Philadelphia Marathon is a sporting event hosted by the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The start of the race is at 22nd Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, near the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The runners have the option to run half marathon and 8K along with the marathon. The course is sanctioned by USA Track & Field.
Men: 7:00 am
Women: 7:00 am
To participate in Philadelphia Marathon you can register in the official website. Early bird registration fees is $80 for the Marathon.
Course / Route Map
Running the course is the ultimate sweep through American history, from revolutionary times to the vibrant present day. From Betsy Ross’s house and the Liberty Bell, through gorgeous 19th century Fairmount Park, to the hip districts of University City and Manayunk, the engrossing and beautiful landmarks along the way add a unique flavor to the experience.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
Time Limits & Cutoffs
The finish will be open for 7 hours. All participants must maintain at least a 16-minute per mile pace throughout the course.
Men: Joseph Nderitu (KEN) 2:16:47 (2003)
Women: Irina Mashkantseva (RUS) 2:35:37 (2012)
Prize Money & Awards
1st place M/F: $3,500
2nd place M/F: $2,000
3rd place M/F: $1,000
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
All finishers receive a finisher medal and a finisher certificate.
Water Stops & Refreshments
Hydration stations will be set up at the race start and finish, as well as throughout the length of the course. All hydration stations will have Gatorade Endurance Formula.
Expected Race Day Weather
Approximately 45°F/7.2°C at start time and at the finish about 54°F/12°C.