An expected 30,000 athletes take part in this year’s 26.2-mile Philadelphia Marathon, which winds throughout the city outskirts and into the heart of the city past the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. 

In addition to the main event on Sunday, the weekend also features a 13.1-mile race, an 8k and a kids fun run (all on Saturday) and a health-and-fitness expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Friday and Saturday.

When: November 16-18 

Where: Runs begin near the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps and end near 22nd Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway