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I Went on a Mindful Hike in the Wissahickon, and It Was Glorious

When I walk up to the women gathered in a circle at the intersection of West Bells Mill Road and Forbidden Drive, I can’t tell […]

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Explore 50 Miles of Wooded Trails During the Wissahickon All Trails Challenge

If you took a brief sabbatical from exploring one of Philly’s best green spaces, Wissahickon Valley Park, this summer due to the extreme heat and unpleasant […]

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Over 50 Free Events Are Planned for Love Your Park Week

When nice weather hits, Philly’s parks quickly fill with locals lounging on blankets, working out, or playing games. Having these safe, clean, and green spaces make […]

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The Wissahickon’s Forbidden Drive Voted the Pennsylvania Trail of the Year

Philadelphia has some truly spectacular running trails. The options and variety are endless, and many offer some pretty sweet views of nature. But since we know […]

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These Philly Entrepreneurs Want to Take You Running Through America’s National Parks

How many of you dream about hiking the likes of Death Valley, wish you could be running the trails of Glacier National Park or exploring […]

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City Life

Here’s a Map of When Pennsylvania’s Leaves Will Reach Peak Color

It’s leaf-peeping time again. The Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry has released its first fall foliage map, revealing when leaves in the Keystone State will reach peak color. 

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5 Fit Friend Date Ideas in Philly That Totally Beat Going to Brunch (AGAIN)

Brunch is arguably the most effortless friend date out there — Saturday and Sunday mornings tend to be pretty free for most people, you don’t […]

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Discover Hidden Gems of Philly Parks With These Guided Hikes

The eighth annual Love Your Park Week is bringing us a whole slew of outdoorsy events this month and guided hikes are at the top of our […]

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Love Beer and the SRT? You Need to Know About These Spring Events

How great is it that Earth Day is on a weekend this year? Events celebrating the great outdoors and this lovely planet as a whole keep […]

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Bookmark This: The Philly Fitness Lover’s Ultimate Spring Bucket List

Despite our recent complete immersion in snow and ice with Stella, or maybe because of it, we are now excited about the start of spring […]

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The Checkup: Remember This Simple Rule to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

• Face it: You’ve probably never followed through on a New Year’s resolution. Don’t worry, I am not here to judge. The only resolution I’ve […]

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10 Coolest Philly Fitness and Foodie Events This Month: January 2017

Happy allllmost new year, friends! Here to help you kickstart your health and wellness game as you head into 2017, we’ve got our top picks […]

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Bookmark These: Running and Hiking Routes to See Fairmount Park’s Historic Mansions on Foot

This past weekend, the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted their third annual Jingle Jog, which takes runners on either a five-mile or 8.2-mile route through Fairmount […]

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New Philly-Based Fitness App Makes Incentivizing Workouts Its Mission

A workout without added incentive — you know, aside from the endorphin rush — is a workout many people probably (definitely) won’t end up doing. So […]

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8 Places for Hiking in Philadelphia with Kids

The playground is fun and all, but going for long walks — in nature — is something that benefits everyone in the family. Babies can nap, kids […]