Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a 10-mile, point-to-point course running from the northern edge of the city to the Philadelphia Navy Yard on the Delaware Waterfront.
The Blue Cross Broad Street Run 2019
Runners will pass many of the city’s most important landmarks along the way, such as Temple University, City Hall, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Avenue of the Arts and the Philadelphia stadium complex. Expect record-breaking times and a field of about approximately 37,000 runners on this USATF-certified course, which rates as one of the fastest in the country by Runner’s World magazine. The race finishes inside the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
2019 Broad Street Run Specials:
CO-OP Restaurant and Lounge, the lively corner restaurant located in University City, has created a special refuel brunch menu with carb forward dishes for runners looking to indulge post-race, including Buttermilk Pancakes ($13), Brioche French Toast ($13), Avocado Quinoa Veggie Bowl ($14), and “bagel boards” with options such as Smoked Salmon ($15), CO-OP Chicken Salad ($13), and Classic Tuna Salad ($12). 20 S 33rd St | 215-398-1874 | https://www.coopphilly.com
Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop, arguably Philadelphia’s favorite cheesesteak joint, is offering runners a dollar off their large cheesesteaks at the Fishtown location. Runners can refuel on carbs and protein with the Philly staple for $7.50 when they show their bib. 1 W Girard Ave. | 215-423-5637 | https://www.joessteaks.com
Philadelphia Brewing Company, Philadelphia’s oldest and largest brewery, is helping runners refuel and re-carb with a free pint of ElectroLyte when they show their bib. A sessionable full-bodied Pale Ale with a low ABV (3.9% ABV), ElectroLyte is brewed with apricots, white and pink grapefruit and a touch of Himalayan pink salt and rye malts. This pale ale contains more electrolytes than the average beer, making it a perfect post-race brew. 2440 Frankford Ave | 215-427-2739 | https://philadelphiabrewing.com
The Bourse, the historic food hall located in Old City, is ready for the runners with multiple vendors offering specials to those who show their bib. Post-race options include sliders from Baby Buns, pancakes from Grubhouse, margaritas from Rebel Taco, and more. 111 S. Independence Mall | https://theboursephilly.com
- Baby Buns - 15% off all food items
- Chaat and Chai - $1 off chilled chai and mango smoothies
- TAPS - Select $4 beers and $6 wines
- The Bar by Bluebird Distilling - Complimentary 1 oz. pour of spirit of choice
- Grubhouse - 20% off order
- Rebel Taco - $4 margaritas, $3 Beers, $2 Bud Light and DogFish Sea Quench
Royal Boucherie, the lively American Brasserie from Chef Nicolas Elmi, is offering runners any brunch cocktail for free with the presentation of their bib. Options include a Bloody Mary ($10) with vodka, lemon, and house Bloody Mix, the Mo’Joe Cocktail ($12) with Averna, house coffee liquor, sweet vermouth, and vanilla, and a Venetian Spritz ($12) with Aperol, Cappelletti Aperitivo, prosecco, and soda. 52 South 2nd St |267-606-6313 | www.royalboucherie.com
Urban Farmer, the modern American steakhouse located off Logan Square, is celebrating the victorious by offering runners a free Victory Brewing Company beer to those who show their bibs. Runners can pair their brew with a hearty brunch option, such as Biscuits and Sausage Gravy ($15), for the perfect post-race treat. 1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215-963-2788 | https://urbanfarmerrestaurant.com/philadelphia/