RUN/WALK EVENTS - NOVEMBER
DELAWARE & LEHIGH HALF MARATHON RUN/WALK
Website: Delaware & Lehigh Half Marathon 5K Run/Walk
Address: Northen Lehigh High School, 1 Bulldog Lane, Slatington, PA
1/2 Marathon Run $65
1/2 Marathon Walk $65
1/2 Marathon Run/Walk (use this option if you plan on mixing running & walking)
A gently sloping, 204-foot elevation drop and probable tailwind, beer at the finish, and 15 other reasons why the D&L Heritage Half Marathon Run/Walk should be on your race calendar.
1. Beautiful, lush rail trail, joint-friendly terrain, crisp autumn temperatures
2. Both runners and walkers welcomed and encouraged
3. Indoor facilities at start and finish including flushing toilets
4. Supports our national heritage and generates funds to enhance and maintain the D&L Trail for walkers, runners, and cyclists for future generations
5. Chip timing, immediate results
6. Technical, gender specific T-shirts to all registrants and medals to all finishers
7. Random prizes for participants
8. Lots of awards for both runners and walkers
9. Post-race buffet with both tried-and-true fare and enthic favorites
10. Plenty of free parking. Free transportation back to the start after the race
11. Hydration stations
13. Spectator-friendly finish
14. Unusually enthusiastic and energetic volunteers
15.Did we mention the FAST course and and BEER (cash bar) at the finish?
Start: Northen Lehigh High School, 1 Bulldog Lane, Slatington, PA
Finish: Canal Street Park, 16th and Canal Streets, Northampton, PA
Register early -- race capped at 1,100!
SOUTH MOUNTAIN 10 MILER & 5K
Website: South Mountain 10 Miler & 5K
Address: Hellertown, PA
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – Check in from 7:30-8:45 a.m.
AWARDS: Thanksgiving turkey certificates to First Place Male and Female overall Open, Masters and First Place Age Group Winners. Must be present to claim awards. No duplicate awards. All unclaimed awards will be donated to a local soup kitchen.
AMENITIES: Post-race food. Raffle. Long-sleeve tech shirt.
[This event is hosted by the Lehigh Valley Road Runners, a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization committed to encouraging health and fitness through the promotion of running throughout the region. All proceeds from our events go back to the community through our various scholarships, grants and sponsorships. To learn more please visit lvrr.org.]
STOMP OUT HUNGER 5K & FUN WALK
Website: Stomp Out Hunger 5K & Fun Walk
Address: Saylorsburg, PA
I'm so excited to announce our annual "Stomp Out Hunger" 5k Run and Fun Walk. 5K Run will start at 11am. The Fun Walk will start at 12:15pm and will have a set of awards this year! After there will be music & food for purchase. With registration, you will get to run/walk the amazing Blue Ridge vineyard; take a break at our wine/water recharge station, enter a chance to win amazing raffle items, receive your own "Stomp Out Hunger" t-shirt and branded wine glass with a free wine tasting! (Wine glass & tastingis 21 and older only. Age 20 and under will get a race medal this year!. This is an amazing opportunity to partner with the Winery and really put a spotlight on hunger in our area. The cross-country course is a loop around the rolling hills of the vinneyard. Some of the course is through the forest on an old carriage trail.
QUAKERTOWN ROTARY HABITAT 5K
Website: Quakertown Rotary Habitat 5K
Address: Quakertown, PA
Kids' 3/4 Mile Run $5
5K No Shirt $20
Time to work off a bit of that Thanksgiving excess and help a great cause as Quakertown Rotary and Quakertown United Methodist Church present the Annaul Habitat for Humanity 5K. The rolling course on lightly traveled roads is challenging for experienced runners and also a good experience for novice racers as well. There's also a 3/4 mile Kids' Run for real beginners, Indoor registration and bathrooms, a well stocked post-race buffet featuring pizza, soupand wings, deep awards and a fun raffle make this a great family event.