Bethlehem Running Festival presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network

Sat October 21 - Sun October 22, 2023 Bethlehem, PA 18015 US Directions



$30 10/21 7:30AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


$45 10/21 9:00AM EDT - 10:55AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute Half Marathon

$75 10/22 8:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Run all three races!

Triple Play

$130 10/21 - 10/22 7:30AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA US 18015


Join us in one of the most picturesque and historic cities in the Northeast for an unforgettable weekend of running, with courses designed by "The Mayor of Running," Bart Yasso!

Saturday 10/21: 5K @ 7:30 am, 10K @ 9:00 am, American Cancer Society's Making Strides against Cancer Walk @ noon 
Sunday 10/22: Half Marathon @ 8:00 am

All races will run over the bridges and through the historic streets of Bethlehem, starting and finishing in front of the iconic Steel Stacks!

All runners will receive a unique Bethlehem Running Festival longsleeve technical T-shirt
All finishers will receive an artist-designed finisher's medal unique to each event. All three medals connect together for our Triple Play runners
FREE Downloadable professional photographs with bib-tags
Customized Race Bib (register by 9/21)

Triple Play
Run all three races and you'll not only get a discount on each race, but all three unique medals will connect to form the Triple Play medal. (Like Voltron, but without the lions).

Cost (price increases on 4/1, 7/1, and 10/1). 
5K: $30 / $35 / $40 / $45
10K: $45 / $50 / $55 / $60
Half: $75 / $85 / $95 / $105  
Triple Play (all three races): $130 / $150 / $170 / $190

Premier Registration add-on for the half marathon or Triple Play: $159 until sold out

  • Saturday afternoon coffee and course preview with the Mayor of Running, Bart Yasso
  • Reserved restrooms for premier runners at the start/finish area
  • Pre-race contintental breakfast for the half marathon
  • Exclusive Bethlehem Running Festival "in-training" Longsleeve T-shirt
  • Exclusive Bethlehem Running Festival embroidered winter hat
  • Exclusive Bethlehem Running Festival embroidered zip-up
  • Inaugural Bethlehem Running Festival poster designed by Amanda Burnham

Top 3 Overall M/F in all three events 
Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) in the half marathon
Top 3 M/F for all events in the following age groups: 19&U, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Top 3 M/F in the 5K for the following age groups: 6-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19

Course Maps
Courses are being finalized and certified and will be available soon. All races will begin and end at the SteelStacks and will take runners through the streets of Bethlehem. 

Time Limits
Our courses run directly through the streets of Bethlehem, which cannot remain closed for longer than our alotted times. If you do not finish your event in the alotted time, you may be asked to cut part of the course or be picked up by our runner transport services. 
5K: 1:15
10K: 1:55
Half marathon: 3:30

Charitable Partner
A portion of your registration fees and 100% of any donations you make will benefit The American Cancer Society. We encourage all of our runners and their families to join the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk following our 10K on Saturday at noon. 

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