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GENERAL INFORMATION

-We will be using DISPOSABLE chips for timing. Chips will be attached to bib numbers. Replacement chips will cost $10.00.

-Race packet pick-up & post-registration will be accepted at Elks Lodge on Wednesday, Nov. 25th after 1:00 PM or on race day from 8:30 AM until 10:10 AM. RACE STARTS PROMPTLY AT 10:30 AM.

-Race numbers may not correspond to the number of entrants.

-The right to reject any entry or issue special invitations is reserved by the Marathon Association.

-Numbers 1 through 50 for men and F-1 through F-50 for women will be reserved for seeded runners. Runners with these numbers will be the only ones allowed on the front row.

-There will be no refunds. Awards will NOT be mailed.

-No wheeled vehicles, inline skates, headphones or animals will be allowed on the race course.

-The race course and finish line will close at 1:30 PM.

-The YMCA, 3rd & Vine Streets will be open for warm-ups and showers until 1:00 PM race day.

-Prior to and during the race, First United Methodist Church will be selling various food and drink items in the fellowship hall downstairs. Tables and chairs will also be available for everyone's use.

-FREE PIZZA will be available following the race.

-Backpacks will NOT be allowed inside the Elks Building.


*NEW* Commemorative Run For The Diamonds Ornament - Click HERE for more information. Click here for details.

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REGISTRATION

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ ALL OF THE GENERAL INFORMATION SECTION BEFORE COMPLETING THE ENTRY BLANK.


Clicking on entry blank link below will open it in a new window. Wherever there is a gray box, information may be typed onto the entry blank. Once completed, the entry form must be printed, signed, dated and mailed to the address found on the form. DUE TO THE MANDATORY SIGNATURE(S), ENTRIES CANNOT BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.

Run For The Diamonds 2015 Entry Form


If you are unable to fill/print out the form above, you may click HERE to view and print the PDF version. A free program is available at: www.adobe.com.

TEAMS: To be eligible for team awards, each member of a team must designate their team name on their entry blank. Due to chip timing, TEAM ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED ON RACE DAY. There will be NO exceptions.

PROGRAM: Every year since the beginning of this great race, the association has put together an annual program. In keeping with that tradition, we have put together a special program for this year. It will include pictures from our history, a vast wealth of statistical information and various articles. This year we are including a program in each pre-entry packet. To ensure your name will be printed in this program, we must receive your entry by November 7, 2015.

PASTA DINNER: The pasta dinner will be on Wednesday evening, November 25th at 7:00 PM at the Elks Lodge. The dinner includes: salad, pasta, bread, coffee, tea, beer, soda and dessert.

WE MUST HAVE ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS DINNER BY NOVEMBER 21, 2015.


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DIRECTIONS

If you are traveling:
-I-80 East take Exit 241B (Berwick) Rt. 11 North about 6 miles to Berwick.
-I-80 West take Exit 256 (Conyngham) Rt. 93 North about 10 miles to Berwick.
-I-81 North take Exit 145 (W. Hazleton) Rt. 93 North about 14 miles to Berwick.
-I-81 South to I-80 West. From I-80 West take Exit 256 (Conyngham) Rt. 93 North about 10 miles to Berwick.

Directions from any location available through Google Maps, MSN Maps or Map Quest.

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LOCAL LODGING
(Note: Please mention "Run For The Diamonds" when making reservations. Those with ** are offering discounts for Diamond participants. Click the names of the hotels for their associated website.)
**Patriot Inn Econo Lodge **Holiday Inn Express
Exit 241A (Rt. 11 S) off I-80 Exit 232 Off I-80 Exit 232 Off I-80
5 mi. S of Berwick 189 Columbia Mall Drive 14 Mitchell Drive
Bloomsburg Bloomsburg Bloomsburg
1-800-873-1180 (570)387-0490 (570)387-6702
(570)387-1776
White Birch Inn Bed & Breakfast (on race course) Super 8 Hampton Inn
1303 Market Street Exit 242 Off I-80 Exit 236A Off I-80
Berwick Mifflinville Lightstreet
570-759-8251 1-800-800-8000 1-800-HAMPTON
Comfort Inn **Hampton Inn Best Value Inn
Exit 145 off I-81 Exit 145 off I-81 Exit 256 off I-80
W. Hazleton W. Hazleton Drums Rt. 93
Kiwanis Rd. & Rt. 93 Rt. 93 (570)788-5887
(570)455-9300 (570)454-3449 1-888-682-3786
1-800-Hampton
**Bloomsburg Comfort Suites **Red Maple Inn **Candlewood Suites
120 Plaza Drive Exit 241 off I-80 Exit 145 off I-81
Bloomsburg (ask for LRUN) 7545 Columbia Blvd. Hazleton, PA
(570)387-9100 Berwick, PA (570)459-1600
(570)752-6220
**Fairfield Inn & Suites **Residence Inn
1/4 mile from Exit 145 off I-81 Exit 143 off I-81
1 Woodbine Street 1 Station Circle
Hazleton, PA Hazleton, PA
570-453-0300 570-459-9555


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BERWICK MAP

Berwick Map

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COURSE MAP

Course Map

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COURSE PROFILE

Course Profile

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CONTACT

If you have any questions/comments regarding the "Run For The Diamonds," please feel free to contact us through any of the methods listed below:

-Phone:
          (570)759-1300

-Email:
          diamondrun@verizon.net

-Postal Mail:
          Berwick Marathon Assoc., Inc.
          P.O. Box 856
          Berwick, PA 18603

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