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Broad Street Run

Meredith 8th Student Biyinah Cunningham &math teacher and running leader Jessica Tilli. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Kids At The Broad Street Run Will Show Support For Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Many of the kids ages 12 through 18, are from various Philadelphia schools, and will be among those wearing red socks to show support for Boston Marathon bombing victims.

04/29/2013

(In Rittenhouse Square, Mayor Nutter poses with a blowup of the sticker that will be given out for the Broad Street Run.  Credit: John McDevitt)

City of Philadelphia Prepares Love Notes of Support For Boston and Its Victims

The mayor says it will show unified support for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and raise awareness of the “One Fund Boston.”

04/24/2013

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Facebook Group Asks Runners To Wear ‘Red Sox’ For Boston To Upcoming Broad Street Run

As of Friday afternoon, just over 1,000 people had been “invited” to partake, with 832 who said they were “going.”

04/19/2013

(Runners along Kelly Drive in Fairmount Park.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Runners Proudly Undeterred By Boston Terrorism

One woman says she is committed to race in the Broad Street Run next month in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/16/2013

(The 2012 Broad Street Run.  Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Increased Security Presence Expected For Broad Street Run

Amtrak Police Department is stepping up patrols and conducting increased sweeps of stations and track right-of-way’s.

04/16/2013

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Mayor Nutter Says Security To Increase At Upcoming Broad Street Run

Mayor Nutter said runners and spectators will see much more visible security presence to make sure both participants and onlookers are safe.

04/15/2013

ODDessey half marathon director Carl Ewald says running can get you in shape and keep you there (credit: ODDesseyHalfMarathon.com)

Director Says Oddyssey Half Marathon Is Race Designed By Runners For Runners

The Oddessey half marathon is a 13.1 mile race through Fairmount Park, designed by runners with the focus on runners.

02/24/2013

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

First-Ever Lottery For Broad Street Run Entry Opens

The lottery this year comes after much frustration a year ago when, the Broad Street Run website crashed as registration opened.

02/04/2013

(The 2012 Broad Street Run.  Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Overrun By Success, Broad Street Run Switches to Registration Lottery

“There were quite a number that were shut out of the process because it opened and closed so fast,” says Broad Street race director Jim Marino, “so we felt the lottery would be a much easier way for everybody to get involved.”

01/23/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.7.12

Chris discussed getting to the Sixers game through the chaos of the Broad Street Run. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/07/2012

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Runners Cross The Finish Line At The Annual Broad Street Run

The winner finished the race with an unofficial time of 47 minutes flat. His name has yet to be announced. The women’s winner, Esther Erb, finished in about 56 minutes.

05/06/2012

(Kara Schmidt, left, and Katie Stonelake held a flea market to raise money for charity.   Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Couple of Gung-Ho Charity Fundraisers

“We’re having a yard sale, and all of the proceeds are going to be donated to the American Cancer Society or the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure,” say Katie Stonelake and Kara Schmidt.

05/06/2012

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Broad Street Runners To Have A Group Of Musicians Cheering Them On

Broad Street runners and those cheering them on will hear sweet music at mile three thanks to the second annual Uptown Drum for the Run.

05/05/2012

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Health: Montgomery County Mom Runs In Honor Of Son

Forty-thousand people are expected for the Broad Street Run this weekend, and among them is a Montgomery county mom who has turned a devastating tragedy into inspiration.

05/04/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Before Sunday’s Broad Street Run, A Little Shopping Run…

Lincoln Financial Field is hosting a “Broad Street Run Expo,” giving runners a chance to buy running gear and race memorabilia.

05/04/2012

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