Philadelphia Marathon Month

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The countdown to the Philadelphia Marathon (half-marathon and 8K!) is on and we can’t wait to run this city with you. From Center City to West Philadelphia and Fairmount Park out to Manayunk, we’re looking forward to a weekend of fun, sweat and cheers with the best running community around.

Since the race is only getting closer, we’re kicking off Marathon Month with a ‘Runner’s Checklist’ to help you get everything you need for the big day.

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5 Places To Cross-Train in Philly

5 Places To Cross-Train In Philly

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As the weather breaks, we want to make sure you have the right gear for your cross-training and running needs. 

 

If you’re training for the Broad Street Run, you’re probably a few weeks into training and slowly beginning to increase your mileage. Yay! Nothing says I’m training for a road race like a good long run.

In order to keep your body in good shape, it’s important to supplement your running with a few cross-training workouts to Read more

4 Ways To Kick Start Your Broad Street Run Training

4 Ways To Kick Start Your Broad Street Run Training

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5 Ways To Kick Start Your Broad Street Run Training

The hype around the Broad Street Run lottery has finally settled down and you’re coming to terms with running a 10-mile race. Whether it’s your first time or you’re looking to set a new personal record, it’s time to start training (if you haven’t done so already). 

In our last post, we discussed training do’s & don’ts and getting fitted for your perfect running shoes. This week is all about setting realistic goals, finding a training program that works for you and incorporating cross-training into your weekly program. Check out these tips to kick start your training program and use the coupon below to save $15 on your full price shoe purchase of $75 or more! 
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Marathon Training: More than Miles

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Ever wonder what it’s like to train for a marathon?

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Jenn Collins, a Team Philly member who’s training for her first marathon in November. 

We’re following along Jenn’s program to give you an inside scoop on the ups and downs of training for the Philadelphia Marathon. Continue on to read Jenn’s latest journal entry.

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Injury Prevention 101: Shin Splints

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Injury Prevention 101: Shin Splints

What’s the scoop on shin splints? “Shin splints” is a commonly used term that describes several specific injuries. The majority of people suffering from “shin splints” have (MTSS) medial tibial stress syndrome. MTSS is characterized by pain on either the medial/inside or anterior/outside of the shin. This post is intended for people struggling with this type of “shin splints.”

Think you have a case of shin splints? Continue reading to learn more!  Read more