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Nominate An Essential Worker

We want to thank all of the courageous and incredible people who are putting their lives on the line during this pandemic. From healthcare workers to front line essential workers, on the streets keeping our transportation going, stores open, mail moving, and food flowing. To honor these essential workers from around the world, the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend will feature a runner every Tuesday at 3pm EST who is currently or was, on the front line fighting against COVID-19.

If you know of a runner who would like to run one of the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend race events (AACR Marathon, Dietz & Watson Half Marathon, or Rothman 8K), please fill out the form at the link below, telling us WHY this person is deserving and how fighting COVID-19 has impacted their lives.

Each featured runner will receive a complimentary entry into a race of their choice this November, PLUS in-training swag, access to race day VIP tent, as well as, being recognized  in a special way over race weekend (details to follow). Should the winner not be able to participate in 2020 we will allow a deferral until 2021.

Entries must be received by Friday of each week to be eligible for the following week.

* No refunds will be provided for registered runners. However, if your nominee is already registered and is selected, they can add another race if they wish, they will be upgraded to VIP status, receive SWAG and acknowledgements. 

You must submit at least one social media handle. If not applicable, please put N/A in the social media URL form field.

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