November 6th - 7th Scranton, PA 18508 US
Over the River and through the Woods
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Events

The Doherty Double (5k and Half)

$100 11/06 - 11/07 3:00PM EDT
259 spots left. Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Half Marathon Run

$75 11/07 9:00AM EST
1,604 spots left. Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Half Marathon Walk

$75 11/07 7:45AM EST
72 spots left. Price increases after July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

5k Run Only

$40 11/06 3:00PM EDT
108 spots left. Registration ends October 31, 2021 at 11:59am EDT

1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run

$0 11/07 9:30AM EST
88 spots left. Registration ends October 31, 2021 at 11:59am EDT

1/4 Mile Kid's Fun Run

$0 11/06 2:30PM EDT
86 spots left. Registration ends October 31, 2021 at 11:59am EDT
VIRTUAL ONLY

Virtual Half Marathon Run

$55 Registration ends October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
VIRTUAL ONLY

Virtual Half Marathon Walk

$55 Registration ends October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

 

The 8th edition of the Scranton Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, November 7, 2021, 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. 

NEW FOR 2021

Virtual Half Marathon Run and Virtual Half Marathon Walk

  • Run or walk the half marathon distance wherever you'd like between November 1 - 7, 2021
  • Submit your time to scrantonhalfresults@gmail.com to be included in the virtual results
  • Cost is $55 and includes bib, finisher shirt, medal, and blanket
  • Pickup your virtual race swag during expo hours on Friday, November 5 from 5 to 8 PM or Saturday, November 6 from 11 AM to 5 PM
  • If you live outside of the NEPA area, your race swag will be mailed to you during the week of November 8 , 2021.
  • Virtual race participants are not eligible for any age group awards or cash prizes
  • Please note that if you register for the virtual run or walk, you are unable to transfer your registration to the in-person event

 

BACK FOR 2021

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, November 6 and Sunday, November 7, 2021.

Times:  1/4 Mile Kid's Run: 2:30 PM (Saturday, November 6)

              5K: 3:00 PM (Saturday, November 6)

              Half Marathon Walk: 7:45 AM (Sunday, November 7)

              Half Marathon: 9:00 AM (Sunday, November 7)

              1/2 Mile Kid's Run: 9:30 AM (Sunday, November 7)

*The Doherty Double consists of both the 5K run only on Saturday, November 6, and the Half Marathon run only on Sunday, November 7, 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, November 5 at the Race Expo from 5 to 8 PM. Also, on Saturday, November 6 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 $450,000 in it's first seven years to the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority for the beautification and safety of the city of Scranton. 

For further race details, please visit www.scrantonhalf.com

 

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