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10 Hilarious Spectator Signs From the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon

Happy Monday, y’all! There’s no doubt: Some of us are a bit more tired (and sore) than others today. In case you were too busy […]

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8 Last-Minute Things to Remember Before the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday

After months of training, race week is finally here. At this point, all the work is done and it’s time to reap the rewards of […]

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The Complete Philadelphia Marathon Guide for Runners and Spectators

It’s the final countdown, folks: The Philadelphia Marathon is a mere five days away — and the Half Marathon is just four! Thousands upon thousands of […]

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4 Common Marathon Obstacles Runners Hit (And How to Tackle Them)

Planning for a perfect marathon isn’t an easy process. Odds are, you’ve spent months of planning and hard physical training to get ready for race day, […]

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Marathon Training: 3 Things NOT to Do During Taper Time

Congrats! You made it to the taper, the winding-down period that typically comes three weeks out from race day. After months of hard training, odds […]

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Marathon Training: The 3-Step Strategy to Mentally Prepare for Crushing 26.2 Miles

Hopefully, you’ve been training your body for tackling the Philadelphia marathon for a few months now. Now, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re […]

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Philly Marathon Training: How to Tell If You’re Eating Enough Carbs

I’m going to state the obvious here, but running a marathon and half marathon are very different than running a 5K or 10K. I’m not talking about […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: How to Deal with Race Training Setbacks

When you’re training for a race, setbacks are bound to happen. Obstacles like injury, sickness, travel, work or family responsibilities will disrupt your training. While […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: What to Do Now to Nail Race-Day Fueling

Odds are, if someone were to ask you how your marathon training was going, the conversation would most likely revolve around weekly mileage, tempo runs, […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: The One Skill You Absolutely Need to Run a Successful Race

Nearly every long-distance running record, from the 1500-meter record to the marathon record, has been set by running negative splits, which is running the second […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: 3 Important Things Your Marathon Training Plan Won’t Tell You

Newsflash! The Philadelphia Marathon is a measly 10 weeks away, people! And for those of you who are following a training plan, the words and […]

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Marathon Training: 2 Tweaks to Make to Your Long Runs for a Better Race Day

The long run is a staple in all marathon and half-marathon training. It’s the one run that prepares you physically and mentally to tackle the […]

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Why This Is the Absolute Best Day to Do Your Long Run, According to a Running Pro

The weekly long run, the most important single run of the week and probably the one run you think about most: What route will I […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: Why You Need Rest Weeks, Not Just Rest Days

Marathon training is exhausting. There’s really no way around it. Week after week you head out the door on tired, achy legs preparing your body […]

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3 Things You Need to Know If You’re Training for the Philadelphia Marathon

So you’re really doing this — you’re running your first marathon. You’re signed up, committed and, hopefully at this point, deep into your training plan. Completing […]