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The Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

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Come join us in Philadelphia for a memorable weekend in the City of Brotherly Love!Our beautiful scenic courses take runners past historic landmarks, through urban neighborhoods, and along Philadelphia's picturesque waterfronts. Of course, you can't forget the crowds!A beautiful, fast, flat and scenic course, an engaging atmosphere—it’s no wonder we're consistently listed among the top ten courses in the country, recognized for our flat terrain, mellow weather and spirited fans.

How to enter the The Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

  1. The Freedom Challenge (8K, Marathon and Half Marathon)

    Run 44.27mi
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  2. The Liberty Bell Challenge (Half and Full Marathons)

    Run 39.3mi
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  3. The Independence 8K & Full Marathon

    Run 31.17mi
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  4. AACR Philadelphia Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
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  5. Dietz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  6. Rothman Orthopaedics 8K

    Run 8km
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  7. 1 Mile

    Run 1mi
  8. Half Mile

    Run 0.5mi
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The Philadelphia Marathon Weekend routes

Expect beautiful views through Fairmount Park and along the Schuylkill River and neighborhood crowds gathering on sidewalks in University City and Manayunk. Weave through the well-traveled streets of our historic district, passing sights familiar to Franklin, Washington and the rest of the gang, and end your race speeding towards the steps of the majestic Art Museum.

Digital splits are provided at the 10K, 13.1 mile and 30K marks along the course, and fluid stations and spectator overlooks are set up throughout the course.

Event Details

What’s Included

Marathoners Will Receive
A technical shirt (women’s cut available)
Post-race refreshments

Finishers Will Receive
A finisher medal
A finisher certificate (available online following the race)



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