St. Luke’s Youth Run

It’s never too early to start running! Gather up the kids and join us for the St. Luke’s Youth Run event for children ages 3-14.

Each participant will receive a free t-shirt and the experience of participating in a non-competitive race that promotes healthy exercising habits for youngsters. Each age group will run in separate races with appropriate distances.

2014 St. Luke's Youth RunDATE – Saturday, April 25, 2015



*All participants receive a free t-shirt!
Online registration closes on Wednesday, April 22 at 11:59 p.m. Your children will have the opportunity to sign up for the race in person on April 25.

START TIME – 2:40 pm
(Check in 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm)

CHECK-IN: All check-in and race day registration will occur across the street from Holiday Inn Allentown at PPL Plaza. ** Do not enter the expo to register or pick up your child’s bib. **

Start and finish take place in front of PPL Plaza, 9th and Hamilton Streets, Allentown, PA

• 3-4 year old – 1/8 mile
• 5-6 year old – ¼ mile
• 7-8 year old – ½ mile
• 9-14 year old – 1 mile

The schools with the most number of students who complete the St. Luke’s Youth Run are eligible to receive a cash award which will presented to the school’s physical education department in May.

$750 – 1st prize; $500 – 2nd prize; $250 – 3rd prize


100 entries for the half marathon are open until April 10 or sell out, whichever comes first. More info here.

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A Scenic Course

Run through Allentown's outstanding park system. Enjoy more than a dozen live bands along the way.
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