Event Information

DATE: Sunday, April 22, 2018

DISTANCE: 13.1 miles and 3.1 miles


Both courses begin at W. Allen High School and end inside J. Birney Crum Stadium. The 5k course takes you along Parkway Boulevard and through Allentown’s beautiful West End District. The half marathon course is closed to traffic for three hours and runners can enjoy more than a dozen live bands on the half marathon route. The course takes you through several Allentown parks including the Lehigh Parkway, which Runner’s World magazine has listed as one of the top 100 places to run in the country.


All entrants receive personalized bibs, a results booklet, a quality long sleeve or short sleeve technical shirt, and free transportation to the start from major area hotels. Finishers receive a commemorative medallion.


Timing for the St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k is done by Queen City Timing. Download the Queen City Timing Results app to your Android or iPhone and get live results on race day. Results will be posted inside the stadium on race day and on the website within 2 days.


Our official race photographer is myEPevents. Remember to wear your race bib on the front of your shirt and smile!