Forget That Marathon: There’s A New ‘Race’ Coming To Philadelphia, And It Doesn’t Require Any Running
If the thought of running a 5K – let alone the likes of the Rocky 50K that recently happened in Philly – scares the sneakers off you, this might be the “race” for you.
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.
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At 6 p.m. on Thursday, runners of all skill levels will meet at the University City Philadelphia Runner store for either a two, four or six mile run that finishes with freebies from Federal Donuts.
Be Well Philly, Run215 and Philadelphia Runner have created “Run to Work Day Philly,” and they’re asking commuters to lace up their sneakers and pound the pavement instead of walking, biking, driving or taking mass transit to work.
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According to the researchers, runners were up to 45 percent less likely to die from heart disease or stroke than those who didn’t run at all, and the effects were found regardless of distance, duration or speed.
Apparently, the organization has been receiving complaints about various “fun runs” that have been canceled with short notice.
A group committed to helping members of the homeless community transition to housing is hosting a unique fundraiser, and if you want to participate, make sure to bring your running shoes!
Over 850 runners took to the road for the four mile race, while thousands of others sat on the sidelines, waiting for the parade to begin at 10 a.m.
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