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Training in the great outdoors: Protecting yourself from the sun

Monday, April 14, 2014, 10:02 AM
The return of warm weather means the opportunity to run outdoors while training for the Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Unfortunately, sun exposure can lead to progressive skin damage that leads to cancer. To help keep you protected during your running and training, Einstein Healthcare Network dermatologist... Read more

Five tips to help you return to running

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 5:30 AM
It has been a long, cold winter. Walking on ice has proven difficult and running outdoors nearly impossible. For those without gym access, this winter has challenged our ability to maintain our fitness goals—except those goals directly related to shoveling snow. With events like the Broad Street... Read more

Nutritional tips for pre-workout fueling

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5:30 AM
Editor’s Note: To help you get ready for the Broad Street Run Einstein Healthcare Network Dietitian Theresa Shank, RD, LDN, has compiled some of the best advice on how to power up your body for this year's race. PRE-EXERCISE NUTRITIONAL GOALS Drink at least 8-16 ounces of water one hour before... Read more

40 days to Broad Street Run: Tips and bibs to win

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 5:30 AM
Hey guys, did you know we’re only 40 days away from racing down Broad Street? I bet it seemed so far away when you heard you were one of the 40,000 lucky runners to get a bib in this year’s lottery — and yet here we are, with only a little more than a month left to train. While you... Read more

What's Happening: Back on My Feet 5-Miler

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 5:00 AM
As the area digs out from yet ANOTHER snow event, it’s hard to believe that we’re almost ‘halfway’ to the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. But for many local runners, next Saturday’s Back on My Feet 5-miler marks just that—a halfway point in their training... Read more

Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run: The Team Philly project

Friday, February 28, 2014, 4:00 AM
You may not believe it if you’ve stepped outside this morning—but the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a mere two months away. Preparations have begun in earnest, including the 2nd annual lottery that took place earlier this month. Tomorrow, the build-up to the Run continues... Read more

How the Broad Street Run lottery should have been decided

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 6:00 AM
Editor's Note: Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn is back at it for his third Broad Street Run this year. Here, he'll share his training experience with us. I give the mala ojo to anyone trying to sell their 2014 Broad Street Run bibs on the black market. It is reported that some 4,800 interested... Read more

Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery deadline extended

Monday, February 10, 2014, 6:31 AM
Representatives of the Blue Cross Broad Street Run have announced that it will be extending the lottery entry registration period from its original deadline of Thursday, February 13th until Saturday, February 15th at 12 noon. “We are well aware that many of our participants have been dealing... Read more

Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery opens February 1

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:00 PM
For the second consecutive year, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run will offer spots through a lottery system. This morning, it was announced that the lottery will begin on Saturday, February 1 at 12:01 a.m. and conclude on February 13 at 11:59 p.m. It was not known exactly how many spots are available... Read more

How to train for your first 5K, 10-miler or marathon

Monday, December 2, 2013, 10:56 AM
With the Philly Marathon completed and the New Year almost upon us, many people have begun contemplating running their first 5K or committing to running a distance they have never run before. There are many great races in and around Philadelphia, with varying lengths that can challenge even the most... 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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