5K, 10K, Half & Full Marathons

  • 5k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Doylestown 5K Race Doylestown, PA 28 May 2022 Doylestown 5K Race
    NWLEF Tiger Run New Tripoli, PA 28 May 2022 NWLEF Tiger Run
    North Penn 5K Lansdale, PA 31 May 2022 North Penn 5K
    Race Against Poverty Chambersburg, PA 3 June 2022 Race Against Poverty
    Run the Vineyards - The 5K Waltz Manheim, PA 4 June 2022 Run the Vineyards - The 5K Waltz
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 4 June 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    J.R. Taylor Memorial 5K Bethel Park, PA 4 June 2022 J.R. Taylor Memorial 5K
    JesVic 5K Watsontown, PA 4 June 2022 JesVic 5K
    Chalfont Challenge 5K Chalfont, PA 4 June 2022 Chalfont Challenge 5K
    Crush Cancer Color 5K Meshoppen, PA 4 June 2022 Crush Cancer Color 5K
    Cutter's 5K Williamsport, PA 11 June 2022 Cutter's 5K
    Run to the Taphouse Iron Hill Brewery 5K Exton, PA 11 June 2022 Run to the Taphouse Iron Hill Brewery 5K
    Iron Run Trail Half Marathon Gardners, PA 12 June 2022 Iron Run Trail Half Marathon
    Roll, Stroll & Run Souderton, PA 18 June 2022 Roll, Stroll & Run
    BCRR Break-Fast 5K & 10K Doylestown, PA 19 June 2022 BCRR Break-Fast 5K & 10K
    Solstice 5K/10K Shippensburg, PA 21 June 2022 Solstice 5K/10K
    Warrior Run Erie, PA 25 June 2022 Warrior Run
    Run the Vineyards - Blue Mountain 5K New Tripoli, PA 2 July 2022 Run the Vineyards - Blue Mountain 5K
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 2 July 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Night Nation Run - Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 9 July 2022 Night Nation Run - Philadelphia
    Quiet Valley Rooster Run Stroudsburg, PA 9 July 2022 Quiet Valley Rooster Run
    Emlenton Summer Festival 5K Emlenton, PA 10 July 2022 Emlenton Summer Festival 5K
    Spartan Race - Palmerton Palmerton, PA 10 July 2022 Spartan Race - Palmerton
    Runway 5K Jimmy Stewart Airport Indiana, PA 10 July 2022 Runway 5K Jimmy Stewart Airport
    Women's Philadelphia Triathlon Philadelphia, PA 10 July 2022 Women's Philadelphia Triathlon
    Terrain Race - Lake Erie North East, PA 16 July 2022 Terrain Race - Lake Erie
    Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series Beaver Falls, PA 17 July 2022 Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series
    Wicked Warrior DuBois, PA 23 July 2022 Wicked Warrior
    Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race - Pennsylvania Mohnton, PA 30 July 2022 Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race - Pennsylvania
    Killian 5K Allison Park, PA 30 July 2022 Killian 5K
    Night Nation Run - Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 30 July 2022 Night Nation Run - Pittsburgh
    Farm Fresh 5K York, PA 6 August 2022 Farm Fresh 5K
    Fred Kaley Road Race Greencastle, PA 6 August 2022 Fred Kaley Road Race
    Dan Rice Days 5K Girard, PA 6 August 2022 Dan Rice Days 5K
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 6 August 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Solar Vortex 5K/15K Boston, PA 7 August 2022 Solar Vortex 5K/15K
    Head for the Cure 5K Pittsburgh, PA 13 August 2022 Head for the Cure 5K
    David Hutton Memorial 5K Emporium, PA 20 August 2022 David Hutton Memorial 5K
