Broad Street Run
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.
The Phillies have announced they will be offering participants and supporters of the Broad Street Run half-off tickets for Friday’s game.
The expo and packet pick-up goes until 5 p.m. today, then 8 a.m.-to-5 p.m. tomorrow.
As Philadelphia prepares for the Broad Street Run, city officials are asking that both runners and residents be prepared for a number of things.
Detours are expected to begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, and riders should allow additional time in case of delays.
The columns stood by the entrance of Einstein for nearly 100 years, until a project to open access to the hospital from Broad Street forced their removal.
Officials say there will be an increased police and emergency personnel presence. Cameras will be scanning the crowd and course.
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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.
The mayor says it will show unified support for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and raise awareness of the “One Fund Boston.”
As of Friday afternoon, just over 1,000 people had been “invited” to partake, with 832 who said they were “going.”