Lights in the Parkway 5K

Allentown, PA

Location: Lehigh Parkway - Allentown, ,PA
Start Time: 7:00 PM

Snow Date: No refunds or exchanges will be offered, the snow date for the event is Tuesday, November 26th.

Registration Fees:

13 and Older - $35 if registered by October 28, $40 After

12 and Under - $20 if registered by October 28, $25 After

*****There is NO race day registration available*****
*****Limited registration will be available in person at the Sunday and Tuesday packet pick-ups *****


Packet Pick-up:

Sunday, November 24 - 6 PM to  9 PM: Parkway Lanes LV (1630 S 12th Street, Allentown)

Tuesday, November 26 - 5 PM to 8 PM: Parkway Lanes LV ((1630 S 12th Street, Allentown)

Wednesday, November 27- 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM at Starting Line at Lehigh Parkway

The Goods: Each runner receives a long sleeved t-shirt, and hot chocolate and cookies after the race. (while supplies last!)  T-Shirts are only guaranteed if registered by November 11.   We have Men's and Women's sizes available. (S, M, L, XL and XXL are adult sizes -- there is a youth L available)

Please note - Women's shirt sizes run small.  In 2016 we "upsized" all of the women's shirts selected to account for this.  We will not be making any adjustments to your shirt selection this year.  Please select accordingly.  Men's shirts are a narrow/athletic cut true to size.  Youth sizes run average.

Register by 10/31 to ensure your name is printed on your bib!

The Course: The run will start at the bottom of the hill near the big white barn in the parkway.  Runners will head towards the Police Academy and pick up the tow path.  Runners will then run on the path to the Robinhood Bridge before doing a quick turnaround across the bridge and heading towards the main entrance of the Parkway.  Runners will then turnaround at the top of the hill near the main entrance and run the a mile through the main Lights in the Parkway display.  Once runners reach the top of the hill near the exit - they will return down the hill using the service road and finish up at the same place the race started.

Parking: Parking will be available on the streets near the Parkway.  All cars must park in one direction to avoid turning around.  The priority for parking: Lehigh Parkway South (near the Mack Truck location), Grammes Road, Vultee Street.  We ask the runners please keep moving and do not park until they are directed to do so.  Parking is at a premium so the more cooperation the better.

The top male and female finishers will win custom race ornaments, including name and finish time
The top 50 men 50 women and top 50 kids 12 and under will receive an Allentown Lights 5K  "top 5o finisher" Ornament and will be handed out as runners cross the finish line.

All prizes are based on GUN TIME -- therefore if you feel that you have a chance of placing, please start near the beginning of the pack.


The event is rain or shine.  Run Lehigh Valley reserves the right to cancel and/or alter the race in the event that natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstance prevents us from holding the race safely as planned. We will make every attempt to hold the event.  Any cancellations or changes, will be noted on the home page, race-specific page and on facebook.


When & Where

Nov 27, 2019


7:00 PM

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