    Run Wild for Wildwood Harrisburg, PA 27 August 2022 Run Wild for Wildwood
    Crystal Lake Ski and Outdoor Center Trail Race Hughesville, PA 27 August 2022 Crystal Lake Ski and Outdoor Center Trail Race
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 3 September 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Mental Hospital Run Wernersville, PA 3 September 2022 Mental Hospital Run
    Erie Freedom Challenge Erie, PA 5 September 2022 Erie Freedom Challenge
    Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon Bird-In-Hand, PA 9 September 2022 Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon
    Race Back to School 5K York, PA 10 September 2022 Race Back to School 5K
    Not One More Run for Recovery York, PA 10 September 2022 Not One More Run for Recovery
    Perry 5000 New Bloomfield, PA 10 September 2022 Perry 5000
    Hoodlebug 5K Homer City, PA 11 September 2022 Hoodlebug 5K
    Heitz of Heaven 5K Pittsburgh, PA 11 September 2022 Heitz of Heaven 5K
    Pocono Plateau Hero Dash 5K Cresco, PA 17 September 2022 Pocono Plateau Hero Dash 5K
    Boston Harvest Half Marathon Boston, PA 18 September 2022 Boston Harvest Half Marathon
    Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series Beaver Falls, PA 18 September 2022 Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series
    Celtic Classic 5K Bethlehem, PA 24 September 2022 Celtic Classic 5K
    Terrain Race - Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 24 September 2022 Terrain Race - Pittsburgh
    Adam Zook Memorial Run Tyrone, PA 24 September 2022 Adam Zook Memorial Run
    Running for Answers 5K Philadelphia, PA 25 September 2022 Running for Answers 5K
    Womens 5K Classic Allentown, PA 1 October 2022 Womens 5K Classic
    Snack Town RunFest Hanover, PA 1 October 2022 Snack Town RunFest
    Roof Park 10K/5K New Cumberland, PA 1 October 2022 Roof Park 10K/5K
    Brush Rush 5K and Smokey Bear Cub Fun Run Newport, PA 8 October 2022 Brush Rush 5K and Smokey Bear Cub Fun Run
    Ole 5K Allison Park, PA 8 October 2022 Ole 5K
    Stop, Drop & Run 5K Monaca, PA 15 October 2022 Stop, Drop & Run 5K
    East Suburban Trailblazers' Halloween 5K Export, PA 15 October 2022 East Suburban Trailblazers' Halloween 5K
    Run for the Cure Radnor, PA 16 October 2022 Run for the Cure
    Race, Run, Ride & Ramble Shippensburg, PA 23 October 2022 Race, Run, Ride & Ramble
    Bark in the Park 5K Harrisburg, PA 23 October 2022 Bark in the Park 5K
    Hillendale Husky Hustle Chadds Ford, PA 29 October 2022 Hillendale Husky Hustle
    Jack-O-Lantern Jog Canonsburg, PA 29 October 2022 Jack-O-Lantern Jog
    Great Pumpkin Race Zelienople, PA 30 October 2022 Great Pumpkin Race
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 5 November 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Gulliver's Run Lewisberry, PA 6 November 2022 Gulliver's Run
    Operation Troop Appreciation Veterans Day 5K Allison Park, PA 6 November 2022 Operation Troop Appreciation Veterans Day 5K
    Harvest Hare Broomall, PA 12 November 2022 Harvest Hare
    Rocky Run Philadelphia, PA 12 November 2022 Rocky Run
    Zombie Fun Run Mountville, PA 12 November 2022 Zombie Fun Run
    Seneca Valley Cross Country Turkey Chase Cranberry Township, PA 24 November 2022 Seneca Valley Cross Country Turkey Chase

