Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find local 5K races in March around the Philadelphia region.
Looking for things to do in March or on St. Patrick's Day? Get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors with these nearby runs and 5Ks, many of which are for good causes. Below is a list of nearby runs in March in the greater Philadelphia region: Saturday, March 2 Saturday, March 9 Saturday, March 16 Tuesday, March 19 Saturday, March 23 Saturday, March 30
Monday, December 31, 2012
Got a New Year's resolution to get in shape? Patch is here to help.
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- Nate Adams
Monday, December 31, 2012
Whether you have a New Year's resolution to be more physically active or just like to support good causes, there are plenty of organized runs to help you do so in early 2013. Below is a list of nearby runs and other ways to exercise in the New Year: Monday, December 31 Tuesday, January 1 Saturday, January 5 Saturday, January 12 Sunday, January 13 Saturday, January 19 Saturday, January 26 Saturday, February 2 Saturday, March 2
Friday, September 28, 2012
Check out these events in from Northwest Philly to the Main Line and beyond this weekend.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top five local events for this weekend. 1. Manayunk StrEAT Festival 2. Malvern Fall Festival and Bark in the Park 3. Ardmore Oktoberfest 4. 3rd Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K & Fun Run 5. Chestnut Hill 4th Annual Book Festival and Speaker Series
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Looking to stretch your legs in an organized run?
It's August, so the heat is on. Luckily, most of the events below start in the morning. There are plenty of interesting runs this month, including a couple 15k races, a duathlon and even a pentathlon. Thursday, Aug. 2 Bourneylf Run/Walk 5K run and 2-mile walk, Rustin High School, West Chester, $20 Phoenixville Twilight Summer Track Series #2, open track meets, multiple distances, hurdles and relays, starts 6:30 p.m., Phoenixville Area High School track, $5 per person per meet Saturday, Aug. 4 Wounded Warrior 5K Trail Run and Walk, start time 9 a.m., Warwick Park, Pottstown, $30 Sunday, Aug. 12 2012 Greater Philadelphia Runners Pentathlon, start time 8 a.m., each runner participates in 5 events, Fort Washington, $45 per person Thursday, …
Friday, March 16, 2012
The race is 9 a.m. Saturday.
There will be a 5K in the Wissahickon the morning of St. Patrick's Day. The ninth Annual Fighting Irish 5K will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday. The race starts at Forbidden Drive near Valley Green Inn, and it follows Forbidden Drive north for a ways before a turnaround. Runners will then finish at Valley Green. and end at the starting point. Registration for the race is $18 in advance and $25 the day of the race. See the website for the run for more information on registration. Proceeds from the race will go to benefit St. Malachy School, a private grade school in North Philadelphia.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The race is 9 a.m. on March 17.
Looking for an active way to kick off St. Patrick's Day? Try running a five kilometer race, or participating in a one mile walk. At 9 a.m. on March 17, the 9th Annual Fighting Irish 5K will kick off, with a course that starts at Forbidden Drive near Valley Green Inn. The race will follow Forbidden Drive towards Bells Mill Road, turn around, and end at the starting point. Registration for the race is $18 in advance and $25 the day of the race. See the website for the run for more information on registration. Proceeds from the race will go to benefit St. Malachy School, a private grade school in North Philadelphia.
Monday, December 13, 2010
The Cedars House provides fuel for year-round runners.
With winter looming and foot traffic on Forbidden Drive beginning to dwindle, Ricki Eisenstein is buckling down for her first cold season running The Cedars House. Located in a cozy 1800s cottage at the popular pathway's Northwestern Avenue trailhead, the café and fitness center just came off a busy season with scores of groups getting ready for the sold out Philadelphia Marathon in late November. "I would see the people training out there for months," Eisenstein said during an interview Sunday. "They were our regulars." Even though business has slowed down in the weeks since, and Eisenstein is preparing to announce reduced winter hours, The Cedars House calendar will still contain regular activities for year-round runners and fitness …