Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon
Race Details – Amenities
Medical & Safety
Safety is our main objective. Please exercise caution at all times. A LVHN medical tent will be at the finish providing basic and advanced medical support and LVHN medical volunteers will be positioned throughout the course at water stations and exchanges to provide basic medical support. City, borough and township emergency services will provide support along the course. In the event of an emergency on the course, call 911. In addition, Communications Volunteers will be stationed at each water station and will report all emergencies on the course to EMS. Please review our Race Day Cancellation/Alteration Policy.
Runner Shirts & Swag
All runners will receive a technical fabric, moisture wicking runner’s shirt in their race packet. Shirts are unisex sizing and made in the USA. Runners also receive a great Sack Pack sponsored by Lehigh Valley Health Network and Race Decals to show your runner pride.
Hydration & Food
16 Water stations are located throughout the course. Water stations will be about every 1.5 to 2 miles on the course. View Course Map for locations. Water Stations have Gatorade and Water in cups. Please note: Water Station #10, (mile 16.8 for full marathon and mile 3.8 for half marathon) will NOT have Gatorade. Power/Water Stations are located at every exchange (mile markers 6.2, 12, 16.8 and 22.6), featuring Power Bars and Power Gels (the official energy product of the LVHN Marathon) and refreshments.
Food and water at exchanges and Finish Festival is for runners and volunteers only. Please have bib # or volunteer shirt visible to receive food.
Portable toilets are at the start, finish and exchange points (mile markers 6.2, 12, 16.8 and 22.6).
A bag drop will be provided at the Marathon/Relay Start and Half Marathon Start. Bags will be labeled with Bib # and name. Once runners have completed the race, bags can be picked up at the Finish Festival. Race volunteers manage the drop-off during the race.
The Finish Festival and Finish Line is in Center Square in downtown Easton.
Be sure to check out the stores and restaurants in downtown Easton that are open on Sunday morning. We will have a rolling awards ceremony at the Finish Festival from the band shell. Awards will be available for pick-up on race day at the Finish Festival or at Via of the Lehigh Valley’s main office on designated days following race day (Driving Directions). Times and winners will be posted on the Results page, within 72 hours following the race, serving as official verification for Boston Marathon qualifiers.
The Finish Festival ends at noon however, food and beverages will be available until 1pm.
Official race photography will provided by US Candids. US Candids prides themselves in having some of the lowest prices for event photography, starting as low as $4.00. Options to commemorate your event participation include photos, laminated prints, plagues, key chains, coffee mugs, collages, Marathon Magazine Cover mock-ups and more. Photos will be posted within 72 hours after the race and participants will be notified by email when they are available.
For more information please visit our FAQ’s.