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Your Broad Street Run Training Plan for Running a 10-Miler in 10 Weeks

Cory Smith, a Philadelphia-based running coach, shares his expert advice for Blue Cross Broad Street Run as an American Cancer Society DetermiNation running coach; founder of Run Your […]

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This Philly Musician Is Running Marathons to Grieve His Wife’s Death

Who I am: Eddie Gieda (@ebgiii), 41 Where I live: Center City What I do: I am a musician and band member of An Albatross. […]

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Get Ready: The Broad Street Run Lottery Opens This Saturday

We know most of you probably don’t even want to think about running right now, but it is indeed that time of year again — […]

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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 three days away — and the Half Marathon is just two! Thousands upon […]

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This “Psych on a Bike” Wants to Help You Finish the Philadelphia Marathon

After all this training, still scared you’re going to fall apart at the marathon on Sunday? Don’t worry. You can just chat with the actual […]

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Where to Run a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Near Philly

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we’re excited for two reasons: 1) The food. Duh. and 2) Turkey Trots! There’s honestly something so satisfying […]

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Philadelphia Runner Is Opening a Store in the King of Prussia Mall

This post has been updated. Something magical happens when a store ceases to be just a place to shop. When it becomes a fount of […]

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The Gritty 5K Was Yesterday, and the Costumes Were as Epic as You’d Expect

When the Gritty-themed run was announced as official a few months back, we were decidedly amped. This was a 5K we’d been looking forward to […]

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This Philly College Student Is Running 100 Consecutive 5Ks for Alzheimer’s Disease

When you hear the word “5K,” you probably think of a massive group of runners wearing numbered bibs, putting one laced sneaker in front of […]

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PSA: It’s OK if You’re Not Running a Marathon This Fall

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising and weight […]

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Run This Artsy 5K to Raise Money for Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

Isaiah Zagar’s mosaicked walls are as much an integral part of South Street as the smoke shops. But over the decades that they’ve glittered from […]

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The Gritty 5K Is Coming

Judgment day is coming, Philadelphians. Not the one where we meet our maker but rather, the one where our internal monster kids come out to […]

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Running Down Philly’s Historical Streets Helped Me Fall in Love With the City

I am not a runner. Runs are reserved for the rare days when I don’t make it to the gym, for moments when I feel […]

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Where to Stop for Food Near the Schuylkill River Trail in Philadelphia

It’s no secret that the Schuylkill River Trail is Philadelphia’s most popular multi-use trail. In fact, it was even dubbed the best urban trail in the […]

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I Went Running With an Adoptable Dog — and I Can’t Tell Who Got More Out of It

I’ll be the first to admit that I take a pretty selfish approach to running. I want to set my own pace. I have a […]