    About 5k races

    A 5k is the shortest of the common running event distances, consisting of 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or social, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are the most popular of road running events because of their relatively short distance which allows not only the seasoned runners to run, but novice runners, joggers and new-comers as well.

    How did we choose the best 5k events in Pennsylvania? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 5Ks in Philly?

    There are many to choose from here as the Philly Area is host to many 5k races throughout it's many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 5k running events include the Komen Race for the Cure, Race Your Own Adventure, and the Heart & Soul 5K. These are just a few of the many 5K events in the Philadelphia area.

    What are the best 5Ks in Pittsburgh?

    There are many 5K events to choose from in Pittsburgh, as it has many neighborhoods that host races.   Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 5k running events include the Komen Race for the Cure and the Dormont Dash. These are just a few of the many 5K events in the Pittsburgh area.

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  • 10k races
    NameCityDateWebsite
    NWLEF Tiger Run New Tripoli, PA 28 May 2022 NWLEF Tiger Run
    Wissahickon Trail Classic 10K Philadelphia, PA 4 June 2022 Wissahickon Trail Classic 10K
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 4 June 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Road, Forest & Creek Run Wernersville, PA 11 June 2022 Road, Forest & Creek Run
    Sproul 10K Hyner, PA 18 June 2022 Sproul 10K
    BCRR Break-Fast 5K & 10K Doylestown, PA 19 June 2022 BCRR Break-Fast 5K & 10K
    Solstice 5K/10K Shippensburg, PA 21 June 2022 Solstice 5K/10K
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 2 July 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Spartan Race - Palmerton Palmerton, PA 9 July 2022 Spartan Race - Palmerton
    Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series Beaver Falls, PA 17 July 2022 Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series
    Wicked Warrior DuBois, PA 23 July 2022 Wicked Warrior
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 6 August 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Run Wild for Wildwood Harrisburg, PA 27 August 2022 Run Wild for Wildwood
    Mental Hospital Run Wernersville, PA 3 September 2022 Mental Hospital Run
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 3 September 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Tough Mudder Poconos Long Pond, PA 11 September 2022 Tough Mudder Poconos
    Rock 'N The Knob Trail Races at Blue Knob Claysburg, PA 17 September 2022 Rock 'N The Knob Trail Races at Blue Knob
    Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series Beaver Falls, PA 18 September 2022 Ohio River Trail Council Road Race Series
    Boston Harvest Half Marathon Boston, PA 18 September 2022 Boston Harvest Half Marathon
    Roof Park 10K/5K New Cumberland, PA 1 October 2022 Roof Park 10K/5K
    Roof Park 5K/10K New Cumberland, PA 5 November 2022 Roof Park 5K/10K
    Forest & Hills Trail Run Narvon, PA 29 November 2022 Forest & Hills Trail Run

    About 10k races

    A 10k is one of the most common running event distances, consisting of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers). These events can either be competitive or more for fun, depending on the particular one you are looking into. They are twice the distance of the 5k and still  relatively short in distance. Less runners tend to participate then the 5k, but these events still get a lot of not only seasoned runners, but novice runners and joggers in attendance.

    How did we choose the best 10k events in Pennsylvania? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best 10Ks in the Philly area?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the Philly area as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Wissahickon Trail Classic and the See Chicks Run races. These are just a few of the many available events.

    What are the best 10Ks in the Pittsburgh area?

    There are many 10K  races to choose from in the Pittsburgh area as the many communities and neighborhoods of the city host race events. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable 10k running events include the Hell Hath No Hurry 10K, Terrain Race: Pittsburgh, and the Father's Day 10K. These are just a few of the many available events.

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  • Half marathons
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Independence Series - Day 3 - PA Douglassville, PA 3 June 2022 Independence Series - Day 3 - PA
    God's Country Marathon Coudersport, PA 4 June 2022 God's Country Marathon
    Road, Forest & Creek Run Wernersville, PA 11 June 2022 Road, Forest & Creek Run
    Half Sauer Half Kraut Marathon Philadelphia, PA 11 June 2022 Half Sauer Half Kraut Marathon
    Iron Run Trail Half Marathon Gardners, PA 12 June 2022 Iron Run Trail Half Marathon
    Presque Isle Half Marathon Presque Isle, PA 17 July 2022 Presque Isle Half Marathon
    Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon Bird-In-Hand, PA 10 September 2022 Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon
    Erie Marathon at Presque Isle Erie, PA 11 September 2022 Erie Marathon at Presque Isle
    Rock 'N The Knob Trail Races at Blue Knob Claysburg, PA 17 September 2022 Rock 'N The Knob Trail Races at Blue Knob
    The Dam Half Mifflinburg, PA 18 September 2022 The Dam Half
    Boston Harvest Half Marathon Boston, PA 18 September 2022 Boston Harvest Half Marathon
    Eastern Continental Divide Marathon Meyersdale, PA 29 September 2022 Eastern Continental Divide Marathon
    GAP Trestles Marathon Meyersdale, PA 30 September 2022 GAP Trestles Marathon
    Snack Town RunFest Hanover, PA 1 October 2022 Snack Town RunFest
    Salisbury Viaduct Marathon Meyersdale, PA 1 October 2022 Salisbury Viaduct Marathon
    Mushroom Cap Half Marathon Kennett Square, PA 5 November 2022 Mushroom Cap Half Marathon
    Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Half Marathon Slatington, PA 6 November 2022 Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Half Marathon
    Rocky Run Philadelphia, PA 12 November 2022 Rocky Run
    Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Philadelphia, PA 19 November 2022 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

