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What’s Happening: The Zombie Mud Run

Friday, August 29, 2014, 5:30 AM
Looking to spice up your fitness routine? Why not work up a sweat while being chased by zombies? Or better yet, become the undead yourself at The Zombie Mud Run at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, NJ on September 27. It seems like our fascination for all things zombie isn't going to wane anytime time... Read more

10 fall races to run in Philadelphia for a good cause

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 10:47 AM
Fall is the unofficial start to the racing calendar and I'm sure many of you are lacing up your sneaks and training for Philly’s big marathon weekends. In the midst of logging all of those miles, why not switch up your routine and consider joining a smaller race for a good cause? Yep, that's... Read more

Discounted entry fee for Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Monday, August 11, 2014, 5:30 AM
Marathon season in Philadelphia kicks off on Sunday, September 21, when thousands of runners will lace up for the Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon. Last year, the race sold out two weeks before runners took to the starting line. This year, with only a month to go, bibs are still... Read more

2015 Love Run Half Marathon registration opens Aug. 22

Friday, August 8, 2014, 5:30 AM
Last year, Philadelphia runners added a new half marathon to their spring schedule. Glassboro-based CGI Racing hosted the 2014 inaugural Love Run and after selling out to 10,000 runners, they’re back this year on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Registration for the 13.1-mile race opens at 10 a.m. on... Read more

We tried it: Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race

Friday, August 1, 2014, 5:30 AM
Are you a runner looking to shake things up? For a fun (and dirty) change of pace, a mud run might be the answer. If you’re unfamiliar with the latest fitness fad, mud runs combine running with a combination of military style obstacles along the course. The goal is to challenge yourself and... Read more

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
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.

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
Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS Advanced Clinician at Penn Therapy and Fitness, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
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.
Kelly O'Shea Senior Health Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
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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