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What’s Happening: The Color Run Night debuting in Philly

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 5:30 AM
Philadelphia loves a good color run. How do I know that? The self-named “happiest 5K on the planet” has sold out every year in Philly. Luckily, this year, they’re coming back again with an epic encore. On October 18, Philadelphia will host the country’s first The Color Run... Read more

What’s Happening: Color Me Rad 5K

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 5:30 AM
Things are about to get pretty rad in Philadelphia. Color Me Rad 5K, the most colorful 5K on the planet, is coming to the Wells Fargo Center on August 30, 2014. If you need an excuse to let loose, this untimed run is definitely for you. Runners in this 5K aren’t trying to get their best time;... Read more

Registration opens July 1 for Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K

Friday, June 27, 2014, 11:30 AM
On Tuesday, July 1, registration will open for the largest 10K in the Tri-State Area, the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge on November 2, 2014. The 6.2 mile run is a unique out-and-back course on the Ben Franklin Bridge. Starting at the tollgates on the New Jersey side of the Ben Franklin Bridge, runners... Read more

Mizuno’s Baton app allows runners to turn miles into money for Back on My Feet

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 5:30 AM
Mizuno is out to answer one powerful question: What if everybody ran? With your help, we’re about to find out. Much like the popular app Charity Miles, Mizuno’s Baton app is a free mobile download that tracks your running mileage and allows you to earn money for their charitable partner... Read more

Free fitness and fun with Phila.'s November Project

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 4:52 PM
First and foremost, let’s get this free fitness alert out of the way — on Friday mornings at 6:25 a.m. you can meet the November Project for a free(!) cross-training workout at Penn’s Franklin Field. Now, what is the November Project, you ask? It all started in 2011 in Boston —... Read more

What's Happening: Preserve the Sexy with Black Girls RUN!

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 5:30 AM
Justin Timberlake may have ‘brought sexy back’ but according to Black Girls RUN!, it never should have left in the first place. That’s why this Saturday morning, BGR! is presenting the Preserve The SexyTour, a one-day workshop designed for female runners of all levels to expand their... Read more

National Running Day: Team in Training and Shana's story

Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 5:30 AM
Today is National Running Day, and individuals and organizations across the country plan to celebrate their favorite pastime by taking to the roads… or paths, or even treadmills. Team in Training (TNT) is no different. The group plans to celebrate National Running Day with a 3-mile run—at... Read more

Locals share their love of running for National Running Day, June 4

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:07 PM
Tomorrow, June 4, is National Running Day, a coast-to-coast celebration of running. On this day, longtime runners reaffirm their love of running, while beginners kick off a lifetime and life-changing commitment. Organizers encourage runners to join in by planning a run, spreading the running bug to... Read more

What's Happening: Jeremy's Jedi 5K for childhood cancer research

Friday, May 23, 2014, 5:30 AM
Next Friday, May 30, the Jeremy P. Wilson Foundation will host the 4th annual Jeremy’s Jedi 5K Run/Walk to benefit childhood cancer research, providing children with better treatment options and offering hope for a cure. The event takes place at Great Valley High School in Malvern at 6 p.m. The... Read more

What's Happening: The Victorious 5K

Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:45 AM
Area runners are invited to bring in the month of June at the 6th Annual Victorious 5K Run/Walk in Gibbsboro, N.J. The Victorious 5K is held in honor of Alicia Rose DiNatale, who passed away back in 2002 at the age of 17. Alicia was a victim of adenocarcinoma, a rare form of cancer in children. The... Read more
About this blog

Whether you are a weekend warrior, an aging baby boomer, a student athlete or just someone who wants to stay active, this blog is for you. Read about our growing list of expert contributors here.

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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