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April 18, 2014

The Valley Forge Revolutionary Run Returns With A 5-Mile Run, 3-Mile Walk And Youth Run On Sunday, April 27

On Sunday, April 27, run through the scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park at the annual Valley Forge Revolutionary five-mile run. Three components make up the annual event; a five-mile run, a three-mile walk and 1.776 kilometer Young Patriots Fun Run for children ages 6 to 14. The five-mile run is set to kick-off at [...]

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August 21, 2013

Sign Up Now: Rock, Roll And Run At The Rock ′N′ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, Sunday, September 15

Now in its fourth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 15. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event. At every mile of the course, runners will be greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise extravaganza is [...]

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July 12, 2013

Attention Athletes And Spectators: Four Fun-Loving Races Hit Philly This Month, Including The Color Run This Sunday, July 14

On your mark, get set, go! Whether you want to get muddy, resemble the rainbow, run around in your pajamas, or head to AC, these four athletic events put a fun spin on traditional racing while raising money for great causes. • Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race: Now in its fourth year, the first off-road [...]

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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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June 8, 2012

The Schuylkill River Development Corporation To Unveil The Newest Segment Of Schuylkill Banks, The Grays Ferry Crescent

The City of Philadelphia and Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) will unveil the newest segment of Schuylkill Banks, the Grays Ferry Crescent, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, June 11 at 11 a.m. This new riverfront trail and greenway has transformed a former brown field into a beautiful recreational space and has opened up river [...]

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Michele Giunta Cimillo, Owner of Scarlet Fiorella In Midtown Village
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Michele Giunta Cimillo, owner of Scarlet Fiorella boutique in Midtown Village. The shop, named after Michele’s adorable daughter, just celebrated its fifth birthday, which means it’s been decking out Philadelphia women and girls in fine apparel and accessories for five years. Watch the video to meet Michele, see inside her store and learn what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. Don’t you wish you knew?

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Today’s Philly 101 video features Michele Giunta Cimillo, owner of Scarlet Fiorella boutique in Midtown Village. The shop, named after Michele’s adorable daughter, just celebrated its fifth birthday, which means it’s been decking out Philadelphia women and girls in fine apparel and accessories for five years. Watch the video to meet Michele, see inside her [...]

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April 24, 2012

Contest: Enter To Win Our Broad Street Run-Themed Giveaway Featuring $100 Gift Cards To XIX, Philadelphia Runner And AMS Salon, Plus Tickets To The Penn Museum’s New Runners Photo Exhibition

The 2012 Broad Street Run, one of Philadelphia’s most iconic spring events, is just around the corner on Sunday, May 6. In honor of the ten-mile race, we’ve packaged a great giveaway specially themed around the Broad Street Run. Whether you snagged a spot in the run, are planning to cheer on the runners from [...]

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April 13, 2012

Our Guide To The 118th Annual Penn Relays, Returning To Franklin Field April 26-28: International Olympic-Caliber Athletes, Brand New Carnival Village In Penn Park And More

It’s not every day you get to see someone run a 100-meter dash in 8.79 seconds. But that’s exactly what happened at the Penn Relays when Usain Bolt participated in 2010. The annual event, racing into town April 26-28 this year, is the oldest track meet in the country, a takeover of Penn’s historic Franklin [...]

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