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Broad Street Run

Broad Street Runner recalls best moments of 2013 race

Monday, May 6, 2013, 3:16 PM
The most amazing thing about the din and delirium of two hours and 10 miles, of helicopters buzzing and Neil Diamond blaring, was a moment I was not expecting. My number was 39,707 so there were that many and more strangers vs. the five people I knew that were running and the five people I knew that... Read more

Black Girls RUN! at 2013 Broad Street Run

Monday, May 6, 2013, 9:43 AM
A little more than three hours after the first runners left the starting line this morning, I slowly started making my way to the exits of the Navy Yard. As I went to enter the parking lot, two runners in red caught my eye. They'd been running for three hours, yet these women were running as hard... Read more

Live: 2013 IBX Broad Street Race Coverage

Sunday, May 5, 2013, 7:33 AM
The runners take off at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 5. Follow the latest race happenings from home or on your mobile device. For full Broad Street Run coverage, click here. If you are on a mobile device: Click here to chat. Read more

Why do you run Broad Street? A 10-year reunion for 5 friends

Saturday, May 4, 2013, 6:00 AM
Five teenage girls met as freshmen at their first cross-country practice at Mount Saint Joseph’s Academy in Flourtown back in 2003. They were all from different towns, new to the school and nervous, just looking to fit in. What happened with them has happened so many times, in so many places... Read more

Why do you run? Taj's recovery on the road to Broad Street

Saturday, May 4, 2013, 6:00 AM
One year ago, 13-year old Taj Bland completed the Broad Street Run as part of Students Run Philly Style. “He didn’t really want to do it,” said his mother Ivry. “But he pushed through and finished.” As the race concluded, Ivry and her husband Charles met their son at... Read more

Broad Street runner picks up bib, ready for race day

Friday, May 3, 2013, 4:36 PM
It has become my personal daily double, Friday of Derby week. Go to the Linc, pick up your Broad Street Run race bib, then hit the Turf Club, bet the Derby and head to work. They open the gates at 10 a.m., so that's when I got there. Me and about 2,000 other people. Get in line, around the block,... Read more

Why do you run Broad Street? Andy's Story

Friday, May 3, 2013, 6:00 AM
Plenty of men want to lose weight. Some even succeed. But not many have the guts to document their progress and let the whole world see. Meet Andy Aubin, 36, of Hatboro. In November of 2011, Andy had become a father. He was 328 pounds and tired of making excuses. So he started running—and blogging... Read more

Broad Street News: new surveillance system, Phillies ticket discount

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 1:40 PM
Philadelphia police will debut a new surveillance system at Sunday’s Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Sentry is a portable, wireless system that can record happenings at considerable distances from atop a trailer. The hope is that the new system will keep an ‘eye’ on areas with no existing... Read more

Why do you run Broad Street? Liz's story

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 5:55 AM
Two years ago, Liz Diamondstein was at a crossroads in her already-trying personal life. Having beaten cancer THREE times, she now faced the prospect of a separation from her husband of nine years. Feeling overwhelmed, for the first time this resilient survivor decided to run from her problems. Literally... Read more

Broad Street Run: Full security details

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 3:44 PM
In light of the tragic events in Boston on April 15, it made sense that added security measures would be in place for this weekend’s Blue Cross Broad Street Run. This afternoon, we learned what some of those measures will entail. First, no bags, backpacks or coolers will be permitted in the... Read more
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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.

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
Justin D'Ancona Philly.com
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
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
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
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
David Rubenstein, M.D. Sports Medicine Surgeon, Rothman Institute
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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