Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon Race Weekend: September 10 & 11, 2016 | Allentown, PA
Race Weekend: September 10 & 11, 2016 | Allentown, PA
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Medical & Safety
Medical TentSafety is our main objective.  Please exercise caution at all times.  Basic and advanced medical support is available at the finish line.  EMS services provide support along the course and Medical Staff are positioned at water stations to provide basic medical support.  In the event of an emergency, call 911.  Communications Volunteers are stationed at water stations to report emergencies to EMS.  Please review our Race Day Cancellation/Alteration Policy.

Hydration & Food
Water Stations are located throughout the course every 1.5 to 2 miles. View Course Map for locations. Water Stations provide Gatorade and water in cups. Each exchange point will also feature Power Bars and Power Gels (the official energy product of the LVHN Via Marathon).

Water Station

Note: Water Station #10, (mile 16.8 for marathon and mile 3.8 for half marathon) does NOT have Gatorade.

Portable Toilets
Portable toilets are at the start, finish and exchange points.

Shuttle Service to Marathon and Half Marathon Starting Line provided by Easton Coach.

Bag Check
A clear drawstring bag (included with your bib pick up packet) is the ONLY bag that may be used for bag check on race morning.

A bag check is provided at the start of the Marathon/Relay, Half Marathon and 5K Run. Runners will be provided with a tear off tag on their race bibs to attach to their bag. Zip ties will be available at the Expo to attach your tag. Please affix tag prior to arriving at Bag Check on race day. Once runners have completed the race, bags can be picked up at the Finish Festival.

Race Photography
Official race photography is provided by US Candids US Candids. US Candids prides themselves in having some of the lowest prices for event photography, starting as low as $4. Options to commemorate your event participation include:

  • Photos
  • Laminated prints
  • Plaques
  • Key Chains
  • Coffee Mugs
  • Collages
  • Marathon Magazine Cover mock-ups and more.

Photos are posted within 72 hours after the race and participants will be notified by email when they are available.