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Jenna’s BCBSR Diary, Week 3: The Bachelor Takes Precedence

MONDAY, MARCH 14 Okay, I’ll admit it. I watched The Bachelor this season. Not because I’m a hopeless romantic that believed Brad Womack would find […]

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Help Kids in Kenya

Imagine what it would be like not to have access to clean drinking water. That’s the sad reality for millions across the globe. According to […]

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Jenna’s BCBSR Diary, Week 2: Juice Cleansing and Running Don’t Mix

MONDAY, MARCH 7 I started Catalyst‘s five-day juice and raw foods cleanse today. While I’m excited to try the program, which promises to detox the […]

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Jenna’s BCBSR Diary, Week 1: Why Did I Decide to Run Broad Street Again?

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28 Today was my first official training day for Broad Street. And, while I am very excited to have secured a spot in […]

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The Area’s First Anti-Gravity Treadmill

Ever wonder what it feels like to walk on the Moon? Since that’s an experience most of us will never have (other than in our […]

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The Ultimate Broad Street Training Guide

Originally published in Be Well Philly’s 2010 supplement. Last year more than 30,000 runners made the pilgrimage to Somerville and Broad for the start of […]

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Build Speed Despite the Snow

Snow. Ice. Freezing rain. Cheek-stinging wind and teeth-chattering temps. These are a few of my least favorite things—and not just because they make me crabby […]

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The Broad Street Run Sold Out!

I cannot believe it. I just checked the site and registration for the BCBSR is now closed. It took less than a week for the BCBSR […]

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Broad Street Run Filling Up Fast

Just a heads up that, as of 10:00 p.m. on January 17, 22,000 people had already registered for the Blue Cross Broad Street Run—which means there are […]

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Treadmill Training With a Twist

If the snowy, ice-covered streets and sub-zero temps have chased you indoors, I have good news: Group treadmill classes, like the four below, are popping […]

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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 […]