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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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May 29, 2014

Support Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Libraries By Participating In The Book It! 5K Fun Run, Next Saturday, June 7

Run for a good cause as the public libraries of Philadelphia present a 5K Fun Run next Saturday, June 7. Dash from library to library while helping to raise funds for the neighborhood libraries of North Philadelphia. The run starts at the Widener Library at 2808 W. Lehigh Avenue and proceeds down Lehigh Avenue to […]

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December 26, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Celebrating New Year’s Day 2013 In Philadelphia

After a New Year’s Eve packed with events ranging from family-friendly parties with riverfront views of the fireworks to live concerts with bottomless beer, you don’t want your New Year’s Day to disappoint. Luckily, Philadelphia is keeping the celebration on high as we step into 2013. The famous Mummers Parade isn’t the only event happening […]

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January 5, 2011

Cheer On Contestants At The Inaugural Phillies 5K For Charity, March 26 At Citizens Bank Park

  The inaugural Phillies 5K for charity is already sold out (3,000 registrants in less than 24 hours!), but you can attend as a spectator and join the after-party at Ashburn Alley, taking place until noon near the Right Field Gate entrance at Citizens Bank Park. A limited number of concession stands will be open. […]

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August 10, 2010

First Annual Stroller in the Park: The Family 5K

At the end of August, the Please Touch Museum is hosting their first annual Stroller in the Park event, a 5K walk promoting healthy, active living. The walk begins at Memorial Hall on Sunday, August 29th, at 8am, and will follow the newly created 5k path in Fairmount Park. The path is designed to start […]

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June 12, 2009

Run 4 Your Life on Father’s Day

Nothing says ‘I love you, Dad’ like 3.1 miles. Am I right? This father’s day, partake in the 7th Annual Run 4 Your Life… Beat Prostate Cancer 5K run, 5K walk, or 1 mile fun walk. This is the second year my dad and I are running the race, and my big sister is even […]

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March 18, 2009

Get Your Rear in Gear: Come Run With Us!

Hey Philadelphia! Sign up to participate in the Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Event. It’s an upcoming fund raising run/walk for the Colon Cancer Coalition. The run/walk on West River Drive will be dedicated to recognizing Colon Cancer survivors and honoring those we have lost. All the funds raised will be distributed to local […]

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