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    10 Weeks to a 10-Miler: Your Broad Street Run Training Plan

    Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

    Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

    So, you got into the Broad Street Run — congrats! Now only 10 weeks of training stand between you and the finish line at the Navy Yard. The average runner will invest over 72 hours pounding the pavement training for the Broad Street Run. While those 72 hours will greatly determine what the finish-line clock will read, there is perhaps one determinant of your success that most people ignore. It doesn’t include running, lifting weights or even getting off the couch, but rather a pen and paper. Ready for it? You need to have a plan. A successful race-training plan is well thought-out, written down and kept visible for you to see daily. And I hate to break it to you, but haphazardly running while increasing your mileage each week is not a plan. Read more »

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