Friday, July 31, 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.
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.
Runner costumes, spectator signs and more scenes from the 2014 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon. (Dave DuBan / For Philly.com)
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