Location: Jim Thorpe, PA US 18229 Directions
Type: Run Only, Run or Run/Walk
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Event Time Price Details
Jim Thorpe Half Marathon
7:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
7:15AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
Childrens 800 Meter Run
8:40AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
1 Susquehanna St
Jim Thorpe, PA US 18229

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 8:40 AM!! 

A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley

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 1-9PM!! (You may also register if not SOLD OUT) There will also be a Pre-Race Pasta Party the night before, from 4-9PM in the Broadway Grille and Pub, located in the downstairs section of the Inn.

POST RACE PARTY: Awards for both the half marathon and 5k will be given out at the start/finish area at 11 AM.

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, 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 every two miles, starting at the 2nd mile.

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 uni-sex T-shirt.

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.
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 for more information.

Results: will be available at

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!!)  

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