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Registration for Broad Street Is Open!

Today marks the first day of registration for the Blue Cross Broad Street Run (BCBSR). If you’re at all interested in running this year, I […]

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BWP Book Club: Long May You Run

Reading Chester County author and runner Chris Cooper’s Long May You Run (Touchstone, 2010) is like chatting with a wiser, more experienced older brother—who happens […]

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2010 Philadelphia Marathon Photos

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, 23,000 runners participated in this year’s Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon. Be Well Philly congratulates each and every runner on […]

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Diary of a Marathon

Congratulations to each and every runner who completed the Philadelphia marathon, half-marathon, and Rothman Institue 8K this weekend! I hope you enjoyed the crisp, bright […]

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Diary of a Half Marathon

I was ready. I had my clothes laid out; my glorified fanny pack was stuffed with Gu, Chapstick, and headphones; and my alarm was set […]

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9 Great Turkey Trots to Try

>> Check out our updated guide to 2012 Turkey Trots here. Instead of waiting around all day to eat—or picking at this or that while […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Inspiration: Five Runners to Remember on Race Day

I’m running the half-marathon this coming Sunday, November 21st, and though I’m prepared and excited,  I am, admittedly,  a little nervous. Though I’m not tackling […]

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A Powerful Pre-Marathon Breakfast

There are so many uncertainties about race day—the weather, how my body feels, whether I’ll be able to keep my pace slow early and turn […]

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Run Your Butt Off: Philly’s 2010 Fall Running Calendar

Cool, crisp mornings, perfect blue skies, and not an ounce of summer’s sticky humidity make fall the perfect time to hit the pavement for one—or […]

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From the Magazine: Four Fall 5Ks You’ll Love

Four Seasons Parkway Run and Walk Sunday, September 26th CHOP’s race down the Parkway and along West River Drive is fall’s -thousands-strong feel-good classic. $14 […]

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From the Magazine: In the Race

1. Score the right sneaks “The only gear you really need is one good pair of running shoes,” says Tony Van Dyke, president of Bryn […]

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Spots Still Available For 2010 Philadelphia Marathon!

November’s Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon is now full, and if you’re one of the many Philly runners who are totally bummed out that you […]

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Weekend Plans: The ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Health Expo

The ING Rock n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon (formerly known as the  Philadelphia Distance Run) takes place this Sunday, September 19th, but even if you […]

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Save Your Soleus: Stretches to Rock the ING Half-Marathon

Runners are tuning up for Sunday’s ING Rock-n-Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon,  but no matter how well they’ve trained, runners will be in a whole lot of […]

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Barefoot Running: Fad or Future?

You’ve probably seen someone wearing a pair of Vibram FiveFingers by now. The last few weekends I’ve even seen a few people running full barefoot. […]