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14 Fun (and Spooky!) Fall Races to Run Around Philadelphia

There are a myriad of reasons why people love fall: the pumpkin treats, apple picking and, of course, the cozy clothes. But an often-overlooked aspect […]

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This (Free!) Unite Philly Run Through Town Ends With a Killer Block Party

Remember going on scavenger hunts as kids? Well, you can relive the glory days this September — only instead of hunting for prizes or landmarks, you’ll […]

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You Can Join a Citywide Beer Run to Yards Brewery

Is there anything better than the running community here in Philly? We think not. There’s a lot of love and a lot of fun events […]

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A Bunch of Philadelphians Are Running a Mile in Their Underwear on Saturday

The Cupid’s Undie Run may be in its sixth year here in Philadelphia, but that doesn’t make the premise any less shocking: a bunch of […]

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A Ton of Philadelphians Are Dressing Up Like Rocky Balboa and Running 30+ Miles This Weekend

There are two types of people in this world (I know, I know, but hear me out on this one): those who think marathoners are absolutely bonkers and […]

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Get Spooked: 10 Philly-Area Halloween Runs to Have on Your Radar

It’s that time, friends: Halloween time! This year, instead of vegging out on the couch with mounds of Halloween candy and Hocus Pocus, strap on […]

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Hey, Runners: This Philly Pizza Mile Run Is What You’ve Been Training For

May I have your attention, please: A very important running event is on the books for next month in West Philly. Remember last year, we […]

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This Year’s Philly Pride Parade Will Kick Off With a Fun Run (And Registration Just Opened!) 

The Philly Pride celebrations just got a litttttle bit more festive: This year’s Pride Parade, going down June 18th, will kick off with a 1.5-mile […]

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Lovers of VERY Long Runs, Rejoice! Rocky 50K 2017 Run Date Announced

If you’ve pounded the pavement in the Rocky 50K Fat Ass Run in the past — for the uninitiated, that’s a 31-mile fun run that takes […]

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Stop Everything: There’s a Pizza Mile Run in West Philly Tomorrow

Cancel your plans for tomorrow evening: Your new plans involve eating pizza and running (and possibly puking), all for a good cause. Why’s that, you […]

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This Halloween Race/Pub Crawl Will Be Making Its Philly Debut This Year

Attention! If you haven’t started thinking about what you’re going to be for Halloween this year (it’s only August, so, I can’t really blame you), you may […]

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YES: Rocky 50K Organizer Comes Up With Brilliant Idea for DNC Donkey Fun Run

So we’ve already told you about one fit way to get in on the DNC action this month (that would be RideDNC), but if biking isn’t your […]

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This Group Run Will Take You to All the Iconic Philly Running Spots

The Philly Distance Runners, a new running group that meets at Franklin Square every other Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m., is putting on the Philly […]

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Night Nation Run: Crazy Nighttime 5K/Music Festival Happening in May

Have you ever thought something was missing on your runs? You know, like lights, lasers, glow gear, DJs and electronic dance music? If so, your […]

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Cupid’s Undie Run: Run 1 Mile in Your Underwear for Charity

If you’ve always longed to run around outside in your underwear without fear of being arrested for acting like a lunatic (this a judgment-free zone, […]