Philadelphia Marathon

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.


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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.

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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.


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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.


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Philadelphia Marathon Kickoff

Philadelphia Marathon weekend kicks off Friday.


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Road Closures, SEPTA Detours Expected As Philadelphia Laces Up For Marathon Weekend

The big race isn’t until Sunday, but Marathon weekend here in Philadelphia officially kicks off today as many of the over 30,000 runners and 60,000 spectators arrive in town.


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Getting Around During Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

Due to the race, a number of streets will be closed, with the main areas affected being the inner lanes of the Ben Franklin Parkway and the 26.2 mile marathon route on Sunday.


Mike McKeeman

Philadelphia Marathon

Mike McKeeman stops by with advice on how to be a runner.


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Philadelphia Marathon Weekend 2012 Fan Preview

The annual Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, one of the country’s premier marathon events, runs Nov. 16 to 18 and draws more than 27,000 runners and 60,000 fans each year.