Friday, March 6, 2015

Broad Street Run

Broad Street Run: A runner’s guide to avoiding road rage

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 5:30 AM
The race to the Broad Street Run is picking up pace. In an attempt to channel your inner Steve Prefontaine, you have taken the initial steps necessary to successfully reach the finish line. You awkwardly galloped outside of Philadelphia Runner while Stu the sneaker specialist assessed whether you would... Read more

Change in start time for Broad Street Run

Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:02 PM
Be prepared to set your alarm clock for a little earlier if you are running the Broad Street Run this May. Due to requests from the Philadelphia Police Department and the Stadium Complex Management, the start time of the race has been moved from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Make sure you make note of the... Read more

10-week training plan for Broad Street Run

Monday, February 23, 2015, 5:30 AM
The Broad Street Run lottery results are in! Hopefully you won a spot in this year's run.This will be my first Broad Street Run, and I am excited to be a part of the largest 10 mile running event in America. If this is your first distance run, now is the time to pick up your training. There are only... Read more

Free ODDyssey Half Marathon training team starts Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 5:30 AM
Are you running in either the Broad Street Run in May or the ODDyssey Half Marathon in June, or maybe if you are a diehard runner, both? While the warmer months seem still so far away, you know you need to start training now if you want strong times across those finish lines. Join the ODDyssey Half... Read more

Broad Street Run: Place your bets

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 5:30 AM
You can run or you can hide. 2015 Broad Street Run registration opened Sunday and for the next 11 days you have to choose. Do I stay or do I go? For most people, this is easy. The running community stays on an even keel, 12 months a year, fluctuating slightly in form, staying within reasonable weight... Read more

Broad Street Run registration opens Feb. 1

Friday, January 30, 2015, 5:30 AM
Snow and ice got you down? Here is something to cheer you up: Registration for the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery opens Sunday, February 1 and will close on Friday, February 13 at 11:59 p.m. Yes, May is not that far away with its warmer days and sunny skies. Remember that the Broad Street... Read more

Broad Street Run 2015 lottery opens Feb. 1

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 2:49 PM
While you are in the marathon frame of mind this weekend, make sure you set yourself a reminder that the lottery for the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run opens Sunday, February 1 and closes Friday, February 13. Don’t worry about what time during this window that you register. The last person... Read more

The Broad Street Run is more than just a race

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 11:28 AM
At 8 a.m. on Sunday, we were bunched in the Pink Corral — the final passel of the 40,000 Broad Street Run runners, alternately wiggling around to keep warm and loosen our muscles as we all stood there waiting for our turn to head downhill. A few feet ahead of me was the Stay Puff Marshmallow... Read more

Runner proposes to girlfriend at Broad Street Run finish line

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 1:49 PM
Kaitlyn Foley got more than a medal at the finish line of the 35th annual Broad Street Run this Sunday! Foley and boyfriend James Bowman lined up at the start of the race together — but it was more than just friendly competition that pushed Bowman to beat his girlfriend to the finish line. Shortly... Read more

Blue Cross Broad Street Run: Last-minute announcements

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 5:00 AM
Throughout the day, we’ll be bringing you any last-minute announcements pertaining to Sunday’s Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Corral Times: Upon arriving at the start line, you’ll want to start from the corral that corresponds to your anticipated finishing time. They are as follows: Corral... Read more
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J. Ryan Bair, PT, DPT, SCS Founder and Owner of FLASH Sports Physical Therapy, Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy
Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
Ellen Casey, MD Physician with Drexel University Sports Medicine
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
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Kevin Miller Fitness Coach, Philadelphia Union
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, 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
Thomas Trojian MD, CAQSM, FACSM Associate Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Drexel University
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