Breaking: Broad Street Run Lottery Details Announced

Start your engines. The dates to enter the controversial lottery that will determine whether or not you can participate in the Broad Street Run have been announced. Reports Be Well Philly:

The lottery will open on Monday, February 4th, at 12:01 a.m. and will remain open for 12 days, closing at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 15th. Runners will be selected “electronically,”  and the 2013 race will be capped at 40,000 runners. According to the lottery’s procedures, all registrants will have to enter a credit card number; your card will not be charged the $40 entry fee unless you are chosen. Only one entry per person will be accepted.

Because things are crazy enough as is, the lottery will be conducted in alphabetical order.

Last names between A and F: register on February 4th and 5th
Last names between G and L: register on February 6th and 7th
Last names between M and R: register on February 8th and 9th
Last names between S and Z: register on February 10th and 11th
All others register on February 12th through 15th

More details at BWP. Ready, set, go! [Be Well Philly]