Meet Chico, This Week’s Adoptable Running Dog

Photo courtesy PAWS

Photo courtesy PAWS

Name: Chico

Age: 1 to 2 years old

Breed: Pit bull terrier mix

Size: 46 pounds

Background: Chico was found as a stray.

Where you can find him: PAWS Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic in Grays Ferry.

Running style: Tune in, Chico! This dapper pup is all ears for your springtime racing and training goals. He’s got some goals of his own, and the Monster Milers volunteers are working hard to help him get there. At the shelter, Chico is learning how to play nicely and be sociable with other dogs and people, and his new running habit goes hand in hand with his practice of calm, quiet manners for use in his forever home. (Plus, he looks great in a bowtie, don’t you think?)

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Register Now: Valentine’s Day Runs in Philly

Cupid's Undie Run | Phoot by Eddy Rhenals-Narvaez

Cupid’s Undie Run | Phoot by Eddy Rhenals-Narvaez

Believe it or not, we’re less than a month out from Valentine’s Day. I can already tell this year is going to fly by. If you have your heart set (See what I did there?) on participating in a Valentine’s Day race or run in the Philadelphia area, you should get your registration on STAT. Here are four lovey-dovey runs to check out this year.

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The Weird But Effective Way to Keep Your Hands Warm During Winter Bike Rides

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I consider myself a pretty dedicated, all-seasons bike commuter, but I have to admit that the bitter wind and cold of late have been enough force even me to opt out of my daily bike rides in favor of taking the subway (or begging a ride from my very gracious husband). So this post is less for me, and more for those of you who are actually insanely hard-core bike commuters. (Kudos, by the way.)
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