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November 21, 2014

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination Celebration, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, Dilworth Park Ice Rink, Franklin Square Holiday Festival And More

It’s marathon weekend in Philadelphia, which means tons of healthy competitive spirit will fill the city all weekend long. The Philadelphia Marathon will welcome 30,000 participants and an expected 60,000 spectators over the course of three-days of festivities, which include four races and a free health expo. Peddler’s Village ushers in the holiday season with […]

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November 20, 2014

Philadelphia Marathon Runners Can Enjoy A Carb-Loaded Prix-Fixe Special At More Than A Dozen Restaurants, Saturday, November 22

Carbing up before the Philadelphia Marathon can be a drab and joyless affair dominated by boxed pasta, oatmeal and pretzels, but more than a dozen restaurants in Center City and Manayunk are upping the offerings. The night before the big run, join the racers in carb loading with Choose Your Course specials on Saturday, November […]

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November 19, 2014

The Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 21-23 With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Free Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

On your mark, get set, go! The 21st annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. With a fast course that winds through the city’s historic downtown, past the stunning Philadelphia […]

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October 27, 2014

The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Races Through The City November 21-23; Runner Registration Ends This Saturday, November 1

Let the countdown to one of the biggest weekend events in the Philadelphia area begin. The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon returns November 21-23, and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses should start to gear up for the enormous event — one of the top ten races in America. With a fast course that winds through the […]

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November 13, 2013

The 20th Annual Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 15-17, With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Health & Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

On your mark, get set, go! The 20th annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear up for the enormous event — one of the top ten races in America. With a new title sponsor, GORE-TEX® Running Footwear, as well as an expanded schedule […]

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December 31, 2012

Year In Review: Uwishunu Presents The Best Of Philadelphia 2012 In Photos

2012 is just about over, and with 2013 just hours away, it’s a great time to take a look back at the highs of the year. Of which there were plenty. If you read Uwishunu regularly, or even if it’s your first time on the site, you know how much we love vibrant photos of […]

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November 16, 2012

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Marathon, First Person Arts Festival Closing Weekend, LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Sneak Peek Of The Macy’s Christmas Light Show And More

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend holds excitement for the thousands of runners competing, their friends and loved ones pumped to cheer them on and even the uninvolved, since the race weekend brings with it a positive charge that infuses the whole city. We have a comprehensive spectator’s guide if you want to participate in the marathon madness. […]

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November 13, 2012

The Spectator’s Guide To The 2012 Philadelphia Marathon, November 16-18: Health & Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run, Course Maps, Deals And More

Runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are gearing up for the 19th Annual Philadelphia Marathon — one of the top ten races in America — and it’s going to be bigger than ever this year thanks to some weather-induced, hospitable accommodations initiated by Mayor Michael Nutter. The already typically booming Philadelphia Marathon weekend will be […]

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November 7, 2012

The 2012 Philadelphia Marathon, November 16-18, To Accommodate 3,000 New York Marathon Registrants At Mayor Nutter’s Urging

The Philadelphia Marathon is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year. This year’s is extra-special, as Mayor Nutter has announced that the completely sold-out Philadelphia Marathon will be opened for an additional 3,000 race participants who were registered for the cancelled 2012 New York City Marathon. Here’s how it works: New York […]

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Jay Scott, Co-Founder Of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Jay Scott, co-founder of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, one of the Philadelphia area’s most beloved and successful charitable organizations.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004), Jay’s daughter. In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since then, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement.

Watch the video to see inside Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation main headquarters, meet Jay and learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
29 E. Wynnewood Road, Wynnewood
www.alexslemonade.org

Today’s Philly 101 video features Jay Scott, co-founder of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, one of the Philadelphia area’s most beloved and successful charitable organizations. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004), Jay’s daughter. In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to hold a […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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