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Steamtown Marathon Stands as one of the Fastest Boston Marathon Qualifers

The Steamtown Marathon is held in northeastern Pennsylvania on the Sunday before Columbus Day. The annual event draws over 1,000 athletes every year. The 26.2 mile point to point route starts at Forest City High School in Forest City and runs through 14 communities, finishing at Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton.

The USATF course is certified and is one of the fastest qualifying courses for the Boston Marathon. If you are looking for a Marathon to use to qualify for Boston, This should be at the top of your list. Generally close to 25% of all finishers of the Steamtown Marathon qualify for the Boston Marathon.

You will run through 14 local communities during the peak of fall foliage and will be cared for by more than 2,000 volunteers. There will be 14 aid stations with Gatorade and water, port-a-lavs along the course, and several teams of bicyclists patrolling the course to make sure all are doing okay. The course includes several scenic miles of Rails to Trails along the Lackawanna River. Finishers receive a large medal, a commemorative shirt, and access to the free food tent.

The marathon was founded in 1996 and has donated more than $1.5 million to St. Joseph’s Center.

-:- Race Website
-:- RoadRaceRunner.com Race Profile

– -) 1997-2019 Steamtown Marathon Race Results:
2019 Results at:
 MarathonGuide / Athlinks / Printable / Mobile
2018 Results at: MarathonGuide / Athlinks / Mobile
2017 Results at: MarathonGuide / Athlinks / Mobile
2016 Results at: MarathonGuide / Athlinks / ScrantonRunning
2015 Results at: MarathonGuide / Athlinks / ScrantonRunning
2014 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
2013 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
2012 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
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2007 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
2006 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
2005 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
2004 Results at: MarathonGuide / RunHigh / Athlinks
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2000 Results at: MarathonGuide / Athlinks
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