To enter - go to Registration
Registration is now OPEN.
Entry Fee - $35 until November 5.
Runners must register by November 5 to have your name printed in the race program.
Entry Fee - $45 from November 6 until registration closes Sunday, November 19.
In Person Entry Fee - $50 on Wednesday Nov 22 and race day.
Pasta Dinner ($12) on Wednesday, November 22, 7PM at the Elks.
Congratulations to all finishers!
Alfredo Jose Santana, Philadelphia, ran the seventh fastest time All-Time to pull away from Casey Ellis, Towanda, in the last mile. Ellis ran the ninth fastest time All-Time in taking second.
Five time winner, Matt Gillette, Allentown, was denied his sixth victory while placing fourth.
Two time winner, C Fred Joslyn finished under 50 minutes for the record 15th time.
Chris Aurand, Berwick, finished for the 50th consecutive time becoming the
First to Fifty!
Marina Martino won for the third time. Her time set a new women's 30-39 age group record;
breaking the record set by Heidi Peoples in 2010.
Lacey Danilovitz, Moosic, broke Course Record holder Paige Stoner's 19 and Under age group record
while finishing fifth overall.
The 2022 Diamonds Race celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the first females to run the race.
Laurie Ruggieri and Claudette Lehman Gerber were able to finish in 1972.
In 2022, Claudette returned to take part in the Pasta Dinner and held the finish line tape.
Debbie Focht Takach, the sole female in 1973, returned to take part in the Pasta Dinner and also finish the 2022 race.
Congratulations and thank you to both!
Runners family/friends can listen to the race on Hanna Radio FM channels
92.3, 97.5 and 106.1
The Berwick YMCA, Third St, (one block from the Elks) will be open 8:15AM-9:45AM for runners.
Please do not leave any belongings in the YMCA, it will be closed after the race!
Course and Age Group Records
Overall Peter Pfitzinger 43:20 1980 Paige Stoner 49:05 2021
19 & under Jim Howell 45:48 1969 & Lacey Danilovitz 54:33 2022 Bill Reifsnyder 45:48 1979
20-29 Peter Pfitzinger 43:20 1980 Paige Stoner 49:05 2021
30-39 Greg Fredericks 43:41 1980 Marina Martino 52:50 2022
40-49 Ken Inglis 45:46 1982 Deborah Grossman 53:38 1996 50-50 Johnny Kelley 50:21 1958 Lori Kingsley 59:18 2017
60-69 Hubert Morgan 55:06 1984 Dianna Golden 66:40 2013 70-79 Ed Whitlock 57:25 2003 Debbie Alunni 89:53 2021 80&over Ed Whitlock 71:46 2013 Joanne Hause 117:36 2012
RACE DATE - November 23, 2023
More race details in September 1
Starting time - 10AM
The Finish Line will close at 1PM.
Runners finishing after 1PM may not be timed or scored.
Refunds only if the race in cancelled.
The right to reject any entry or issue special invitations is reserved by the Marathon Association.
Race numbers may not correspond to the number of entrants.
Numbers 1 through 30 for men and F-1 through F-30 for women will be reserved for seeded runners.
Runners with these numbers will be the only runners allowed on the front row.
Slower and inexperienced runners, please line up towards the back of the starting line.
Please line up according to your ability.
Backpacks will NOT be allowed inside the Elks Building Third St, Berwick
For safety reasons ,headphones, animals, strollers, in-line skates, skateboards, and other wheeled vehicles of any kind are not permitted.