The Blue Cross Broad Street Run 2018

Philadelphia Broad Street Run

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Philadelphia Broad Street RunPhiladelphia, 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.

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.

2018 Broad Street Run Specials:

The Sidecar Bar & Grille — The neighborhood staple is serving up an Endurance Dinner in Grad Ho on Saturday for just $15. Broad Street Run participants can carb up on:

  • Spring Carbonara - spaghetti with zucchini, squash, smoky bacon, basil
  • Mixed greens with garlicky croutons, balsamic vinaigrette
  • Chili roasted sweet potatoes
  • Brownie sundae

The menu is a steal at just $15 and also includes a 12oz can of Sly Fox SRT Ale, also known as the Ale for the Trail as sales of this beer benefit the beautification of the Schuylkill River running Trail. 2201 Christian St. | 215.732.3429 |

Square 1682, Rittenhouse’s Modern American Kitchen + Cocktails, is congratulating runners this Sunday, May 6th with a complimentary glass of bubbly for anyone who presents their bib during brunch or dinner. 121 S 17th St. | 215.563.5008 |

Urban Farmer, Philadelphia’s “rural chic” modern steakhouse, is toasting to Broad St. runners this Sunday with a complimentary mimosa for every participant who presents a bib during brunch. 1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy | 215.963.2788 |

Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop, Runners can treat themselves with the ultimate cheat meal — on a budget! Present a bib at either location for Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop and receive a large cheesesteak for just $7.50. The special will be “running” all day on Sunday. 1 W Girard Avenue | 215.423.5637 | and 6030 Torresdale Avenue | 215.535.9405 |

SWEAT Fitness, Philadelphia’s premier fitness club, is offering non-members a complimentary recovery yoga class at any of their gyms, including SWEAT’s newest state-of-the-art flagship location at One South Broad St., from May 6th-11th with the presentation of a bib. Varying locations |

Bluebird Distilling Tasting Room, Located at the Shops at Liberty Place, Bluebird Distilling will be offering runners a complimentary tasting of three award-winning craft spirits with the presentation of a race bib on Sunday. 1625 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 17th street entrance


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