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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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July 29, 2014

West Fairmount Park Welcomes A Guided Trail Run Series One Saturday Morning Per Month In August, September And October

Explore the trails of Fairmount Park through a guided six-mile run of the lesser-known areas of the expansive park. One Saturday a month in August, September and October, join a tour guide from West Philly Runners or FixYourRun for a morning run through tunnels, over bridges and past old trolley tracks. Runners will make their […]

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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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February 11, 2014

Skip The Blue Cross Broad Street Run Lottery And Register To Race Via Fairmount Park Conservancy Fundraising, Now Through April 14

What began in the 1980s as a dash up Broad Street is now the largest 10-mile race in all of America. This spring, the annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run returns to Philadelphia, making its way through town on Sunday, May 4. More than 23,000 people have already registered for a spot in the lottery […]

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November 12, 2013

Deal Alert: Shake Shack Center City Adds A New Happy Hour; University City Shake Shack Adds New Track And Field Runners Club

UPDATE: Shake Shack’s Center City happy hour has been canceled until further notice. Stay tuned! Some people may not even realize that Shake Shack serves beer and wine, but they do — and this week the Center City Shack location introduced a brand-new weekday happy hour. Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., you […]

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May 1, 2013

A Spectator’s Guide To The Annual Broad Street Run, Returning To Philadelphia This Sunday, May 5

Little known fact, the largest 10-mile race in America takes place right here in Philadelphia and is none other than the annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run. The Broad Street Run is truly a sign of spring, and it’s scheduled for this Sunday, May 5. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at Broad Street and […]

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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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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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October 23, 2012

Manayunk Celebrates Halloween With A 5K Run, Pretzel Park Fall Festival, Live Music, Pumpkin Painting And More, Saturday, October 27

Looking for the perfect fall festival to get into the spirit of the season before the haunted holiday? Manayunk has a whole day of free events planned on Saturday, October 27, so you can get your fix of fall just in time for Halloween. The day will begin at 9 a.m. as runners race in […]

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