The 50k Rocky Run Is Happening Tomorrow

Revisit the piece that inspired it.

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Tomorrow a group of crazy people is going to try to recreate the Rocky II run–one of them actually thinks she can wear a gray  sweatsuit for 31 miles–starting at 7 am outside Rocky’s old ‘home’. But first, before you don’t join them, here are two pieces for you to read.

One, the original Dan McQuade piece that first traced the route. Two, this brutal AP story about tomorrow’s race that manages to touch upon nearly every Philadelphia cliche known to man.