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Bethlehem Running Festival presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Sat 21st October 2023 - Sun 22nd October 2023

5 races

Organiser's Description

Join us in one of the most picturesque and historic cities in the Northeast for an unforgettable weekend of running, with courses designed by "The Mayor of Running," Bart Yasso!
Saturday 10/21: 5K @ 7:30 am, 10K @ 9:00 am, American Cancer Society's Making Strides against Cancer Walk @ noon Sunday 10/22: Half Marathon @ 8:00 am
All races will run over the bridges and through the historic streets of Bethlehem, starting and finishing in front of the iconic Steel Stacks!
Swag!All runners will receive a unique Bethlehem Running Festival longsleeve technical T-shirtAll finishers will receive an artist-designed finisher's medal unique to each event. All three medals connect together for our Triple Play runnersFREE Downloadable professional photographs with bib-tagsCustomized Race Bib (register by 9/21)
Triple PlayRun all three races and you'll not only get a discount on each race, but all three unique medals will connect to form the Triple Play medal. (Like Voltron, but without the lions).Double PlayRun the 5K and 10K and save on each race! 
Cost (price increases on 4/1, 7/1, and 10/1). 5K: $30 / $35 / $40 / $4510K: $45 / $50 / $55 / $60Half: $75 / $85 / $95 / $105  Triple Play (all three races): $130 / $150 / $170 / $190
Premier Registration add-on for the half marathon or Triple Play: $159 until sold out
Saturday afternoon coffee and course preview with the Mayor of Running, Bart YassoReserved restrooms for premier runners at the start/finish areaPre-race contintental breakfast for the half marathonExclusive Bethlehem Running Festival "in-training" Longsleeve T-shirt Exclusive Bethlehem Running Festival embroidered winter hatExclusive Bethlehem Running Festival embroidered zip-upInaugural Bethlehem Running Festival poster designed by Amanda Burnham
AwardsTop 3 Overall M/F in all three events Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) in the half marathonTop 3 M/F for all events in the following age groups: 19&U, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+Top 3 M/F in the 5K for the following age groups: 6-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19
Course MapsCourses are being finalized and certified and will be available soon. All races will begin and end at the SteelStacks and will take runners through the streets of Bethlehem. 
Time LimitsOur courses run directly through the streets of Bethlehem, which cannot remain closed for longer than our alotted times. If you do not finish your event in the alotted time, you may be asked to cut part of the course or be picked up by our runner transport services. 5K: 1:1510K: 1:55Half marathon: 3:30Charitable PartnerA portion of your registration fees and 100% of any donations you make will benefit The American Cancer Society. We encourage all of our runners and their families to join the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk following our 10K on Saturday at noon. 


  • 5k

    Sat 21st October 2023

  • 10k

    Sat 21st October 2023

  • Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute Half Marathon

    Sun 22nd October 2023

  • Triple Play

    Sat 21st October 2023

  • Saturday Double Play

    Sat 21st October 2023



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