Last week, we told you how to properly warm up before a long run or hard workout. Today, Philly yogi Jake Panasevich (you know him from those awesome Yoga for Dudes classes at Maha Yoga) offers a tutorial for an easy-to-follow yoga routine aimed at stretching out IT Bands, hamstrings, quads and hips — all areas runners need to focus on most.
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GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon | Photo via Facebook
Just a quick reminder to set your alarm for midnight tonight, if you want to get in on the Philadelphia Marathon’s super-early-bird registration deal. The first 500 folks to register will get discounted entry fees for both the marathon and half marathon. Read more »
Calling all night owls: On Wednesday night, two of the coolest free fitness resources in the city, Run215 and the November Project, are teaming up to bring you the first-ever #NIGHTSHIFTPHL fun run.
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Yoga on the Pier | Photo by Matt Stanley
This month was a hard one to pare down to just 10 top events because there’s so much going on to keep us busy. From outdoor yoga to a runners’ potluck to a bike movie night, here’s what to add to your to-do list in April. Read more »
Photograph courtesy GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon
I reported on Wednesday that the Philadelphia Marathon will officially open registration for its 2015 races on April 1st. Now I’ve got some new info to add: the just-released entry fees for this year’s races. Read more »
The Color Run Night Philadelphia 2014 | Photos via Instagram
The Color Run’s nighttime run — aptly titled the Color Run Night — is returning to Philly for a second year, run organizers announced this week. The Philadelphia event is set for October 10, 2015. Read more »
This weekend is for yogis and runners: We’ve got two awesome local races to keep you moving, and yoga classes for guys, Jane Fonda fans, and anyone who loves a little glow-in-the-dark fun. (Who doesn’t?) Check it all out below. Read more »
Christopher McDougall | Photo via Facebook
Here’s your chance to pound the pavement with the guy who literally wrote the book on running: Christopher McDougall, bestselling author of Born to Run, is coming to Philly on Thursday, April 23rd for a fun run followed by a shindig at the Penn Museum to celebrate his new book, Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance.
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Media, Pennsylvania | Photo via Visit Media/Facebook
This May, Media and Manayunk will host the inaugural events of the 5280 Race Series, chip-timed one-mile road races through both downtown centers. Read more »
New Balance Philadelphia | Facebook
If you’ve wandered past the under-construction New Balance Philadelphia store at 1615 Walnut Street, you may have noticed the bright-red booth out front promising a free t-shirt. Well, it’s no scam: The store, set to open April 1st, really is giving away free shirts, dispensed from that bright-red vending machine, but I’m told you have to get there early to score one. Read more »