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Bedan Karoki wins 2014 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 9:17 AM
PHILADELPHIA - On a cool Sunday morning in Philadelphia, 23,000 runners took to the streets as part of the 2014 Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon. Bedan Karoki of Kenya won the 13.1 mile race with an unofficial time of 59:22. Averaging a 4:32 minute per mile pace, Karoki beat out fellow Kenyans Cybrian... Read more

When should you skip the workout buddy?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 5:30 AM
My company, Total Performance Physical Therapy offers group training programs for various distance runs, yet I am constantly called to the table because the first thing I tell people to do when they are injured is to stop running with a group, stop running with a partner, and just run by yourself.... Read more

Get movin’ with Run to Work Day Philly

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 5:30 AM
On your mark. Get set. Go. Jumpstart your day by running to work on Friday, September 19. Running is already a favorite form of exercise here in the Philadelphia area. People are pulling on their running shoes before work, after, even at lunch time, but what about on the way to work? It is amazing... Read more

2 area PT clinics expand services for athletes

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 5:30 AM
Conshohocken Physical Therapy in Conshohocken and Total Performance Physical Therapy in North Wales have been going through some growing pains lately as they renovated, expanded and added new talent to their roster in order to offer more comprehensive rehabilitation and sports training services. Conshohocken... Read more

The Philly 10K: The Philly-est race you can run

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 5:30 AM
On Saturday, September 6, 3,000 runners took to the streets for the inaugural Philly 10K. Philadelphia Runner’s first-ever road race was a huge hit. And as a 10K first-timer, I was so happy with my decision to use this race as my springboard into the amazing running scene that Philly has to offer... Read more

Philly 10K: Road closures and parking considerations

Friday, September 5, 2014, 5:30 AM
This Saturday, September 6, the first ever Philly 10K created by Philadelphia Runner will take runners on a scenic route through a dozen neighborhoods of Philadelphia starting at 7:30 a.m. If you are a runner or just heading out to root on family and friends, here is some important information you... Read more

Fall back into a healthy routine

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 5:30 AM
Keeping healthy during the dog days of summer can be a real beach. On a recent trip to the shore, my eyes wandered away from my last few pages of Gone Girl, and onto a coastline that looked like a polluted "waist land." If the summer months have you vacationing from daily exercise and eating well,... Read more

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
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
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
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 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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