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Philadelphia Marathon

Men's winner Abebe Mickuriya crosses the finish line. (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.



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.  


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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.


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.


(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.


Philadelphia Marathon 2012

Security Tightened For Philadelphia Marathon In Wake Of Boston Bombings

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


Philadelphia Marathon 2012 (Credit: Jim Donovan)

Guide To The 2013 Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon returns in 2013, and more than 50,000 spectators and 30,000 runners are expected to descend on the city. Here’s how to make the most of it.


(Kirk Christensen of Gore-Tex gives running shoes to Mayor Nutter and city representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell as his company announces three-year title sponsorship of the Philadelphia Marathon.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Gore-Tex Signs On As Title Sponsor For Philadelphia Marathon

Mayor Nutter joked that it would take him days to complete a marathon, with our without special shoes.



Kidcasting From The Philadelphia Marathon Fun Run At The Pennsylvania Convention Center

Little news fans turned out at the Philadelphia Marathon Fun Run at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 17th, 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/19/2012


Kidcasting From The Health And Fitness Expo At The Pennsylvania Convention Center

Little news fans turned out at the Health and Fitness Expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Friday, Nov. 16th, 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11/19/2012

Mike McKeeman from Ardmore wins!!!! Local Philly runner! (Credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Local Athlete Wins 19th Annual Philadelphia Marathon

Michael McKeeman came in first with an unofficial time of 2:17:50.



Teen Marathoner Raising Money For Sandy Victims

17-year-old Andrew Nyhus, who was lucky enough to get into the Philadelphia Marathon, is running to help victims of Sandy.


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Tension Rises During Check-In For Philadelphia Marathon

There was friction at check-in Saturday for some elite runners participating in Sunday’s Philadelphia Marathon.


(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Rothman Run Kicks Off Philadelphia Marathon With Runners Of All Ages

The first race of Philadelphia Marathon weekend took place Saturday morning on the Ben Franklin Parkway.


(Mayor Nutter, in red vest, listens as Kim Pohas of Brooklyn, NY explains why she entered this year's Philadelphia Marathon.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Marathon Kickoff Shows Off Event’s Human and Economic Impacts

Mayor Nutter introduced a Brooklyn, NY woman who will be running the Philadelphia Marathon after overcoming harrowing medical problems.