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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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August 27, 2012

The First-Ever Philadelphia Decathlon Hits Wissahickon Creek Park Saturday, October 6

Still coming down off the Olympics high? Here’s one for the sports enthusiasts. The Unite Fitness Decathlon (UFD), Philadelphia’s first-ever decathlon, hits Wissahickon Creek Park Saturday, October 6. If you’ve run Broad Street, conquered the ToughMudder, maybe even triumphed over a triathlon, this endurance challenge is for you. And if you’re more of the couch […]

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August 16, 2012

Great Urban Race Citywide Scavenger Hunt Hits Philadelphia September 8; Five Uwishunu Twitter Followers Can Enter To Receive Free Entry For Themselves And A Plus One

The Great Urban Race, a wild urban adventure in which teams of two to four solve twelve clues and participate in exciting mental and physical challenges in order to discover the city in a fresh way, is coming to Philadelphia on Saturday, September 8. It’s a seriously awesome way to explore Philadelphia, as you bond […]

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August 8, 2012

The Southeast Asian Dragon Boat Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing, Saturday, August 11

With the London games in full swing, we’ve been keeping our eye out for competitions right here in Philadelphia. Returning for a second year as part of the PECO Multicultural Series, the Southeast Asian Dragon Boat Festival will take place at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, August 11 from noon-8 p.m. Just like the Olympics, the […]

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