An estimated 40,000 people are filling Broad Street this morning from
Somerville Avenue in Logan to South Philadelphia’s Navy Yard for the
33nd annual ten-mile Blue Cross Broad Street Run, which began at 8:30
a.m. The race, one of the most popular ten-mile road races in the
nation, sold out in five hours – over a quarter of the city’s
The route from North to South Philadelphia, named by Runner’s World as
one of the fastest ten-mile courses in the country, is lined with
water stops, aid stations and live entertainment – last we heard
around City Hall, there were some serious stadium rock jams blaring.
All pledges and donations benefit the American Cancer Society.
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