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October 23, 2014

The 2014 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend, Saturday And Sunday, October 25-26

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will flow to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now one of the largest rowing competitions in the world — and it’s right here in […]

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October 6, 2014

Save The Date: The Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To The Water With Collegiate, High School And Master Rowers On October 25 And 26

Crew fans, heads up. Huge rowing competition the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta returns at the end of this month, October 25 and 26. Bringing together more than 75 college crews, 150 high school crews and master rowers, elite rowers and previous world champions, the longstanding regatta eventually has become the largest one-day rowing competition […]

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October 2, 2014

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Returns To The Schuylkill River This Saturday, October 4

This Saturday, October 4, more than 50 teams of community members, corporate groups and charities take to the Schuylkill River for the annual Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing, which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, the ancient Chinese […]

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May 22, 2014

Get Your Cowbells Ready: The Annual Manayunk Bike Race Returns Next Sunday, June 1

Manayunk, East Falls, Fairmount Park and Kelly Drive come alive with energy as the annual Philly Cycling Classic presented by Parx Casino races to town next Sunday, June 1.  The Block Parties   Every year, the official race turns into an unofficial block party throughout the 12-mile circuit course complete with eating, drinking, hanging and […]

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October 9, 2013

Run And Dance Amongst Headstones During The Rest In Peace 5K Run In Laurel Hill Cemetery, This Saturday, October 12

Lace up your sneakers and throw on a haunted costume for a night of Halloween fun with the living and dead. The Rest In Peace 5K Run is upon us. Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the run this year, Laurel Hill Cemetery will once again welcome costumed runners to spend a night amongst the graves, […]

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October 1, 2013

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Makes Waves On The Schuylkill River, This Saturday, October 5

This Saturday, October 5, Philadelphia celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of Dragon Boat Racing with a full-fledged dragon boat race and festival along the Schuylkill River. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival serves as the city’s celebration of the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, […]

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May 31, 2013

The Philly Cycling Classic, An Update To The Former Manayunk Bike Race, Takes To The Killer Hills Of Manayunk, This Sunday, June 2

This Sunday, June 2, hundreds of bicyclists head for the hills of Manayunk to participate in the Philly Cycling Classic presented by Parx Casino. The race is an updated take on the former Manayunk Bike Race, and is set to create the same excitement and energy along the bike course in Manayunk, along the Schuylkill […]

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May 9, 2013

Our Guide To The 75th Annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta On The Schuylkill River, This Friday And Saturday, May 10-11

Hot on the heels of city sporting extravaganzas the Penn Relays and Broad Street Run, another well-attended competition draws world-class athletes to Philadelphia. On May 10-11, the 75th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta sails on the scenic Schuylkill River. The two-day event is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States with representation from 125 […]

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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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