Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon is a challenging and scenic half marathon through the City of Brotherly Love! This prestigious race will feature bands at every mile to keep runners pumped up as they complete this stunning and historic course.The Rock n’ Roll Phiadelphia Half Marathon starts at and finishes at Eakins Oval directly in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Spectators can view the runners from Logan Circle, JFK Plaza, Fairmont Park and even from their hotel rooms in Center City.
Event TypeHalf Marathon
Men: 8:00 am
Women: 8:00 am
You can register on the official website of Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. Registration fees start at $ 95 for early registrations.
Course / Route Map
The course itself is quite scenic, offering runners the opportunity to take on streets usually clogged with traffic, through historical neighborhoods, and along the tranquil Schuykill River. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon include live bands every mile, a flat, fast course for the ultimate tour of Philadelphia and a post-race concert to cap off race weekend.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
The half marathon course is as flat and perfect for runners and walkers of all ability levels.
Time Limits & Cutoffs
Time Limit: 4 Hours
Men: Matthew Kisorio 58:46 (2011)
Women: Not Available
Prize Money & Awards
1st prize Male/Female – $3,500
2nd prize Male/Female – $2,000
3rd prize Male/Female – $1,000
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
All finishers receive official finisher Certificates and Medal.
Water Stops & Refreshments
There will be 8 water stations, 4 Gatorade stations and 1 GU station along the half marathon course.
Expected Race Day Weather
The temperature varies from 16°C to 24°C and is rarely below 10°C or above 29°C.