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American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Make Your Miles Mean More in 2022 and join the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Runners for Research team! This team is a global community dedicated to raising funds to help accelerate innovation in cancer science.

The AACR brings together the greatest minds in cancer science and works side by side with scientists, clinical researchers, healthcare providers, policy makers, patients, advocates, and other key stakeholders to drive progress against cancer. When you run with the AACR Runners for Research team, 88 cents of every dollar raised goes directly towards lifesaving cancer research.

Join the AACR Runners for Research team on your journey to the finish line and help propel the next wave of discoveries to benefit cancer patients and their families everywhere.

Learn how to run with the AACR Runners for Research

The Philadelphia Marathon is proud to have the AACR as its title partner and hopes through its collaboration with the race and community that the City of Philadelphia plays a role in eradicating cancer and positioning Philadelphia as one of the country’s healthiest cities. 

Dietz & Watson

Dietz & Watson is a proud supporter of the Philadelphia Marathon and enters its second year as the title sponsor of the Half Marathon. Dietz & Watson is one of the largest preparers of premium deli meats and artisan cheeses, offering more than 400 products at the finest supermarkets and neighborhood delis throughout the United States and the world. A family owned and operated business with 75 years of experience, Dietz & Watson is in constant pursuit of healthy recipes to suit a wide range of dietary needs. Most of all, it is passionate about what it does best—providing fresh and delicious deli products, from our family to yours. Learn more about our products and where to find them at www.DietzandWatson.com.

Rothman Orthopaedics

Rothman has been a proud supporter of the Philadelphia Marathon weekend for over two decades and is the title sponsor of the Rothman Orthopaedics 8K. Rothman Orthopaedics is internationally recognized for excellence in orthopaedic science and technology. Its physicians are experts in their specialty areas, leaders in clinical research and innovators in the development of advanced treatment methods and technologies. Rothman’s mission is to provide its communities with high quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. For information on injury prevention and care, go to www.RothmanOrtho.com.


Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, meaning “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body,” is an old Latin phrase from which ASICS is derived and the fundamental platform on which the brand still stands. The company was founded more than 70 years ago by Kihachiro Onitsuka and is now a leading designer and manufacturer of running shoes, as well as, other athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories. For more information, visit www.asics.com.


Your local Ford Dealers are proud sponsors of the 2023 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend. Serving the greater Philadelphia community, we provide our customers with award-winning service, knowledgeable sales consultants, and an outstanding line-up of trucks and SUVs. From the #1 selling line of pickups for 46 straight years1, Ford F-Series®, to SUVs #1 in Brand Loyalty2, including the Ford Explorer®, we have the right vehicle that fits your lifestyle. And with our exciting new line-up that includes the Bronco® family, Maverick®, Mustang Mach-E® and the all-electric F-150 Lightning®, you can be sure Ford will be dominating the road ahead for years to come. Check it all out at your local Ford Store or BuyFordNow.com today.


Based on 1977-2022 calendar year total sales.
Based on S&P Global Mobility manufacturer new-to-new household loyalty methodology and SUV/CUV segments, Ford SUVs had the greatest percentage of owners who returned to market and purchased or leased another Ford in Model Year 2022. Includes all models with RTM population greater than 1,000.


ACME Markets got its beginning in 1891 when two friends, Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford, opened a small neighborhood grocery store at Second and Fernon Streets in South Philadelphia that emphasized quality products, low prices and friendly service. Over 125 years later, ACME remains dedicated to providing a high-quality grocery experience that its customers have come to expect. ACME prides itself in supporting community events, particularly related to health and wellness. ACME is proud to be the Official Supermarket and Water of the Philadelphia Marathon weekend providing over 60,000 bottles and 20,000 gallons of water over the two days. For more information about ACME and its locations, go to www.ACMEmarkets.com.

Philadelphia Insurance Companies

Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) designs, markets, and underwrites Property/Casualty and Professional Liability insurance for more than 120 niche markets. For 60 years, PHLY has maintained a disciplined approach to business, allowing the company to deliver security to its customers while supporting its employees and communities. Each year, PHLY partners with local and national charitable organizations to give back to the communities it serves and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance since 2011. Learn more at www.PHLY.com


We’re proud to sponsor the AACR Philadelphia Marathon and help runners like you beat your best. Garmin offers a diverse line of fitness, wellness, running and outdoor products that are designed with one simple goal in mind: to beat yesterday. It’s our rally cry for those who pursue active passions — from running your first or 40th marathon. No matter your experience or fitness level, there’s a Garmin Forerunner® GPS running watch that can help you work toward your goals. Our newest watches even let you take your songs along and pay with your wrist. Whether you’re running the Rothman Orthopaedics 8K this year, the Dietz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon or the full cheesesteak, we can’t wait to see how you beat yesterday. Check out our full range of running watches at www.Garmin.com/running.

Michelob ULTRA

Michelob ULTRA is the Superior Light Beer brewed for those who understand that it's only worth it if you enjoy it. Containing only 95 calories and 2.6 carbs, and 4.2% ABV, Michelob ULTRA is a light lager brewed with the perfect balance of Herkules hops and wholesome grains, producing a light citrus aroma and a crisp, refreshing finish.

Hyland’s Naturals

At Hyland’s Naturals we create natural wellness products that empower people and pets to live healthier, happier lives. Hyland’s is proud to sponsor the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend and to help athletes achieve their goals on race day and every day by offering a wide assortment of fast-acting remedies to relieve pain and promote recovery. Check out our full range of products for athletes at www.hylands.com/collections/athletes.

Gwynedd Mercy University

At Gwynedd Mercy University, you will see and be seen, hear and be heard, know and be known. That's because GMercyU is large enough to offer the academic, athletic, and real-world learning opportunities you're looking for, but small enough that your professors will know you by name. Everything we do is inspired by our Mercy mission and our Core Values of integrity, respect, service, and social justice. These values are integrated into every one of our 40+ undergraduate and graduate majors, so that our graduates are ready to do well and do good as professional and global citizens. While our community is comprised of people of all backgrounds and beliefs, we all share a common goal — making a difference, for ourselves and for others.


GoodCell, a life sciences company, delivers proactive, preventive healthcare services that allow members to participate in precision medicine by storing their own biomaterial for potential future personalized cellular therapy or diagnostic uses. As cell and gene therapy breakthroughs and FDA approvals continue to accelerate, so do the advantages of Personal Biobanking. Storing healthy cells now gives members greater control of their health in the future and may extend their quality of life. For more information, visit goodcell.com.

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corporation & plc, is proud to be known as America's Cruise Line, for carrying more Americans and serving more U.S. homeports than any other. Since its founding in 1972, Carnival has continually revolutionized the cruise sector, making a cruise vacation an affordable and popular option for millions of guests. Carnival operates from 14 U.S. and two Australian homeports and employs more than 40,000 team members representing 120 nationalities. Carnival currently operates 24 ships and is in an exciting period of growth, with Carnival Celebration and Carnival Luminosa, which began guest operations in November, and three additional ships joining the fleet by 2024. One of these new ships includes Carnival Venezia sailing out of NYC in Spring of 2023. Carnival Venezia will carry a unique experience – incorporating the spectacular Italian atmosphere and rich culture they embody, inviting guests to Choose Fun with Carnival, Italian Style.

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