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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. […]

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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

Note: The 2020 Philadelphia Marathon is cancelled. Read more here. It’s the final countdown, folks: The AACR Philadelphia Marathon is a mere three days away […]

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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 […]