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Philadelphia Marathon

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Philadelphia Marathon Kickoff

Philadelphia Marathon weekend kicks off Friday.


Philadelphia Marathon (credit: visitphilly.com)

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.


Philadelphia Marathon (credit: visitphilly.com)

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.


Philadelphia Marathon (credit: visitphilly.com)

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.


(New York deputy mayor Howard Wolfson, New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg, and George Hirsch, chairman of the New York Road Runners board of directors, hold a news conference on Nov. 2nd to announce the cancellation of the 43rd New York Marathon.  Credit: Timothy A. Clary/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Adds 3,000 Slots After Sandy Forces Cancellation of NYC Marathon

Officials canceled the New York Marathon on November 2nd, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s destruction.


Philly Marathon 2011 file.

Philadelphia Marathon Adds 3,000 Slots For New York City Marathoners

The sold-out 19th annual Philadelphia Marathon is opening an additional 3,000 race registration slots for New York City Marathoners who were unable to compete in the cancelled race.


Philadelphia Marathon (credit: visitphilly.com)

Philadelphia Marathon Sets Record For Number Of Runners

The largest number of runners in its history has signed up and it sold out earlier than it ever has.



Brotherly Love: Clothes-Pin Cleans Up, Helps The Needy

What if you could clean up the city and give clothes to the needy? That’s the idea one girl and her father had after seeing what gets thrown away.


(Credit: Photojournalist Thomas Gardiner)

Runners Who Died During Philadelphia Marathon Identified

Philadelphia police say two runners in Sunday morning’s Philadelphia Marathon have died after collapsing during the race with apparent heart attacks.


(Credit: Jericka Duncan)

A Veteran Runner Reflects On Yesterday’s Marathon Deaths

The deaths at the Philadelphia Marathon are tragic and shocking, but most marathoners are aware that the distance poses serious risks.


(Credit: Jericka Duncan, CBS 3)

When Running A Marathon Poses A Health Risk

KYW’s Medical Editor Dr. Brian McDonough says in situations like this it is often difficult to predict who is going to be at risk.



The Philadelphia Marathon Race Gets Underway On Sunday

More than 27,000 runners and 60,000 spectators are expected to turn out for the 18th Annual Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday.


(Mayor Nutter and other dignitaries use an oversized scissors to cut a ribbon officially opening Philadelphia Marathon weekend.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

On Your Mark, Get Set For Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

More than 27,000 runners and 60,000 spectators are expected to turn out for the 18th Annual Philadelphia Marathon, this Sunday morning.



Philadelphia Marathon

Ukee Washington spoke to marathon runner Darryl Brown and the Philadelphia Marathon’s Executive Director Melanie Johnson about the upcoming Philly Marathon.





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