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Justin Udo
July 30, 2020 - 2:19 pm
New distance challenges take marathoners across almost the entire span of Pennsylvania — but runners don’t have to leave their neighborhoods to participate. Read more here.
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A person running outdoors
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Justin Udo
May 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
The coronavirus pandemic is responsible for a lot of cancelled marathons and races. But the disappearance of physical races is leading to an uptick in virtual races, which is attracting novice runners. Read more here.
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Britt Miller
Britt Miller
Mark Abrams
May 27, 2020 - 1:18 pm
Veteran runner Britt Miller created her own course around Ocean City, and it ended up being a complete 26.2-mile marathon. Read more here.
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Man running.
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KYW Staff
March 09, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Aerobic exercises are activities in which the muscles — mostly large muscles — move in a rhythmic manner for a sustained time. Read more here.
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Runners start down the Parkway to kick off the 26.2-mile 2019 Philadelphia Marathon
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Charlotte Reese
November 24, 2019 - 9:44 am
All 50 states and at least 40 more countries were represented in the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon, and 30,000 people registered for the 26.2-mile race, facing a drizzle at the very least.
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A new mural on Main Street in Manayunk, created by artist Kala Hagopian, pays tribute to both the Philadelphia Marathon and the city itself.
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Justin Udo
November 23, 2019 - 11:46 am
There's a new mural in Manayunk just in time for Sunday's Philadelphia Marathon.
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Runners lined up to start the half-marathon.
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Mike Dougherty
November 23, 2019 - 10:10 am
The 2019 Philadelphia Marathon weekend has officially begun, and the festivities started Saturday morning with the half marathon.
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Runners kicking off the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon weekend with the half marathon
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KYW Staff
November 23, 2019 - 9:25 am
The full list of closures and detours in effect this weekend due to the 2019 Philadelphia Marathon.
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Philadelphia Marathon 2011
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Paul Kurtz
November 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the most popular races in America is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend. A record number of runners will be out for the Philadelphia Marathon — close to 30,000 — and to mark the anniversary, some legends of the sport will be at the finish line to...
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