Results & Commentary

A few highlights from the 2013 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k on April 28, 2013

2013 was a record year for both the St. Luke’s Half Marathon and St. Luke’s 5k. The half marathon had 3,341 finishers and the 5k had 566 finishers. The St. Luke’s Youth Run had 525 budding runners participate.

Pennsylvania’s Kathleen Jobes finished in a time of 1:21:04, winning for the fifth time in this race. In the men’s race Ian Walsh won the men’s race with a time of 1:10:16.

The 2013 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k had 4,793 entrants and 3,907 finishers.  There were 2,037 male entrants 2,840 female entrants.

The following states were represented in this year’s race: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Massachusettes, Delaware, Florida, Connecticut, North Carolina, California, Washington D.C., Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, Illinois, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Washington, Arizona, Georgia, Utah and West Virginia.

We also had runners from the following countries: Denmark, Great Britain and Brazil.

Sponsored by St. Luke’s Hospital, $3,900 in prize money was awarded by the St. Luke’s Half Marathon to the top finishers.

100 fundraising spots were opened up in mid-February to raise money for the Mobile Health Unit Centers program, a division of St. Luke’s Community Health. The mobile units provide free medical and dental care to local middle-school and high-school students who might otherwise not receive treatment. Through those 100 charity spots, $10,500 was raised and donated to the St. Luke’s MYHC.



Year Half Marathon 5k
2013 3341 565
2012 3222 540
2011 3204 635
2010 3024 452
2009 3093 472
2008 2978 538
2007 2986 418
2006 2639 442
2005 2363 374
2004 2098 291
2003 1846 261
2002 1785 257
2001 1370 -
Men’s Record
John Kagwe (1995), 1:05:49

Women’s Record

Anne Marie Lauck (1998), 1:15:49


PASTA PARTY - Join us and keynote speaker Doug Masiuk on Saturday, April 26. Doug founded, a non-profit which raises awareness about type 1 diabetes.

Dinner is from 7-9PM at Allentown Brew Works.


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