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Registration open for St. Luke’s D&L RaceFest


Registration has opened for The St. Luke’s D&L RaceFest (RaceFest), a four-race event in the Lehigh Valley set for Sunday, Nov. 12.

Sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network, RaceFest will be a major fundraiser for the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Inc. (DLNHC), with proceeds going toward ongoing development and stewardship of the D&L Trail and its connection through the Lehigh Valley alongside heritage and recreation programming.

The four signature events that comprise RaceFest are the St. Luke’s D&L Marathon – “The Lehigh Valley’s marathon” – the St. Luke’s D&L Marathon Relay, the D&L Heritage Half Marathon Run, presented by St. Luke’s, and the D&L Heritage Half Marathon Walk, presented by St. Luke’s. All events will use major portions of the D&L Trail.

The marathon and the marathon relay will start in downtown Allentown. The fast, USATF-certified, Boston-qualifying course is nicely shaded and easy on the joints. The five relay legs will range from about 4 miles to 7 miles in length.

The D&L Heritage Half Run and the D&L Heritage Half Walk will start in Historic Bethlehem, pick up the D&L Trail about 0.6 miles in, and follow it eastward to downtown Easton.

All registrants will receive a custom athletic cut shirt and all finishers receive a medal, a post-race party at Scott Park in Easton, shuttles back to starting lines, and parking at the starting areas.

Registration for RaceFest utilizes tiered pricing.

Interested individuals can register at and more event information is continually updated at:

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