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Dan Vassallo from Peabody, Massachusetts is the first to cross the finish line. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Thousands Run In 2014 Philadelphia Marathon

More than 30,000 runners participated in the marathon and several related events this weekend, including a half marathon, an 8-kilometer run, and a Kids Fun Run.

11/23/2014

(Clothing and accessories for runners was on sale at the Runners' Expo, a precursor to the Philadelphia Marathon.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Kicks Off With Runners’ Expo in Center City

The city is ready to host 60,000 spectators, 3,000 volunteers, and the 30,000 runners who are taking part in the weekend of events capped off by the full marathon and half-marathon on Sunday.

11/21/2014

(Dr. Michael Ross gets a chemotherapy treatment while wearing a "semi-colon" shirt created for him.  Photo provided)

One Philadelphia Runner Participating In Marathon Weekend Amid Chemo Treatments

Two months ago, Dr. Michael Ross was diagnosed with colon cancer. This weekend, he’ll run the Rothman 8K.

11/21/2014

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Full Weekend Of Activities As Philadelphia Marathon Returns

It’s Marathon weekend in Philadelphia, with tens of thousands of runners taking on the 26.2 miles of city street and much more.

11/21/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 21

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

11/21/2014

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Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon is back in 2014, and there are more than 50,000 spectators, 30,000 runners and 2,500 volunteers expected to descend on the City of Brotherly Love.

11/18/2014

Reginald Allen (L) & Scott Cronin (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Homeless Man Uses Philadelphia Marathon To Help Lift His Life

The GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon is this coming weekend, and 42-year-old Reginald Allen is using it to help put his past under his feet.

11/17/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In The Fall

Fall is the perfect time to plan a visit to the City of Brotherly Love. From Center City to Valley Forge, visitors to Philadelphia will soak up history as they take in the colors and sights of the season.

09/20/2014

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 15: Ryan Mallett #15 of the New England Patriots looks to pass as Brandon Graham #55 of the Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Top Fall Sporting Events In Philadelphia

Fall is the ultimate season for Philadelphia sports fanatics. If Philly sports are your passion, it’s a good bet you’re counting the days until one of these top sporting events.

09/06/2014

Men's winner Abebe Mickuriya crosses the finish line at the 2013 Philadelphia Marathon. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Registration Opens At Midnight For 2014 Philadelphia Marathon

Registration will open up at midnight on Tuesday, April 1st for the full and half marathons and the Rothman Institute 8K.

03/31/2014

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Kidcasting From the Philadelphia Marathon Health and Fitness Expo

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Philadelphia Marathon Health and Fitness Expo at the PA Convention Center on Saturday, November  16th, 2013.  

11/18/2013

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Green Volunteer Opportunities In Philadelphia

From community clean-up programs, food drives and community gardening programs, there are many ways to give back to the earth and to your community by volunteering in the City of Brotherly Love.

11/18/2013

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter giving one of many high-fives to those running in the Rothman 8k.  (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Off And Running With 8K Race Along Ben Franklin Parkway

2,000 runners filled the Ben Franklin Parkway early Saturday morning for the traditional Rothman 8K the day before the big marathon.

11/16/2013

(Credit: Stasia DeMarco)

Legally Blind High School Student Competing In Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon is this weekend and runners from all over will take part, including a 17-year-old student from Perkiomen Valley High School, who is quite the inspiration.

11/16/2013

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Security Tightened For Philadelphia Marathon In Wake Of Boston Bombings

The Boston Marathon bombings have Philadelphia making security enhancements for its marathon on Sunday.

11/15/2013

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