York YMCA Marathon and Half Marathon

Sunday, May 7, 2023


6:00 am - Marathon
7:00 am - Half Marathon

USATF certified races!

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Whether you are aiming for a Boston Qualifying time or are running your first long distance race, the York Marathon and Half Marathon is a fast-paced chip-timed event that you won't want to miss!

The flat course begins on city streets and transitions quickly to the beautiful York County Heritage Rail Trail. 


6:00AM EDT
Open to ages 16+.

1/2 Marathon

7:00AM EDT
Open to ages 16+.


Runners registered for the marathon may change to the half marathon, however a refund for the price difference will not be issued. Injured or ill runners may defer their race registration to the May 2024 race provided the Race Director is notified by April 28, 2023.

Race registrations may not be transferred to another individual.

Deferrals may not carry over to a second year. 

For those runners using a deferral registration from the May 2022 race,  registrations must be used by February 1, 2023.  Email invitation with special registration link will be emailed to all deferred runners on Monday, November 21, 2022.


Have questions about the race?  Click the link below for details regarding heat times, parking, packet pickup, pacers, strollers and more.


Help us help others

The YMCA mission and focus is to improve the health and well-being of those in our community. 

We host many health intervention and education programs, serving individuals with cancer, prediabetes, high blood pressure, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer's, arthritis and childhood obesity. 

You can support participants striving to improve health and well-being by making a donation to one or more of our programs.


Real-time GPS tracking

We invite you to experience free Live Participant
Tracking in the RaceJoy mobile App.

Download RaceJoy and carry your phone on Race
Day for live phone tracking, GPS Progress Alerts
at every mile and fun audio cheer clips! Let your
friends know you are using RaceJoy so they can
share in your race experience!

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Photos by:

Randy Flaum, York Storyman
Karen Mitchell, Runners Gazette
Clay Shaw, Runners Gazette

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