Oct 31 2015
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How to Eat Right for Your Run

Are you gearing up for race day? There’s more to a successful run than shaving a few minutes off your best time – though that sure does feel good! The right foods will give you the fuel you need, keep you in optimal healthy, and maybe even help you beat your record. Certified organic food…

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#RNR PHILLY is 200 Days Away- Training Tips to Help Your Prepare

1. Eat right 2. Choose your footwear 3. Work in the hills 4. Hydrate, hydrate hydrate! _________________________________________________________ 1. Eat Right Training for a race can build up an appetite. Make sure to eat your proteins to maximize your recovery time after a long training day. 2. Choose your footwear Be aware of the surface you…

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Philly LOVE List

There are so many reasons to LOVE Philadelphia. Here’s a few: Soft pretzels. Warm, soft and chewy – these delicious snacks are even better with mustard and are the perfect excuse to carb-load anytime! Eastern State Penitentiary – Once a famous prison, now an infamous ruin, there’s no better place for a haunted tour –…

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How to Train Mentally for Your Next Race

If you’re planning to run a race, chances are you’re probably planning to train for it too. You’ll do long runs and speed work. Maybe you’ll hit the gym. You might hire a coach, who will give you workouts to get you physically ready for the big day. But what will you do to prepare…

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Rock Your Spooky Playlist

With our unique event date this year coinciding with Halloween we thought we’d put together a playlist of spooky songs so you can get yourself in the spirit while you train for October 31. 1. Thriller – Michael Jackson 2. Monster mash – Bobby “Boris” Pickett 3. Time warp – Rocky Horror Picture Show Chorus…

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Five Essential Tips for Winter Running

1. Layer up 2. Choose your footwear 3. Have a backup plan 4. Hydrate, hydrate hydrate! 5. Play it safe _________________________________________________________ 1. Layer up Base, middle and outer layers allow you to start off warm and moderate your temperature as your run progresses. Base layers should be lightweight and may be synthetic, like a polyester;…

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2015 Packet PIck-Up Options

In an effort to accommodate the requests from families and local runners while balancing the security and logistical needs of a major participatory event and the extra cost of providing such services, we will be offering the following additional pick up options

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Start Your Race Day Routine With Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee!

Start Your Race Day Routine With Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee. Dunkin’ Gets You Running in the Morning and Keeps You Running All Day. Come see us at the expo or on race day to enjoy America’s favorite coffee. Dunkin’ coffee is freshly brewed and made the way you like it to give you the boost you…

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Schedule of Events

October 29-30, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Thursday, October 29: 12:00 pm-7:00 pm
Friday, October 30: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Expo Details

October 31, 2015

American Association for Cancer Research Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Start Time: 8:00am
Event Details