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2021-05-22

May 22, 2021 at 8:00 AM

Jim Thorpe Running Festival Half Marathon

24 Broadway

Jim Thorpe PA, 18229

USA

Entry Fee $75
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $95
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 13.1M

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 730

High Point: 900

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 80%

First Year of the Event: 2019

Description:

Mixture of road, grass, and hard-packed gravel; The 2019 half marathon course will take you from the beautiful view atop Flagstaff Mountain to the shores of Mauch Chunk Lake to the steps of Packer Mansion. With breathtaking views, serene woodland paths, a healthy dose of history, and an overall elevation drop of nearly 700 feet, this half marathon is sure to please runners of all ages and abilities! Take a look at the course and elevation maps below.

The 2020 half marathon course will take you from the beautiful view atop Flagstaff Mountain to the shores of Mauch Chunk Lake. With breathtaking views, serene woodland paths, a healthy dose of history, and an overall elevation drop of nearly 700 feet, this beginner-level trail run had 2019 runners raving that it was one of the best they’d ever experienced!

*Note the roughly two-miles of downhill at the start. The course is approximately 4 miles of road, 3 miles of short grass, and 6 miles of hard packed dirt/gravel. The trail does get a little rocky in spots during the last mile or so.

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Map

Past Event Dates

Held on May 22, 2021

Held on Sep 26, 2020

Held on May 11, 2019

Event Results