The beer mile is one of the running cultures most popular races, a true testament of endurance, and also beer drinking ability.
It's hard to find a runner in Philadelphia who doesn't run through one of the city's parks on a regular basis. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world! There are over 11,000 acres of parks in the city for it's residents and visitors to enjoy.
Philadelphia is a special place to be on the 4th of July. 241 years ago, the founding fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence creating a new nation, the United States of America, right here in our city. Is there a better place to celebrate our independence than in the place that did it first?
While we love running through the city streets, we're taking our runs to the trails for Week 5 of our Summer Challenge and having a special sale in our shops: $15 off of all trail shoes June 26th - July 2nd.
New to West Philadelphia, Christine is a runner, baker, editor, BBC-fanatic, and awesome member of our staff. She recently trained for and ran the Ottawa Marathon (with a PR time!). Christine shared the marathon highlights included running through two Canadian provinces, cheers in both English and French, and maple syrup shots along the course. Read her guide on Where to Run in West Philly, put together during her marathon training.