for any other reason will not be granted. 

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