Oct 31 2015
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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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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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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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Tips to Optimize Your Training Journey with Post Workout Recovery

By Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD How you refuel for your recovery during marathon and half marathon training can make the difference in the way you feel and perform during your next workout. More than 20 studies support the benefits of recovering with the high-quality protein and nutrients in lowfat chocolate milk after a tough…

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Train With What’s on Course at Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

Gatorade Endurance Formula is scientifically formulated to meet the specific needs of endurance athletes. It contains a five-electrolyte blend including nearly 2x the sodium and more than 3x the potassium compared to original Gatorade Thirst Quencher. Drink Gatorade Endurance Formula to help sustain hydration, maintain proper fluid balance and replace key electrolytes lost in sweat…

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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