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ArtsQuest at SteelStacks campus101 Founders Way Bethlehem, PA 18015
Runner's World Half Marathon & Festival Weekend
The 8th annual Runner’s World Half & Festival welcomes runners of all levels to a one-of-a-kind weekend that covers a full 26.2 miles over three days, from a 3.8-mile trail race to a half marathon. Join us for one, or race them all with one of our multi-distance challenges.
The festival weekend will include:
- Kids races and children’s programming (Saturday)
- 1 mile Dog run (Saturday)
- Pre half marathon dinner with Runner’s World editors (Saturday)
- Finishers Festival with healthy snacks, beer, massages, and more
- 3.8 mile trail run (Friday)
- 5K and 10K races (Saturday)
- Half marathon (Sunday)
And if that’s not enough for you, take on our multiple-race options:
- The Grand Slam 26.2 weekend marathon
- The Hat Trick – 5K, 10K, and half marathon
- The Five & Dime – 5K and 10k
Once again, HQ for the weekend will be on the grounds of the beautifully refurbished Bethlehem Steel Mill and ArtsQuest SteelStacks campus.
Many of the Runner's World editors will be particiapting in the weekend's events, so please join us and thousands of fellow Runner's World enthusiasts for this first-class race experience.
Event details and schedule
Friday, October 18, 2019
Noon–7:00 p.m. Health & Fitness Expo and packet pick-up ArtsQuest
12:30–2:30 p.m. Trail Run Shuttle from ArtsQuest to Trail*
3:30 p.m. Trail Run Start South Mountain Park
4:00–6:00 p.m. Trail Run Shuttle from Trail to ArtsQuest
*Please note: There is no parking at the Trail Run location.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
6:30 a.m. Gear Check and bathrooms open
6:30–8:00 a.m. 5K and 10K Packet Pick-Up ArtsQuest.
8:00 a.m. Runner’s World 5K Start
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Health & Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up ArtsQuest
9:30 a.m. Runner’s World 10K Start
10:00 a.m.–noon Kids Run Bib Pick-Up Town Square outside ArtsQuest
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Dog Run Bib Pick-Up Town Square outside ArtsQuest*
Noon Kids Run Entertainment Levitt Stage
12:40 p.m. Runner’s World Kids Run E. 1st Street & Founders Way
2:00 p.m. Runner’s World Dog Run
5:30 p.m. Runner’s World Pasta Dinner
*Please note: Dogs are not allowed inside ArtsQuest.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
6:00 a.m. Gear Check and bathrooms open
6:00–7:00 a.m. Race Day Packet Pick-Up ArtsQuest
8:00 a.m. Half Marathon Start
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Finish Line Festival Levitt Lawn
Note: All times are subject to change. Be sure to review schedule closer to race weekend for final times and locations.