Run Lehigh Valley

Allentown Lights 5K (Lights in the Parkway)

Race Date: Nov 25 2015, 7:00 PM



********THE 2015 LIGHTS IN THE PARKWAY IS STILL ON — LOCATION HAS BEEN MOVED TO CEDAR BEACH —–  The city of Allentown has canceled the Lights in the Parkway display for the 2015 holiday season.  Instead – they are putting the light displays across the city, with the bulk of those being at Cedar Beach in Allentown.  — therefore we’ve moved the 5K for 2015 to Cedar Beach to still put on a great Christmas Event!


Location: Cedar Beach Park – Allentown, ,PA

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Snow Date: No refunds or exchanges will be offered, the snow date for the event is Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Registration Fees:

13 and Older – $30 if registered by October 31, $35 After

12 and Under – $20 if registered by October 31, $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 22 – 1 PM to  4 PM – Parkway Lanes in Allentown – 1630 S. 12th Street, Allentown, PA

Tuesday, November 24 – 5 PM to 8 PM – Parkway Lanes in Allentown – 1630 S. 12th Street, Allentown, PA

Wednesday, November 25 – 5 PM to 6:30 PM at Starting Line across from J. Birney Crum Stadium – Click Here for Map


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 6.  (S, M, L, XL and XXL are adult sizes — there is a youth L available)


The Course: The run will start on Parkway Blvd near the Birney J. Crum Stadium.  Runners will head down Parkway Blvd and make a left turn on Ott Street.  From Ott Street, runners will turn right into the park near the Rose Garden and complete a full loop around the park.  Runners will then exit back on Ott Street and enter the Cedar Beach Park.  Here, is where runners can expect to see the lights display the City of Allentown will be setting up to celebrate the holiday!    Runners will make a loop around Lake Muhlenberg and end up for the finish near the basketball courts.


Parking: Parking is available in the Cedar Beach lots, street parking on Parkway Blvd and surrounding neighborhoods.   Click Here to View a map of Parking Locations

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

(Ornaments may be mailed – please ensure address is correct when registering)


All prizes are based on GUN TIME


Series Points: No series Points.  The final Run Lehigh Valley GRAND PRIZE and top 1o prizes will be awards at 6:45 PM before the start of the race.


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.



Click Here For Registration