Oct 31 2015
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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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FUNDRAISING GROUPS

Team In Training Raise funds to help people with blood cancers live better, longer lives. Website: www.teamintraining.org Phone: (800) 482-TEAM Cure SMA Cure SMA is the leading organization dedicated to a treatment and cure for spinal muscular atrophy. Website: www.cureSMA.org Email: amber@cureSMA.org Phone: 847-709-6339 Move for Hunger – Team Move for Hunger Join Team Move For Hunger and…

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why was the race date moved from September to October? Pope Francis will be making his first visit to the United States when he attends the World Meeting of Families event in Philadelphia in September. Because of this, other special events had to be moved, including our historic race. We worked diligently with the city…

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Winter Training: Get To the Gym and Get More Out of the Winter Season

Get To the Gym and Get More Out of the Winter Season Though the dark days of winter may be cutting your mileage short, following a few easy steps can make you stronger and faster for your upcoming races. Steer clear of the mid-winter running blues with these cardio and strength conditioning tips: TARGET YOUR…

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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