Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 PM E.S.T. on September 15, 2023. Proposals must be submitted with all required components and documentation to with a cc: to

All questions concerning this RFP must be submitted via email with “PM 2023 RFP – Questions” in the subject line to, with a cc: to, by September 1, 2023, and may not be considered if not received by then. Written responses to the submitted questions will be posted to this page no later than September 8, 2023.

The Philadelphia City Fund and the City of Philadelphia seek proposals from a qualified contractor to provide unarmed, uniformed security services during the setup, execution and breakdown of 2023 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend events. The Fund and the City expect to award a single contract resulting from this RFP. Additional details can be found in the full RFP.

Now in its 30th year, the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend is composed of three days of events (November 17-19, 2023) featuring the Health & Fitness Expo, the Nemours Kid’s Run, the Rothman Institute 8K, the 13.1 Mile Dietz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon, and the 26.2 Mile AACR Philadelphia Marathon. The Philadelphia Marathon Weekend is supported by its fiscal agent, the Philadelphia City Fund.