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Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

'Tomorrow Chaser' runs to support local charity for athletes with disabilties

Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:44 AM
One runner in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon wasn’t concerned with getting off to a fast start. In fact, she’d agreed to start slower than anyone. As part of Transamerica’s Tomorrow Makers program, the designated “Tomorrow Chaser” in yesterday’s... Read more

Defending champion Stanley Biwott wins 2013 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Sunday, September 15, 2013, 9:58 AM
It's official: Stanley Biwott, the winner of last year's Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Philadelphia, is also this year's top male finisher. Biwott's official time of 59:36 means he ran the fastest half marathon on U.S. soil this year and now holds the second fastest time in the half marathon's 36-year... Read more

Philly-area native named 'running concierge' for Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon

Sunday, September 15, 2013, 6:00 AM
At today’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, local product Chris Heuisler will make his debut as the official RunWestin Running Concierge for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon. The position was offered through the event’s partnership with Westin Hotels and Resorts. Heuisler... Read more

Brian's Story: Training for my first half-marathon

Saturday, September 14, 2013, 6:00 AM
Sports Doc readers, my name is Brian Ferrie. I’m 37 years old, grew up in Cheltenham and now live in King of Prussia. Tomorrow I’ll run the Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, my first-ever attempt to race 13.1 miles. I’m far from a novice runner. I started running... Read more

Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon: Road closures and parking considerations

Friday, September 13, 2013, 5:30 AM
With the Rock & Roll Half-Marathon starting at 8 a.m. Sunday morning followed by the Eagles’ home opener at 1 p.m., Sunday promises to be a busy day on Philadelphia roadways. The Half-Marathon will bring over 22,000 runners to the streets of Philadelphia, winding through the Art Museum area... Read more

"50 in 50 by 30": Former TV star to continue her journey at Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon

Thursday, September 12, 2013, 5:30 AM
The reality television era has become a celebration of our short attention spans — stars of these shows appear on our televisions for weeks, maybe months at a time. Some go onto become international superstars, while others — the majority, to be honest, fade back into oblivion. Former... Read more

Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon coming to Philly

Friday, September 6, 2013, 6:00 AM
Marathon season in Philadelphia starts next Sunday, September 15, when over 22,000 runners plan to take part in the Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon. The race, which officially sold out on Wednesday, kicks off at 8 a.m. sharp that morning. But the half-marathon is a weekend-long... Read more
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Kelly O'Shea Sports Medicine & Fitness Editor, Philly.com
Robert Cabry, M.D. Team Physician for U.S. Figure Skating, Assoc. Team Physician for Drexel; Drexel Sports Medicine
Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
Desirea D. Caucci, PT, DPT, OCS Co-owner of Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D. Head Team Physician for Phillies & St. Joe's; Rothman Institute
Julie Coté, PT, MPT, OCS, COMT Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Head Team Physician for Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Flyers; Rothman Institute
Joel H. Fish, Ph.D. Director of The Center For Sport Psychology; Sports Psychology Consultant for 76ers & Flyers
R. Robert Franks, D.O. Team Physician for USA Wrestling, Consultant for Phillies; Rothman Institute
Ashley B. Greenblatt, ACE-CPT Certified Personal Trainer, The Sporting Club at The Bellevue
Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP Team Physician for Drexel, Philadelphia Univ., Saint Joe’s, & U.S. National Women’s Lacrosse
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Jim McCrossin, ATC Strength and Conditioning Coach, Flyers and Phantoms
Kevin Miller Fitness Coach, Philadelphia Union
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales, Pa.
David Rubenstein, M.D. Team Orthopedist for 76ers; Main Line Health Lankenau Medical Center
Robert Senior Event coverage, Sports Doc contributor
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
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