The free things in life are the best things in life, am I right? If you’ve been jonesing to try an obstacle course race but haven’t yet pulled the trigger, keep reading: We’re giving away an entry to next weekend’s Spartan Race at Citizens Bank Park.
I hope you washed your hands today if you got coffee from the office break room. A new study found that office kitchens and break rooms, where germ-ridden hands touch things like coffee pots and microwaves, are the germiest places in an office.
Welcome to our new weekly feature, the #BWPSelfie of the Week! Read about why we’re celebrating selfies—and the sweaty Philadelphians who take them—below.
Name: Alexa Rae Liccio
Day job: Digital media designer at Comcast Spotlight
When I Snapped the Pictures: The after picture is from August 4th, 2014 and the before pictures are from 12/24/2010
Total weight loss: 151 pounds
You didn’t think we were going to leave you high, dry and music-less for the Philly 10K this weekend, did you? Even if you don’t run with music (who are you?!), you can totally use the playlist below to get yourself amped beforehand.
You’ll find a nice solid mix of classic, upbeat running-playlist songs, with some oh-so-Philly songs thrown in for good measure because—duh—this is the Philly 10K, after all, a race meant to celebrate all that is good and awesome about our city.
When the Monster Milers sent us this week’s adoptable running dog, we couldn’t help but chuckle at her name. I mean, Elfish Presley? Come on—that is just too darn clever. But it really fits: This dog has the most adorably pointy elfish ears you can imagine. See more pics of this awesome four-legged running buddy, and find out how you can take her home below.
All good things must come to an end—including, of course, the free yoga series Urban Yoga Philly, which has been keeping us busy on Saturday mornings since June. Just a quick reminder that September 6th will be the last Urban Yoga Philly class of the season.