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The Checkup: Why It’s Easy to Gain Weight When Training for a Marathon

• It’s a cruel, cruel fact that a lot of people end up gaining weight, rather than losing it, while training for a marathon. Even […]

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Reminder: First 500 Philly Marathon Registrants Tonight Will Score Discounts

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 […]

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Philadelphia Marathon 2015 Registration Fees Released

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 […]

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Philadelphia Marathon 2015 Registration Date Announced

Yup, it’s time to start thinking about the Philadelphia Marathon again: It’s barely spring, and registration is set to open for the November race next […]

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Why This Philly Marathoner Only Ran the Half Marathon—And Is Proud of It

Mile 12—that’s when I felt it. The familiar pinch in my right hip that is eventually followed by the stinging pain of joint inflammation from […]

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Here’s How Many Clothes Were Collected for Charity at the Philadelphia Marathon

Ever wonder what happens to all those shirts and gloves discarded at a big race? Here in Philly, a local organization called Clothes-pin, which we […]

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10 Laugh-Out-Loud Funny Spectator Signs from the Philadelphia Marathon

If you crossed running the Philadelphia Marathon off your bucket list yesterday, congrats! Chances are, one of these hilarious signs helped you push through the […]

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Cecily Tynan’s Official Philadelphia Marathon 2014 Weather Forecast

When you’ve got a weather question—especially when said question relates to running—there’s really only one person in Philly to turn to: 6ABC’s Cecily Tynan. So […]

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What Not to Miss at the 2014 Philadelphia Marathon Expo

Heading to the Expo this weekend to pick up your race gear? If you can, time your visit with one (or more!) of the events […]

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The Master Guide to the Philadelphia Marathon

If you’ve been following the blog this week, you’ve noticed that we devoted a lot of time to the Philadelphia Marathon. Why? Because this race […]

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Your Weekend Workout Playlist: Philadelphia Marathon Edition

This week’s workout playlist, like much of our content this week, is all about the Philadelphia Marathon. As we all know, race playlists are seriously […]

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Free Fitness Classes for Philadelphia Marathoners

I know at least half of you who are running the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday will read this post and shake your head. I mean, […]

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5 Fit Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Free Beginner’s Yoga, Marathon Madness, Rowing on the Schuylkill and More

1. Free Yoga for Beginners When: Saturday, November 22nd from 2:15 to 4:30 p.m. Where: Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue, West Philly. Teacher trainees will […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Crushing the Philadelphia Marathon

Shooting for a PR on Sunday? “You can do it,” says local running coach ­Marcy Gialdo, a two-time Philly Marathoner. “You just have to know […]

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Philadelphia Marathon 2014 Spectator’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know

The Philadelphia Marathon, held on November 23rd this year, will fetch nearly 30,000 runners, 60,000 spectators and thousands of volunteers. So, yes, it will be a […]