April 6th and April 7th Scranton, PA US 18508 Directions
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Over the River and through the Woods

The Doherty Double (5k and Half)

04/06 - 04/07 3:00PM EDT

Half Marathon

04/07 9:00AM EDT

Half Marathon Walk

04/07 7:45AM EDT


04/06 3:00PM EDT

1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run

04/07 9:30AM EDT

1/4 Mile Kid's Fun Run

04/06 2:30PM EDT
3 West Olive St
Scranton, PA US 18508

The 6th edition of the Scranton Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, April 7th, 2019, beginning and ending in Valor 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 2019 event will benefit the continued development of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail.

NEW FOR 2019

Half Marathon Walk! 

That's right, now you have the opportunity to join in all the fun with the new Walk Event.  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, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

*The Doherty Double consists of both the 5K on Saturday, April 6, and the Half Marathon on Sunday, April 7

Location: Valor Credit Union Field at Memorial Stadium 

Address: 3 West Olive Street, Scranton, PA 18508

Bib/Shirt Pickup: Friday, April 5 at the Race Expo from 6 to 9 PM. Also, on Saturday, April 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 $300,000 in it's first five 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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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Scranton Half Marathon.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Scranton Half Marathon is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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