Top 5 Philly Marathons

Top 5 Philly Marathons

 

Have you thought about seriously challenging yourself lately? Luckily, Philly is the place to do it! Not only do we have beautiful trails to run along but a variety of races and marathons as well! If you have never participated in a marathon, take a look at the list of Philly Marathons that we have created! It’s never too late to start training and experience the gorgeous city of Philadelphia on your own two feet!

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AACR Philadelphia Marathon

 

As the 25th Anniversary of the famous American Association of Cancer Research Philadelphia Marathon approaches us this coming November, it’s the perfect time to register yourself for a good cause and a great challenge! Not only is this one of the top Philly marathons but it is one of TOP ten marathons, nationwide. You can expect a beautiful and flat course through all of the most amazing sceneries in Philadelphia, including Fairmount Park, the Schuylkill River as well as finishing at the famous Art Museum! Registration is open now and running (no pun intended).

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Blue Cross Broad Street Run

 

Although registration is now closed for the 39th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run, you can alway sign up next year! One of Philly’s most beloved 10 mile running events that begins on Broad Street and finishes at the beautiful Navy Yard located in South Philly.  All runners who finish, receive a medal! Who’s ready to start training?

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Dietz & Watson Philadelphia Half Marathon

 

If you’re not ready for the full Philadelphia Marathon, Dietz & Watson hosts a half marathon or 10 mile race the day before the AACR Philadelphia Marathon during this coming November of 2018. This course takes your through a lot of the same historic areas and iconic neighborhoods in Philly. Prize money and more still awarded! Register now!

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Love Run Philadelphia

 

Another half marathon that takes you through the wonderful streets of Philadelphia! According to their website, this 10 mile run is voted BEST half marathon, BEST swag, and BEST race shirt! You do not want to miss out on this fun and lovely race! Registration for the March 2019 race opens up this September!

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Rock n’ Roll Marathon Series

 

Coming this September is the Philadelphia Rock n’ Roll Marathon series! Comprised of three different race course distances for you too choose and register for! With 5K, 10K and half marathon courses, this series is for all runners! Not only is this race about rocking, rolling and running but charity! Since the series inception in 1998, this race has raised over $335 million dollars through runner’s participation for their partnered charities! It’s not too late to sign up, log onto their website to register and learn more!

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If you’re still interested in participating in a Philadelphia running event but not quite ready for a full or half marathon, check out theEagles Autism Challenge 5K Run/Walk! 100% of participant-raised funds go towards Autism Research and programs at the Eagles’ beneficiary institutions. The course begins at the Lincoln Financial Field and brings you around the local neighborhood to return for the Finish Line Celebration! Join the Regina Enriquez-Teter Team on Sunday May 19, 2019 to support an amazing cause!

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For more information:

http://www.eaglesautismchallenge.org/event/run/

 

-Cailyn Charlesworth






 

 



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