Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon Race Weekend: September 10 & 11, 2016 | Allentown, PA
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Event Information

FAQs

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Pre-Race

Bullet PointIs my registration fee refundable?
Registration fees and all associated costs are non-refundable.
Bullet PointWhen can I pick up my race packet?

Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 6-7am

Arts Quest Center at SteelStacks
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Directions

Runners receive their race packets, which includes their race numbers, timing chip and participant shirt.  Packets are arranged alphabetically by last name. 

Athlete Event Guide
Important race weekend information is provided in this guide. Please review this information thoroughly. This guide will only be provided digitally.

Bullet PointWhere can I learn everything I need to know for race day?
Athlete Event Guide
Important race weekend information is provided in this guide. Please review this information thoroughly. This guide will only be provided digitally.
Bullet PointCan someone else pick up my race packet?
Yes, someone else may pick up your race packet.
Bullet PointWhere do I pin my race number?
All participants must wear a number visible on their front and race numbers must be visible at all times during the race. Therefore, please make certain your number is pinned to the outer-most layer of clothing at all times.
Bullet PointWhere do I park on race day at the start?
Check our Driving Directions for detailed information on parking.
Bullet PointWill there be a Bag Check?
A bag check is provided at the start of the Marathon/Relay, Half Marathon and 5K Run. At the Expo & Race Packet Pick-Up, we will provide clear plastics bags for your use. All bags checked must be clear. Duffel bags, back packs or other non-clear bags will not be accepted at bag check. Bags are labeled with Bib # and name. Runners will be provided with a tag with their Bib# and name to attach to their bag. Please affix tag prior to arriving at Bag Check. Once runners have completed the race, bags can be picked up.

Race

Bullet PointAre drinks and food available on the course?

There is a Water Stations at the half way point and at the finish line of the course. Water Stations have Gatorade Endurance Formula and water in cups. Food and water is for runners and volunteers only. Please have bib # or volunteer shirt visible to receive food.

Gatorade Endurance Formula is scientifically formulated to meet the needs of endurance athletes. It contains a five-electrolyte blend including nearly twice the sodium (200 mg) and more than three times the potassium (90 mg) compared to original Gatorade Thirst Quencher. Drink Gatorade Endurance Formula to help sustain hydration, maintain proper fluid balance and help replace key electrolytes lost in sweat during long distance training and racing.

Bullet PointAre there bathrooms at the start of the race?
Yes, there are bathrooms available in the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks.
Bullet PointWhen does the course close?
All participants must be able to complete the course within an average of a 14-minute per mile pace. Course maintenance and street closures will cease along the course based on average of a 14-minute per mile pace. At portions of the course that are on public roads, the course will be opened back up for vehicle traffic. If you fall behind this pace, please move to sidewalks or safe areas for pedestrian travel.

Post-Race

Bullet PointIs food available at the finish?
Yes, food is available for participants at the finish. Food and water is for runners only. Please have bib # visible to receive food.
Bullet PointWhere can I get my results after the race?
Race results will be posted on the Results page following the race.

For more information, email our race director:
RaceDirector@ViaMarathon.org