March 28th and March 29th Scranton, PA US 18508 Directions
Over the River and through the Woods

The Doherty Double (5k and Half)

03/28 - 03/29 3:00PM EDT

Half Marathon Run

03/29 9:00AM EDT

Half Marathon Walk

03/29 7:45AM EDT

5k Run Only

03/28 3:00PM EDT

1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run

03/29 9:30AM EDT

1/4 Mile Kid's Fun Run

03/28 2:30PM EDT
Scranton Half Marathon 2020 Postponement

New Date: TBD

While we are working on a definitive postponement date for this year's race, please note that there are options for your registration. Please read the following options and select one that best suits your needs. We will provide an updated postponement date as soon as it becomes available, just know that we are working on it and there are many factors that play into this decision. Once again, thank you for your continued support and patience.

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new 2020 date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. You will be refunded 100% of your registration fee minus the processing fees. We hope to see you at the 2021 edition of the Scranton Half Marathon.

3 West Olive St
Scranton, PA US 18508

The 7th edition of the Scranton Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 29th, 2020, beginning and ending in PenFed Credit Union Field at Memorial Stadium. The goal of the race is to provide a superior event highlighting the local area and in doing so, bring increased exposure and revenue for local businesses. Proceeds from the 2020 event will benefit the continued development of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail.


Half Marathon Walk! 

Here's the details:

  • Begins at 7:45am.
  • Fully chip timed.
  • Finishers receive Half Marathon Medal and Finisher's Gift.
  • Awards to the Overall Male and Overall Female finishers.
  • Aid stations for the walk begin with the mile 7.5 station.  
  • This is a walk only, and participants are not permitted to engage in running during the event if registered for the walk.
  • ***Walkers must stay on the sidewalks until the lead police vehicle comes by at which point the course will be fully secure***
  • Please note that due to course safety restrictions, the Doherty Double is not walk friendly.


Race Dates: Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, 2020

Times:  1/4 Mile Kid's Run: 2:30 PM (Saturday, March 28)

              5K: 3:00 PM (Saturday, March 28)

              Half Marathon Walk: 7:45 AM (Sunday, March 29)

              Half Marathon: 9:00 AM (Sunday, March 29)

              1/2 Mile Kid's Run: 9:30 AM (Sunday, March 29)

*The Doherty Double consists of both the 5K run only on Saturday, March 28, and the Half Marathon run only on Sunday, March 29, walkers are not permitted to signup for the Doherty Double.*

Location: PenFed Credit Union Field at Memorial Stadium 

Address: 3 West Olive Street, Scranton, PA 18508

Bib/Shirt Pickup: Friday, March 27 at the Race Expo from 5 to 9 PM. Also, on Saturday, March 28 from 11 AM to 5 PM.

Race Expo: Ice Box Sports Complex 3 West Olive Street, Scranton, PA 18508

Charitable Giving: The Scranton Half Marathon has given over $350,000 in it's first five years to the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority for the beautification and safety of the city of Scranton. 

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