Philadelphia Marathon (26.2, 13.1, and 8k)

2016 Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon has become a pretty well known race since their first event in 1994. What started as a small road race of just 1,500 participants has since become one of the top-10 largest marathons in the country. The beautiful and scenic course is well now for all of the historic landmarks and it’s flat course that many runners set their PR’s on. On top of that you have the nice autumn weather and the astonishing mass of spectators. The spectators are always eager to cheer on runners and the course is lined up with plenty of fluid stations. Race Weekend 2016 features the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, November 20; the Half Marathon, and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, November 19; and a free two-day Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19.

Race Details

Distance:Full Marathon 26.2 miles — Half Marathon 13.1 miles — 8k 4.97 miles

Race Location:Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia PA

Race Weekend:November 18-20, 2016

Start Time:–

Registration:https://www.imathlete.com/events/EventReg/EventReg_SelectType.aspx?fEID=36856&fNew=1&fsource=Main”>Philadelphia Marathon Sign-Up

Main Website:http://www.philadelphiamarathon.com/”>http://www.philadelphiamarathon.com/

Packet Pickup:The Health and Fitness Expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

What you get:

  • Race Entry
  • Tech t-shirt
  • Finishers Medal
  • Post Race Refreshments
  • A finisher certificate (available online following the race)
  • Age Group and Overall Awards/ Prize pool

Registration Fees

Full Marathon:

  • June 1-30- $140

Half Marathon:

  • June 1-30- $12

Rothman Institute 8k:

  • June 1-30- $30

Philadelphia Marathon Coupons

Coupons always make a race better. To be fair the tierred pricing most running events use are already a form of a coupon. The race offers you a lower entry fee for signing up sooner. So if you know you are going to participate then it is best to sign up right away (and then do not mention to your significant other you have signed up until the event gets closer.)

2016 Coupon Codes

If you know any codes contact me and I will get them added to the page

Courses:

 

Full Marathon:

 Marathon Course Map 2015 V2

Half Marathon:

 Half Marathon Map 2015 v2 1

8k:

philadelphia marathon 8k map

Start Times

Not exactly sure about the race times just yet. I will post if I find them.

Post Race

  • 1st Place: $10,000
  • 2nd Place: $5,000
  • 3rd Place: $2,500
  • 1st Place Master: $1,000
  • 1st Place Wheelchair: $1,000
  • 1st Philadelphian: $1,000
  • Course Record Bonus: $1,500

Finishers will recieve a medal and will be given post race refreshments.

Participant Awards:

Last years Tech-Shirt

 last years finisher shirt

Other great Philadelphia Marathon sites and blog posts

In Closing

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