Saturday, January 15, 2011

Broad Street Run 2011

Broad Street Run 2011

Course: A 10-mile, point-to-point course (named one of the fastest 10-mile courses in the country by Runner's World) starts at the Central High School Athletic Field at Broad Street and Somerville Avenue. The course is a pleasing run past the varied neighborhoods of Philadelphia along Broad Street. It finishes inside the Philadelphia Navy Yard at the end of Broad Street in South Philadelphia. There are eleven water stations, digital clocks at each Mile, aid stations, port-a-potties, entertainment and numerous ambulances on the course. The course is traffic-free in the south-bound lanes and monitored by police. This course is certified by USATF.

There will be numerous Ambulances on the course. If you get sick or injured, remain calm until help arrives. If any runner comes upon an emergency and no help is in the area, please report it to any police officer along the course. Temple University, Hahnemann, and Methodist Hospitals are on the racecourse.


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