This Is When and Where Kevin Hart’s Free Pop-Up Philly 5K Is Happening!

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As many of you probably know, comedian Kevin Hart is currently on tour, and he’s been holding pop-up 5Ks in many of the cities he stops in. So if you’ve been compulsively checking Twitter to get some — any! — information about when and where he will be holding his pop-up 5K in Philly, his hometown, you can stop pressing refresh: Last night, Hart tweeted out a link to reserve your spot for his Philly 5K, happening this Saturday, August 29th. Eeeeeee! Read more »

5 Best Running Routes in the Wissahickon (With Maps!)

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Here at Be Well Philly, we love running in the Wissahickon but, we have to admit, running on Forbidden Drive can get a little old after awhile. To make sure we never get bored of our trail-running routes again, we got five Philly running pros to spill the details (maps included!) on their absolute favorite trail runs in the Wissahickon.

So, next time you’re looking for a change of scenery, give one of these runners’ go-to trail-running routes a try! Note: To see a map of each route, just click on the name of it. Read more »

Philly Runners Are Taking Over Runner’s World’s Instagram Tomorrow 

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Photo via Instagram | @novemberprojectphl

If you aren’t already following Runner’s World on Instagram, you’re going to want to do that, stat: Tomorrow, some of our favorite folks from the Philly running community — Jon Lyons of Run215, Rebecca Barber of the Rocky 50K, Suzanne Allaire of the November Project, and Philadelphia Runner’s Liz Pagonis and Ryan Callahan — will be taking over the magazine’s Instagram for the entire day.

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Your Weekend Workout Playlist: Songs Guaranteed to Bring You Back to Life When Feel Like Collapsing

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I used to have a workout playlist that I used for a full year straight. A full year. Because it was perfection: It was the perfect length for a treadmill run and the last song, Christina Aguilera’s “Fighter,” always came on at the exact moment I was ready to fall on my face, bringing me back to life and pushing me through the rest of the workout.

So, this week, I’ve put together an entire playlist of “last songs” — songs that will bring you back to life and push you through your workout when you feel like you’re going to collapse. Happy sweating, people!

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