Run Lehigh Valley

4.5 Miles of March Madness

Race Date: Mar 07 2015, 9:00 AM


4.5 Miles of March Madness scheduled for 3/7 has been CANCELED!  We tried our planned course, we tried our weather contingency course — there is just too much snow and ice…

March Madness scheduled for tomorrow has been CANCELED! We will be at the covered bridge from 8:30AM – 9:00AM if you would like to pick up your shirt. We will also be collecting socks for Ian’s box if socks at that time. We will allow all registered runners apply their registration fee to any one of our April or May events. Email us at with your event choice and we will reply with a promo code to use for online registration.

Events to choose from:
April 11 – Brews, Clues & Running Shoes – Scavenger Hunt (Bethlehem)
April 18 – Brew to Brew 10K+ (Allentown to Bethlehem)
May 2 – Cinco de Mayo 5K-ish (Allentown)
May 16 – Weyerbacher 5K (Easton)
May 31 – Pump  and Run (Allentown)


Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-up: 7:30AM-8:45AM

Location: Lehigh Parkway – Start/Finish @ Fish Hatchery

Start Time: 9:00AM

Fees: $25 if registered by February 5th, $30 February 6th to Race Day

The Goods: Each runner will receive a long-sleeve tech-shirt (Guaranteed if registered by February 20th)

The Run: 

The race will begin and finish on the Lehigh Parkway path by the Fish Hatchery.  The race will go up the path crossing the first bridge over the Little Lehigh and continuing up to the Robin Hood Bridge.  Runners will cross the Robin Hood Bridge and return to the path heading back down to the Start/Finish line along the opposite side of the Little Lehigh.  The course has some hills and is mostly gravel with some paved sections of the course.

Prizes: Awards to top male and female finisher and age group awards will be given 3-deep. Everyone has a shot at the raffle prizes! Must be present at awards ceremony to win. The awards ceremony will take place as soon as possible following the last finisher.

Age Groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Series Points: 1 point awarded for PAIR of SOCKS donated.  We are working with Ian’s Box of Socks to help him on his quest to help provide socks to the homeless students within the Allentown School District.  Click Here to Check out Ian’s quest!  Each runner can earn up to 10 points for donations. 2 points to top overall male and female and 1 points to top 10% of males and females.  Age groups points – 3pts for 1st, 2pts for 2nd, 1pt for 3rd

Other Fun Stuff: We will have music to help keep the fun atmosphere.  There will be water and snacks provided for after the race.

The event is rain or shine.  Run Lehigh Valley reserves the right to cancel and/or alter the race in the event that natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstance prevents us from holding the race safely as planned. We will make every attempt to hold the event.  Any cancellations or changes, will be noted on the home page, race-specific page and on facebook.






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