Marathon weekend: 7 best spots to watch

Searching for the best place to watch the Philadelphia marathon this weekend?  Check out where all the action will be in East Falls and Manayunk. 

 

EAST FALLS

Kelly Drive & Ferry Streets—Miles 17.5 & 22

7:35AM-1:15PM

lululemon athletica and CrossFit 215 will be having a party and you are invited! 

 

East Fall Bridge- Course Turnaround 2 on MLK Drive—Mile 17.5

7:35AM-11:55AM

The course change this year has runners heading over and back on the East Falls Bridge. 

 

MANAYUNK

Main Street & Ridge Avenue—Miles 18.5 & 21

7:40AM-1:00PM

Stop by the Manayunk Diner for a bite, bring a camping chair, and enjoy the bluegrass sounds of local band Breakneck Road.

 

Main Street & Shurs Lane—Miles 19 & 20.5

7:40AM-1:00PM

Manayunk Sport & Social Club offers co-ed sports and recreation all year round, but on race day they’ll be offering up their enthusiasm and excitement to the runners. If you live in the ‘yunk, come by to help them cheer.

 

Main & Cotton Streets @ Winnie’s LeBus—Miles 19 & 20.5

7:40AM-1:00PM

You know where the party’s at every year! Hang with Winnie and her crew in Manayunk. Also, receive 10% off at Winnie’s LeBus with your Fan Pass. 

 

Main & Carson Streets—Mile 20

7:45AM-12:40PM

The party continues on Main Street at the course turnaround. Decked out with balloons and a live band, the fun doesn’t end until the last runner makes it around the orange cone.

 

Start/Finish Line—’Push Through It’ Stage—Mile 26.2

6:55AM-2:30PM

As runners pass through the finish line, they’ll be embraced by the sounds of Motown, soul, and funk at the “sound of philly-themed” stage this year. Congratulations, you did it!

 

For more information about the race, visit Philadelphia Marathon

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