Broad Street Run
The 35th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run Kicks Off
Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.
Is there transportation back to start area when the race is completed?
There are no shuttles back to the start area. However, public transportation is available on the SEPTA Broad Street Line Subway. One-way fare is two dollars ($2.00).
Runners (with bibs) can ride the Broad Street Line for free back to the start or to any stop along the line. For spectators, the one-way fare is $2.25.
Subway trains from Broad and Pattison (AT&T Station) will begin running at 5:30 a.m. Express trains will run continuously as soon as they become full. You should board at the Walnut/Locust stop if you are boarding from Center City.
The race route runs from Broad and Somerville down to the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, with a number of churches either on or near the route, some are changing their service schedules to accommodate the run.
Philadelphia police are asking businesses and residents to help keep an eye on things during this weekend’s Broad Street Run.
Philadelphia’s 35th annual Broad Street Run is taking place on May 4th and Mayor Michael Nutter was among those getting the word out in Love Park Tuesday afternoon.
The original deadline was Thursday, Feb. 13, but that was extended due to the number of power outages in the area following last week’s storm.
Chris reviews the Broad Street Run, The Phillies blowout loss to the Marlins, the latest news on the Benghazi terror attacks, and potential snags in the plan to privatize Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manager, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and National Security Analyst, Ed Turzanski.
Thousands of participants in Sunday’s Broad Street Run stripped down to their shorts and t-shirts right before the race, leaving behind their jackets and sweats for volunteers to collect and give to charity.
Tens of thousands turned out for the 10-mile race, the biggest of its kind in the country, and it went as well as organizers had hoped.
Philadelphia Police and organizers are going over all the final details for Sunday’s Broad Street Run.
Philadelphia is gearing up for this weekend’s Broad Street Run, and the city is making sure to take every precaution.