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115th Boston Marathon

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

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Runners’ Hearts Monitored By Smartphone

Listen to what a group of German researchers did in their efforts to study the impact marathon running has on the heart.

11/03/2014

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Run Keeper App

RunKeeper is a tremendous tool for people who are trying to get or stay fit, monitoring the distance you move, the calories you burn and much more.

10/08/2014

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RunTastic App

Everyone needs some encouragement when they’re running – especially during the hot summer months. RunTastic, though, goes a bit above and beyond.

09/22/2014

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Unsung Hero: 11-Year-Old Nikolas Toochek

This week’s 94WIP Mike and Ike Unsung Hero is 11-year-old Nikolas Toochek.

Sportsradio 94WIP–09/11/2014

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Free Donuts And Fried Chicken Offered After Thursday Run Through Philadelphia

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.

09/11/2014

Running/Jogging

3 Local Organizations Want You To Run To Work This September

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.

09/08/2014

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Top Fall Fun Runs In The Philly Area

If you’d rather dress up like a superhero than try to actually be one, these are the craziest, zaniest, most fun races to hit the Philly area this fall.

08/29/2014

April Fool’s Half Marathon

Study: Even Short, Slow Runs Could Help You Live Longer

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.

07/30/2014

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Better Business Bureau Warns Runners To ‘Do Their Homework’ Before Signing Up For Themed Races

Apparently, the organization has been receiving complaints about various “fun runs” that have been canceled with short notice.

07/30/2014

Running/Jogging

Philadelphia Organization Hosts All Day Running Event For The Homeless

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!

07/19/2014

Running/Jogging

Despite Dreary Weather, Runners Gather In Gloucester County For Annual 4th Of July Race

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.

07/04/2014

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Top Summer Fun Runs In Philly

If you’d rather dress up like a superhero than try to actually be one, these are the craziest, zaniest, most fun races to hit the Philly area this season.

07/02/2014

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6 Sexy Outfits Worn By Runner Maggie Vessey That Will Pique Interest In Track

The 6 reasons you just may become a track fan yet.

06/30/2014

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Zeoli: Hillary Is Not Running

Are we looking at history repeating itself as we near 2016? Will the Democratic star decide to take a pass? Hillary Clinton’s book tour by all accounts has been a mixed bag.

06/18/2014

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