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Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

November 17-19, 2023

On behalf of the City of Philadelphia, we are honored to welcome you to the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend – now in its 30th year.

This event showcases the best of what our great City has to offer. The course guides participants through a unique experience of centuries of history and architecture, diverse and lively neighborhoods, and remarkable views throughout Fairmount Park and along the Schuylkill River.

The race weekend schedule is:

Health & Fitness Expo – Friday and Saturday, November 17-18
Rothman Orthopaedics 8K – Saturday, November 18
Dietz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon – Saturday, November 18
Nemours Children’s Run – Saturday, November 18
AACR Philadelphia Marathon – Sunday, November 19

We wish all participants, volunteers and partners the best of luck!



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Our Races:
Fast and Scenic

Our beautiful, fast and scenic course takes athletes past historic landmarks, through urban neighborhoods, and along Philadelphia's picturesque waterfronts. Learn more

Get Your 2023
In Training Gear

Look your most (running) fabulous with the new Philadelphia Marathon Weekend 2023 In Training Gear as you prepare for the big weekend in November. Shop today!

American Association
For Cancer Research

The AACR is the first and largest cancer research organization in the world and has been behind every cancer breakthrough for more than 110 years. Learn more

For the sixth year in a row, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is proud to work alongside the City of Philadelphia to promote health, wellness, and community collaboration. Learn more about this Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to advancing cancer research and its mission to prevent and cure cancer.

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Our Partners

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