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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.


2 award-winning 2017 efforts

"... 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."


Youngstown Marathon Names 2018 Race Beneficiaries

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.


Youngstown Marathon Foundation donates proceeds to 2 local groups

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


Energy and excitement high for first Youngstown Marathon

The first Youngstown Marathon will take place this Sunday, and more than 1,000 people are signed up to run.


Man lost 140 lbs. before running in Youngstown Marathon

Timothy Martin Jr. from Youngstown weighed 435 pounds when he started preparing for the race in September



Local runners excited for first Youngstown Marathon

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.


Canadian man set for Youngstown Marathon; Austintown man just keeps running

Jeph Maagdeleyn made the four hour trip from Windsor, Ontario, Canada for the first ever Youngstown Marathon Sunday


North Canton runner wins inaugural Youngstown Marathon; 1,200 participate

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.


Y’town goes the distance with inaugural marathon

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.


First ever marathon a success for the city of Youngstown

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.


Rescue Mission running club trains for inaugural Youngstown Marathon 5K

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.


First Youngstown Marathon set for June 4

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.


​A thousand runners expected for Youngstown's inaugural marathon

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.


Chemical Bank Named Presenting Sponsor Of Youngstown Marathon

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.



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