Blue Cross Broad Street Run

Broad Street Run 2012

The first runners pushed off the starting line for the 2012 Blue Cross Broad Street Run at 8:30 a.m. on May 6. Check out all of our coverage of the race, including photos, video, interviews with the winners and profiles of 21 of the runners.

Bolting Down Broad

The Inquirer and Philly.com/health presented one profile daily of participants as we led up to the May 6 Broad Street Run. Below are all of the profiles, beginning with a wrap-up from after the race looking at how things turned out for some of those we profiled. 

You think they just run? One foot in front of the other - meaningless, boring, monotonous? Hah! The annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a declaration of independence, an act of revolution for so many.

In 2009, Tom Kramer turned frustration and desperation into inspiration. He would turn what he loved into a cause that could save the life of his wife, Pam, and the lives of many like her.

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