The first runners will take off for the 2015 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run in Philadelphia at 8 a.m. on May 3, 2015. Check out race photos, interviews with the winners, and profiles of inspiring local runners.
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They took quick action Sunday morning when a 35-year-old man went into cardiac arrest during the 10-mile race. Later, a 27-year-old collapsed at the finish line.
Allie Ilagan usually would have run about 150 training miles before hitting the pavement in the Broad Street Run. But by Sunday, she had covered less than 50. So after some soul-searching, she decided to skip the race and spend the day cheering on her husband, Mikey.
The Ethiopian runner won the womens division after win a 10K race in Virginia the day before.
The first runners will push off the starting line for the 2015 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run in Philadelphia at 8 a.m. on May 3rd. Stay tuned for the latest news, photos, videos and more.
You have been planning for months for the Broad Street Run - eating right, keeping up with training runs.
Esther Erb looks at the Blue Cross Broad Street Run as one that changed her running career.
Hicham El-Mohpabi is the agent who represents several runners from Morocco and his group is gaining distinction settling in Roxborough for part of the year.
So just how big is the Broad Street 10-mile run?
Ethiopia was well-represented in the champions at the Broad Street Run.
This Sunday, May 3, The Broad Street Run will be back again. Here is what you need to know if you are heading down to either run, or to cheer on the pack.
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