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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 27

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!



Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.


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Ride To Conquer Cancer

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a two-day, 150 mile cycling event throughout Philadelphia’s countryside, benefiting Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Centre.


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Philadelphia Gyms Offering Free Fitness Classes

There’s officially no excuse to ignore your New Year’s resolution to go to the gym, because Sweat Fitness is offering free classes at two locations this January.


Men's winner, American Kiel Reijnen crosses the finish line at the Philly Cycling Classic. (credit: Philly Cycling Classic)

Philadelphia Cycling Classic Gets An Upgrade

The Philadelphia Cycling Classic, the bike race made famous by the climbs up the Manayunk Wall, received some good news this week.


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Strava Cycling

Strava Cycling lets you track and map your bike rides, while measuring the elevation you’ve climbed and the calories you’ve burned.


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Ask An Expert: Top Bike Rides In Philadelphia

Here are a few great Philadelphia-area rides as recommended by the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia. Join the pack and get pedaling!


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Moves App

Moves tracks your exercise in everyday life, counting steps, showing you where you’ve gone and recording things like cycling and running.


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Bioethics Expert Calls Armstrong’s Apology A Selfish Ploy To Improve His Image

Arthur Caplan, who spent years at the University of Pennsylvania and now calls New York University home, says Lance Armstrong’s doping denials over the years rang hollow to anyone who closely followed cycling.


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Oprah: Lance Armstrong Admitted Doping

Lance Armstrong confessed to doping during an interview with Oprah Winfrey taped Monday.


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Lance Armstrong Ready As Oprah Comes To Town

Armstrong set to discuss cycling’s most sophisticated doping program in history.


Former Lance Armstrong Teammate Banned For 2 Years

David George, former teammate of Lance Armstrong, banned for two years for doping.


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Disgraced Armstrong Resigns From Livestrong Board

Lance Armstrong has cut ties with his cancer-fighting charity amid his doping scandal.


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Ex-Armstrong Teammate George Fails Doping Test

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African cyclist David George, a former teammate of Lance Armstrong, has tested positive for blood-boosting EPO. South Africa’s Institute for Drug-Free Sport says George, who cycled with Armstrong […]


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UCI Agrees To Strip Armstrong Of His 7 Tour Titles

Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by cycling’s governing body.