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Run to Work PHL Returns This Month. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before You Run Your Commute.

Have you ever been in a bad patch of traffic, staring out at the sea of red taillights ahead of you and thought, My gosh, I […]

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Nine Months After Run215’s Huge Facebook Group Went “Permanently Dark” It’s…Back

It’s the classic “this is why we can’t have nice things” story. A founder starts something small, new, and cool. For a while, it stays […]

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This Local Running Group is Challenging You to Run Every Single Day This Month

The last few weeks have sprinkled in a few nice days among ALL. THE. RAIN. and on those days, you see what seems like all of Philadelphia […]

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Run215 Founder Announces Massive Facebook Group for Philly Runners Will “Go Permanently Dark”

Yesterday, Jon Lyons, founder of the popular Facebook group Run215 (which is now much more than a Facebook group, with a website, free fitness events […]

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5 Philly Fitness Events to Have on Your Radar This Weekend

This weekend is particularly filled with fitness fun, so mark your calendars, make the proper arrangements and take it easy at happy hour this Friday […]

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The Philly Running Challenge We Hope Turns Into an Everyday Thing

One year when I was working as a waitress on Valentine’s Day, one of my tables noticed my stank face — I am not perpetually grumpy, […]

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Run215 Challenges Everyone to Run 1 Mile Every Single Day in February 

We’ve been blessed (or cursed, because, uh, climate change) with a pretty mild winter, which is sure to make this year’s #RunStreakPHL, Run215’s annual challenge […]

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Surprise! The Next #NightshiftPHL Pop-Up Night Run Is Tomorrow

If you were planning on getting a solid eight hour of sleep tomorrow night, you’re going to want to think again: Our friends Jon Lyons […]

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There’s a Free Midnight Zombie Race on the SRT Next Week

Yesterday, we gave you guys the rundown of the full lineup of events for the Ghost Race, Lululemon’s free virtual 8K on the Schuylkill River […]

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Mark Your Calendars: #RuntoWorkPHL Is On Again!

We know you guys have been waiting to get the scoop on this year’s #RuntoWorkPHL, otherwise known as Run to Work Day Philly, otherwise known […]

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Run215 Challenges You to Conquer Worst Fears (Example: Run With Your Ex) With Runner’s Bingo

Question: Would you ever, in a million years, willingly run two miles with your ex boyfriend or girlfriend? I’m going to have to go with […]

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Surprise! The Next #NIGHTSHIFTPHL Pop-Up Run Is Tomorrow 

Cancel your Friday-night plans, runners: The next #NIGHTSHIFTPHL, the free pop-up runs for night owls, is going down tomorrow night. This time around, Jon Lyons […]

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Where to Get Your Hands on the Most Coveted Running Shirts in Philly

Up until recently, Jon Lyons of Run215 was packaging and shipping the oh-so-coveted Run215 shirts, which have inspired many a knockoff, that he was selling […]

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How Philadelphia Fitness Studios Are Changing Our City — And What It Means for Philly Gyms

When I trained for my first Broad Street Run in 2010, I easily logged more than 150 miles on a treadmill in a musty basement […]

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Pop-Up Prince Run (With Music the Whole Way!) Happening Tonight

A few minutes ago, news came in that Prince passed away this morning. And in true Jon Lyons fashion (always on the ball, this guy), […]