Tag Archive: Philadelphia

Sep 28

I Think I Can’t, But Then I Did Anyway

“I could never do that.” I hear this all the time when I talk about the races I’ve done, and the races I’m preparing for. I get it when people say that to me, because I used to say that to other people when they told me what athletic activities they were up to. I …

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Aug 22

Pushing Through the Pain with DetermiNation

I run because I want to fight cancer. My mom was diagnosed with cancer in her early 40s and had to endure radical surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. My dad passed away from cancer at the age of 49, when I was still at college. The coxswain of my crew team in college passed away from …

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Aug 08

It’s All About The Mission

The DNation Team for Broad Street Run

Almost a year ago, I had the pleasure of running the Philadelphia Marathon with DetermiNation. The team there is one of the largest, most fun, passionate and dedicated groups of DetermiNators anywhere. Most of us who run, bike, walk and swim with DetermiNation do it because we have a strong personal connection to the mission …

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May 15

A Very Different Broad Street Run

Three years ago on my blog, Jill’s Running Away, I wrote an account of my participation in the Broad Street Run, a 10-mile race here in Philly that happens on the first Sunday in each May.  It was a long piece that addressed how I felt at each stage, the conditions and the race itself.  …

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Mar 26

Broad Street Run – The Best 10 Miler in the Country

The Broad Street Run (BSR) is the highlight of the running season in Philadelphia. It’s the first of the big races, which, in Philly, nicely progresses from a 10-miler in May, to the Rock N’ Roll half marathon in September, then concluding with the Philadelphia Marathon in November. At DetermiNation, we call that Compete Philadelphia; …

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