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This “Psych on a Bike” Wants to Help You Finish the Philadelphia Marathon

After all this training, still scared you’re going to fall apart at the marathon on Sunday? Don’t worry. You can just chat with the actual […]

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If You’re Going to Propose at a Marathon, THIS Is How You Do It

A marriage proposal is an exciting, emotional time between two people — it’s also something that a lot of people seem to have opinions about. […]

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13 Amazing Signs From the Philadelphia Marathon

Once again, the Philadelphia Marathon cheering squads have outdone themselves. Not only did they stick it out in the cold to cheer on their family, […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Guide: Everything You Need to Know for Running and Cheering

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

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5 Challenges You’ll Face During the Philadelphia Marathon — And How to Prepare for Them

You know running the Philly Marathon isn’t going to be easy, right? To help you prepare for some of the event’s surprises, here’s five Philadelphia […]

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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Rest Day During Philadelphia Marathon Training

Marathon training is exhausting — both physically and mentally. Month after month, you’re focused on one thing only: running. Weekend long runs start to become […]

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3 Race-Specific Workouts That’ll Help You Finish the Philadelphia Marathon Faster

With a little over six weeks until the Philadelphia Marathon, it’s important that the majority of your workouts are specific to the demands of the marathon. […]

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Not Ready for the Philadelphia Marathon? Try This Eight-Week Marathon Training Plan.

This Sunday will mark eight weeks until the Philadelphia Marathon and odds are, if you’re reading this, you’ve fallen behind in your training. If that’s […]

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You Can Now Register for the Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon

I know, I know — it feels like the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon just happened. And yet here we are, a few months later, already thinking about next […]

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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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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 […]