Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Broad Street Run

The first runners will take off for the 2015 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run in Philadelphia at 8:30 a.m. on May 3, 2015. Check out race photos, interviews with the winners, and profiles of inspiring local runners.

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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 1st and closes Friday, February 13th.
40,000 runners took to the streets on Sunday, May 4, 2014 to run the 10-mile Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Check out the runner results and...
An hour before the start of the race, J.P. Cappiello stood ready to go, immune to the morning chill but fighting the pre-run jitters.
On a beautiful Sunday morning in Philadelphia, over 40,000 runners took to the streets as part of the 2014 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run.
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...
Kaitlyn Foley got more than a medal at the finish line of the 35th annual Broad Street Run this Sunday!
I can already feel the wave coming: "Put a qualifying time on the Broad Street Run to get rid of all the slow runners."
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