In less than two weeks, thousands of runners will lace up for the Philadelphia Marathon. How are your preparing for this year’s race? What motivated you to sign up?
In less than two weeks, thousands of runners will lace up for the Philadelphia Marathon. The course takes participants through Center City, Fairmount Park, Manayunk, East Falls and University City.
For many athletes, it’s a chance to break last year’s record. For others, it’s a longtime goal to even reach that finish line. From those training for this year’s race to the runners who have participated in the past, everyone has a story. NewsWorks want to hear yours.
How are your preparing for this year’s race? What motivated you to sign up? What will be the first thing you do once you reach the finish line?
If you participated before, how intimidating was the thought of stairs the next day? What was is like to have so many fans cheer you on from the sideline? What advice would you give to the rookies?
Share your story in the comment section below and be sure to include the neighborhood that you’re from. We just might reach out to you for a feature piece on NewsWorks.