    About Half marathons

    A Half Marathon event consists of running 13 miles (21 kilometers) and as the label suggests, is half of a standard Marathon which is a total of 26 miles. The popularity, participants of the half marathon distance and its events have significantly grown since the early 2000's and they continue to do so, with massive events popping up all over the states. The growth rate of participants for the half distance is currently higher than that of the full.

    How did we choose the best Half Marathon events in Pennsylvania? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Half Marathons in the Philly area?

    There are many to choose from here as the Philly area has many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Half Marathon running events include the Love Run Half Marathon, 1/2 Sauer 1/2 Kraut Half Marathon, and the ODDyssey Half Marathon.  There are many other Philadelphia Area Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

    What are the best Half Marathons in the Pittsburgh area?

    There are many to choose from here as the Pittsburgh area has many communities. Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Half Marathon running events include the Pittsburgh Half Marathon.  There are many other Pittsburgh Area Halfs, so these are just a sampling of the races available.

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  • Marathons
    NameCityDateWebsite
    Independence Series - Day 3 - PA Douglassville, PA 3 June 2022 Independence Series - Day 3 - PA
    God's Country Marathon Coudersport, PA 4 June 2022 God's Country Marathon
    Half Sauer Half Kraut Marathon Philadelphia, PA 11 June 2022 Half Sauer Half Kraut Marathon
    Pine Creek Challenge Wellsboro, PA 10 September 2022 Pine Creek Challenge
    Rock 'N The Knob Trail Races at Blue Knob Claysburg, PA 17 September 2022 Rock 'N The Knob Trail Races at Blue Knob
    Eastern Continental Divide Marathon Meyersdale, PA 29 September 2022 Eastern Continental Divide Marathon
    GAP Trestles Marathon Meyersdale, PA 30 September 2022 GAP Trestles Marathon
    Salisbury Viaduct Marathon Meyersdale, PA 1 October 2022 Salisbury Viaduct Marathon
    Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Philadelphia, PA 20 November 2022 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

    About Marathons

    Marathon events consist of 26 miles (42 kilometers) and the courses are typically laid out through roads. Starting in the Olympics in the early 1900's, marathons have quickly picked up in popularity and in 2107 there are currently more than 800 events being held, and that number is consistently growing.

     How did we choose the best Marathon events in Pennsylvania? 

    We checked what events runners looked for the most and we compared statistics on how many runners held interest in any given event. Feedback left by runners who participated in the course was also considered. Other factors included how long the course has been around, the bling and medals, what runners thought of them and how scenic the course is.

    What are the best Marathons in the Philly area?

    There are many marathons to choose from in Philly! Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Marathon running events include the Philadelphia Marathon and the 1/2 Sauer 1/2 Kraut Marathon, to name a few.

    What are the best Marathons in the Pittsburgh area?

    There are many marathons to choose from in Pittsburgh! Some of these are charity events for fundraising, some fun runs and others racing events but it all comes down to the runners.  Some of the notable Marathon running events include the Pittsburgh Marathon and the Erie Marathon, to give you a few ideas. There are many more to choose from!

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