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13 Amazing Signs From the Philadelphia Marathon

Once again, the Philadelphia Marathon cheering squads have outdone themselves. Not only did they stick it out in the cold to cheer on their family, […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Guide: Everything You Need to Know for Running and Cheering

It’s the final countdown, folks: The AACR Philadelphia Marathon is a mere four days away — and the Half Marathon is just three! Thousands upon thousands […]

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A Week in the Life of a Working Mom Who’s Training for Her First Marathon Since Having a Baby

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Rest Day During Philadelphia Marathon Training

Marathon training is exhausting — both physically and mentally. Month after month, you’re focused on one thing only: running. Weekend long runs start to become […]

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Everything a Vegan Marathon Runner Eats to Stay Fueled During a Week of Training

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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Here’s How Much an Ultramarathon Runner Spends on Food and Fitness in a Week

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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Not Ready for the Philadelphia Marathon? Try This Eight-Week Marathon Training Plan.

This Sunday will mark eight weeks until the Philadelphia Marathon and odds are, if you’re reading this, you’ve fallen behind in your training. If that’s […]

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You Can Now Register for the Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon

I know, I know — it feels like the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon just happened. And yet here we are, a few months later, already thinking about next […]

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The Checkup: The Most Convincing Reason to Ditch Booze for a Month

• It’s Friday. On Fridays, I tend to tell myself that “I will go out for one drink with friends after work,” only to end […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Announces New 39.3-Mile “Rocky Challenge”

For everyone out there who doesn’t think running a marathon is hard enough, the Philadelphia Marathon — which has been shaking things up quite a bit […]

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Run Your Fastest Marathon Ever in the 26 x 1 Mile Marathon Relay

Here’s your chance to clock your fastest marathon time yet: The fourth annual 26 x 1 Mile Marathon Relay, hosted by West Philly Runners, is […]

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WATCH: Be Mesmerized by This Slow-Mo Video of a Marathon Finish Line

Hat tip to Competitor.com for sharing this completely wild, kinda trippy, totally captivating slow-motion video of runners at the Twin Cities Marathon crossing the finish line. […]

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7 Under-the-Radar Fall Marathons and Half Marathons to Mark on Your Calendar

Now that you’ve got your plans down for your fall 5Ks, I thought we should take a minute to discuss your marathon and half marathon […]

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Update: Where to Find Donation Boxes for Your Race Medals

Just a quick update to our post a few weeks back about the newly rekindled Medals4Mettle program in Philly, which invites runners to donate finishers’ medals […]

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Running for Charity? Philly Running Group Wants to Make Fundraising Easier

A quick heads up to any local runners out there who are fund-running (Get it? Fundraising/running?) for charity in an upcoming race: Run215 Facebook group founder […]