Scranton Half Marathon

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March 28, 2020 - March 29, 2020 Cancelled # 7

The 7th edition of the Scranton Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 29th, 2020, beginning and ending in PenFed Credit Union Field at Memorial Stadium. The goal of the race is to provide a superior event highlighting the local area and in doing so, bring increased exposure and revenue for local businesses. Proceeds from the 2020 event will benefit the continued development of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail.


Half Marathon Walk! 

Here’s the details:

Begins at 7:45am.
Fully chip timed.
Finishers receive Half Marathon Medal and Finisher’s Gift.
Awards to the Overall Male and Overall Female finishers.
Aid stations for the walk begin with the mile 7.5 station.  
This is a walk only, and participants are not permitted to engage in running during the event if registered for the walk.
*Walkers must stay on the sidewalks until the lead police vehicle comes by at which point the course will be fully secure*
Please note that due to course safety restrictions, the Doherty Double is not walk friendly.


Race Dates: Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, 2020

Times:  1/4 Mile Kid’s Run: 2:30 PM (Saturday, March 28)

              5K: 3:00 PM (Saturday, March 28)

              Half Marathon Walk: 7:45 AM (Sunday, March 29)

              Half Marathon: 9:00 AM (Sunday, March 29)

              1/2 Mile Kid’s Run: 9:30 AM (Sunday, March 29)

The Doherty Double consists of both the 5K run only on Saturday, March 28, and the Half Marathon run only on Sunday, March 29, walkers are not permitted to signup for the Doherty Double.

Location: PenFed Credit Union Field at Memorial Stadium 

Address: 3 West Olive Street, Scranton, PA 18508

Bib/Shirt Pickup: Friday, March 27 at the Race Expo from 6 to 9 PM. Also, on Saturday, March 28 from 11 AM to 5 PM.

Race Expo: Ice Box Sports Complex 3 West Olive Street, Scranton, PA 18508

Charitable Giving: The Scranton Half Marathon has given over $350,000 in it’s first five years to the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority for the beautification and safety of the city of Scranton. 

For further race details, please visit



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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-05-25



1/4 Mile Kid's Fun Run

March 28, 2020 (Saturday) - 14:30
400 meters

The Doherty Double (5k and Half)

March 28, 2020 (Saturday) - 15:00
16.2 miles

5k Run Only

March 28, 2020 (Saturday) - 15:00
3.1 miles

Half Marathon Walk

March 29, 2020 (Sunday) - 07:45
13.1 miles

Half Marathon Run

March 29, 2020 (Sunday) - 09:00
13.1 miles

1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run

March 29, 2020 (Sunday) - 09:30
800 meters

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