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Youngstown Marathon Will Have A New Course:
The Youngstown Marathon Foundation will have a new course that travels further into the city. The June 3 race will feature Federal Street downtown and Youngstown State University.
"... Another person signed up to volunteer for a new 2017 Youngstown event – only to find herself running it. Experts told her to wait a year. She said no."
The Youngstown Marathon Foundation board has named Youngstown CityScape and the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley as beneficiaries of this year’s event.
Money raised at the Youngstown Marathon this year went to the Children's Rehab Center of Warren and the United Way of the Mahoning Valley
The first Youngstown Marathon will take place this Sunday, and more than 1,000 people are signed up to run.
Timothy Martin Jr. from Youngstown weighed 435 pounds when he started preparing for the race in September
For local runners, Sunday's first Youngstown Marathon will be a chance to be a part of history. It might also be a chance to alter the path of running around here in the future.
Jeph Maagdeleyn made the four hour trip from Windsor, Ontario, Canada for the first ever Youngstown Marathon Sunday
Runners from the Mahoning Valley to as far away as Maryland and Alaska took part in Sunday’s first Youngstown Marathon. Race director Courtney Poullas said more than 1,200 participants ran in the marathon, half marathon, 5K and kids run.
Come bright and early Sunday morning, Youngstown at last will be in the running with the big-league municipalities across the state, nation and world.
More than 1,200 runners lined up along Route 224 in Boardman to run in the first ever Youngstown Marathon. Organizers had been preparing for the day’s events all morning long.
Published: 5/27/17 @ 12:05. By Bruce Walton
The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley is not just for getting back on your feet, but moving those feet forward. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 5 p.m. for the past five weeks, the Rescue Mission’s running club comes to Mill Creek Park to practice. The club is made up of clients of the Men’s Discipleship Academy joining with the academy’s manager, Josh Avery, preparing for a 5K portion of the first Youngstown Marathon.
Published: 5/21/17 @ 12:05. By Brian Dzenis
Cleveland has one. Akron has one. Cincinnati has one and finally, Youngstown will have one, too. On June 4, the city will host its first marathon. Race organizer say it’s another step in the revitalization of the city.
Posted: Apr 20, 2017 12:09 PM EDT. By Kate Keller, Healthy Living Reporter
The city of Youngstown will hosts its first marathon this summer. One thousand runners are expected to filter into the city for the race, which is scheduled for Sunday, June 4th.
For Immediate Release: YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, November 29th, 2016
Chemical Bank has been named the presenting sponsor of the Youngstown Marathon set for June 4, 2017, in downtown Youngstown.