Run Around Scranton

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The City of Scranton and Geisinger-Community Medical Center are teaming up to kick off Run Around Scranton.  The event involves free races and kicks of this Thursday, January 17. 

The run is every third Thursday of the month at various places throughout the Electric City (see list below).  The focus of Run Around Scranton is to get people active and introduce them to new businesses. 

Volunteers are always needed to help with traffic control.  To get involved call 570-348-4186.  

Run Around Scranton location info below. Registration is at 5 p.m.  Races start at 6 p.m. 


January 17 – Bar Hill, Prescott & Ash – 2 mile
February 21 – Zaleski’s Clubhouse Café, Beech St. & Stafford Ave. —  2 mile
March 21 – Minooka Pub & Eatery, 2934 Birney Ave.  – 1 mile
April 18  – Scranton Running Company, Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, Olive St. — 5K
May 16 – McMullen’s Eatery, East Market St. – 5K
June 20 – Stirna’s Restaurant, West Market St. – 5K
July 18 – POSH at the Scranton Club, North Washington Ave. & Mulberry St. – 5K
August 15 – Tripp Park Community Center, 2000 Dorothy St.  – 5K
September 19 – Scranton Running Company, Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, Olive St. – 8K
October 17 –Villa Maria I — Bryn Mawr St. between E. Park & W. Park – 5K
November 21– Carl Von Luger, North Washington Ave. & Linden St. – 5K
December 20 – Geisinger-CMC, Nay Aug Park – 2K

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