Friday, March 27, 2015

Philadelphia Marathon

The first runners push off the starting line for the 2015 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 22nd. Check out profiles of inspiring local runners, race photos, interviews with the winners, and more.

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Photos from the 2014 Philadelphia Marathon.
Philadelphia came alive long before sunrise Sunday, with runners from around the world in a race that went off almost without a glitch.
Her heart might unexpectedly stop, but her running would not. That's essentially what Brandi Dockett told a cardiologist in October after the 41-year-old personal trainer learned she had a potentially fatal coronary condition, one that shut down her heart for six or seven seconds at a time.
Marathon runner Jason Fitzgerald shares an unofficial Philadelphia Marathon Course Guide.
Philadelphia Marathon activities will draw 60,000 spectators, 30,000 runners.
It’s race time. And since the Philadelphia Marathon is celebrating its 21st year, expect a weekend of reasonable partying — not too wild though, the race is 26.2 miles, after all.
One of the bystanders at Sunday's Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon was Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf. He came to watch his daughter Sarah, compete in her first marathon.
One of the bystanders at Sunday's Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon was Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf. He came to watch his daughter Sarah, compete in her first marathon.
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