Race, Rock & Rise


The Johnstown Marathon is back, bigger and better than ever!

Race, Rock & Rise

Full Marathon, Half Marathon & Relay

Saturday, October 7, 2017


411 3rd Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15906


A 40-year tradition, the BOTTLE WORKS is reviving the Johnstown Marathon.

A new route that traverses the city and its surrounding communities will also showcase
scenic local trails.

Watch the route video. Rob Dorchak filmed and edited the video. He is a member of the Laurel Highlands On & Off Road Bicycling Association. 

Get Full Marathon Route Map Here!

Get Half Marathon Route Map Here!

Relay exchanges:
Exchange 1: mile 6.75- CAMTRAN – distance 6.75 miles
Exchange 2: mile 12.75 – Jim Mayer Trail – distance 6 miles
Exchange 3: mile 19.0 – Sunnehanna Country Club – distance 6.25 miles

Leg distances:
1: 6.75 miles; major hill at the beginning with mostly road
2: 6 miles; mostly flat with two trails
3: 6.25 miles; two major hills
4: 7.2 miles; mostly flat with downhill portion and trail

The relay participants will get a bracelet to exchange with team members. At the relay exchanges the Bottle Works will have a volunteer. Participants are responsible for parking and arriving on time at exchange points.


Please join us all day and into the evening Saturday for the Race and festival activities
including live music on two stages, headlined by Jim Donovan and the Sun King
Warriors (Jim Donovan is the former drummer for multi-platinum selling Rusted Root)

Register Now!

Packet Pickup: 4 PM Friday, October 6

Please join us that evening for a spaghetti dinner at the BOTTLE WORKS.
Free for Race, Rock & Rise runners.

Full Marathon: $75
Half Marathon: $55
Relay up to 4 people: $75

Registration includes race t-shirt & tumbler, Friday spaghetti dinner, post-race food & beverage and Saturday music & festivities.

Click to download a flyer to print and share!


Thank you to our BOTTLE WORKS’ Johnstown Marathon Sponsors!