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Running the Philadelphia Marathon? Try This Eight-Week Marathon Training Plan

Cory Smith is the founder of Run Your Personal Best, an online running coaching business that has helped hundreds of runners achieve personal bests in […]

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12 Philly-Area Long-Distance Races You Can Still Register For This Fall

After months of rescheduled or canceled races and swaps for virtual runs, in-person road races are back, Philly. Whether you’re a lifelong runner looking to […]

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Meet the Local Runner Who Is Blind and Representing Philly in a New Long-Distance Relay

At 53, Chestnut Hill resident Warren Knight has achieved several feats in his first three years of running races: he completed both the Broad Street […]

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Registration for the Philadelphia Distance Run Opens Monday

In February, we told you the beloved Philadelphia Distance Run — a half marathon that was hosted in Philly from 1978 to 2009 — would […]

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The Best Philly-Area Running Getaways to Try If You Miss Traveling for Races

So you can’t take a trip to participate in a marathons, half-marathons — whatever, a 5K, any excuse to travel — in some far-flung corner […]

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Say Goodbye to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half, and Hello to the Return of the Philadelphia Distance Run

Big news for the local running community: The Philadelphia Distance Run (PDR), a road race that ran annually from 1978 to 2009, is coming back […]

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The Best Trails for Running Around Philadelphia During the Winter

We know there are some hardcore runners out there that don’t let a little bit of snow — or frigid temperatures — get in the […]

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And Now, a Charity Run From Four Seasons Total Landscaping to the Four Seasons Hotel

Last week was … a lot. There was, of course, an election. There was a fight for democracy and decency. There were men with binoculars. […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Cancelled; Broad Street Run to Go Virtual This Year, City Officials Say

Today at a news conference on COVID-19, Mayor Kenney formally announced that in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus, all large, public events […]

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This New Running Challenge Will Help You Explore Philly’s Hidden Gems

Because the coronavirus pandemic cancelled — or at least significantly delayed — a number of in-person races, you may be finding it tough to stay […]

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5 Philly Running Pros’ Best Advice on Running with a Mask

Note as of August 12th, 2020: Health norms and best practices pertaining to COVID-19 are evolving as scientific research evolves. Please consider the most updated […]

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A Northeast Philly Runner Just Ran the Entire 76-Mile City Perimeter

We know how hard it can be for athletes dealing with cancelled races — but some of Philly’s running crew are dealing with it a […]

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7 Ways to Stay Motivated Despite a Postponed Race

This time of year normally means two things for runners: the tail-end of training and the beginning of race season. But as coronavirus would have […]

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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. […]