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This New Running Challenge Will Help You Explore Philly’s Hidden Gems

Because the coronavirus pandemic cancelled — or at least significantly delayed — a number of in-person races, you may be finding it tough to stay […]

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A Northeast Philly Runner Just Ran the Entire 76-Mile City Perimeter

We know how hard it can be for athletes dealing with cancelled races — but some of Philly’s running crew are dealing with it a […]

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7 Ways to Stay Motivated Despite a Postponed Race

This time of year normally means two things for runners: the tail-end of training and the beginning of race season. But as coronavirus would have […]

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The Gritty 5K Was Yesterday, and the Costumes Were as Epic as You’d Expect

When the Gritty-themed run was announced as official a few months back, we were decidedly amped. This was a 5K we’d been looking forward to […]

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This Philly College Student Is Running 100 Consecutive 5Ks for Alzheimer’s Disease

When you hear the word “5K,” you probably think of a massive group of runners wearing numbered bibs, putting one laced sneaker in front of […]

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PSA: It’s OK if You’re Not Running a Marathon This Fall

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising and weight […]

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Run This Artsy 5K to Raise Money for Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Isaiah Zagar’s mosaicked walls are as much an integral part of South Street as the smoke shops. But over the decades that they’ve glittered from […]

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The Gritty 5K Is Coming

Judgment day is coming, Philadelphians. Not the one where we meet our maker but rather, the one where our internal monster kids come out to […]

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Running Down Philly’s Historical Streets Helped Me Fall in Love With the City

I am not a runner. Runs are reserved for the rare days when I don’t make it to the gym, for moments when I feel […]

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I Went Running With an Adoptable Dog — and I Can’t Tell Who Got More Out of It

I’ll be the first to admit that I take a pretty selfish approach to running. I want to set my own pace. I have a […]

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Philadelphia Runner Is Hosting a Huge Sidewalk Sale This Weekend

We sure do love fitness gear, but you know what’s even better? Cheap fitness gear. And this weekend, you’ve got the chance to cash in […]

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The Best Bluetooth Running Headphones, According to Avid Philly Runners

Running headphones are some of the most difficult to shop for. They need to stay in your ears despite all the jostling. They need to […]

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Are Chinese Tariffs Going to Raise Prices for Your Favorite 5K?

In the past year, headlines have been filled with stories about the trade war with China as Trump and Beijing have traded jabs, driving up […]

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9 Philly-Area Fun Runs That’ll Motivate You to Break a Sweat This Summer

When it’s humid and 80-some degrees during the middle of the summer, motivation to lace up your running shoes and hit the sidewalk is hard […]

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This Philly Summit Will Let You Run, Drink Beer, and Learn About Why You Should Run and Then Drink Beer

Since the dawn of modern running, we’d bet there were folks who gathered at the bar or the pub for a cold one after a sweaty […]