Philadelphia Marathon

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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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5 Challenges You’ll Face During the Philadelphia Marathon — And How to Prepare for Them

You know running the Philly Marathon isn’t going to be easy, right? To help you prepare for some of the event’s surprises, here’s five Philadelphia […]

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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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Someone Finally Made Swag for the Real Race-Day Heroes: The Spectators

You know what is a totally under-appreciated sport? I’m not talking about badminton (though, agree). Nope, the real under-appreciated sport is race spectating. It’s exhausting, it takes […]

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3 Race-Specific Workouts That’ll Help You Finish the Philadelphia Marathon Faster

With a little over six weeks until the Philadelphia Marathon, it’s important that the majority of your workouts are specific to the demands of the marathon. […]

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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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Kick Off Your Philadelphia Marathon Training With This Group Run and Party

Welcome to Run Month at Be Well Philly! Every week, we’ll bring you the best and the latest on info on running around Philadelphia. Stay tuned for […]

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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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10 Hilarious Spectator Signs From the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon

Happy Monday, y’all! There’s no doubt: Some of us are a bit more tired (and sore) than others today. In case you were too busy […]

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8 Last-Minute Things to Remember Before the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday

After months of training, race week is finally here. At this point, all the work is done and it’s time to reap the rewards of […]

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4 Common Marathon Obstacles Runners Hit (And How to Tackle Them)

Planning for a perfect marathon isn’t an easy process. Odds are, you’ve spent months of planning and hard physical training to get ready for race day, […]

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Philly Marathon Training: How to Tell If You’re Eating Enough Carbs

I’m going to state the obvious here, but running a marathon and half marathon are very different than running a 5K or 10K. I’m not talking about […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: How to Deal with Race Training Setbacks

When you’re training for a race, setbacks are bound to happen. Obstacles like injury, sickness, travel, work or family responsibilities will disrupt your training. While […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: What to Do Now to Nail Race-Day Fueling

Odds are, if someone were to ask you how your marathon training was going, the conversation would most likely revolve around weekly mileage, tempo runs, […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: The One Skill You Absolutely Need to Run a Successful Race

Nearly every long-distance running record, from the 1500-meter record to the marathon record, has been set by running negative splits, which is running the second […]