Home / Events / 2017 Philadelphia… 2017 Philadelphia Marathon & Half Marathon Share Page November 18, 2017 (half marathon) November 19, 2017 (full marathon) This beautiful course and engaging atmosphere is a favorite for both new and experienced runners, which is why it’s consistently listed among the top ten race courses in the country. The race is recognized for its flat terrain, mellow weather and spirited fans—with thousands of spectators that cheer on the runners as they pass through Fairmount Park, the Schuylkill River, the historic district and ending the race at the steps of the majestic Art Museum. Team Girl Up is recruiting runners for both the marathon (fundraising minimum of $1,000) and half-marathon (fundraising minimum of $850). Be part of our team and receive all the benefits of running with Girl Up, including free race entry, weekly newsletters, fundraising and training resources, personal coaching and more. You don’t need to be an experienced endurance runner to be part of Team Girl Up. We are looking for runners with a passion for making a difference in the lives of girls around the world. Register Now Team Girl Up is a community of runners, coaches and Girl Up staff dedicated to supporting the empowerment of girls everywhere. Members of Team Girl Up know that girls are powerful, and they are committed to fundraising for Girl Up so that all girls—no matter where they are born—can reach their full potential. Learn more about Team Girl Up’s benefits and expectations.