Saturday, November 20, 2010

2010 Philadelphia Marathon - Runner Tracking, Course Maps, Schedule, & More

The Philadelphia Marathon takes place Sunday, November 21st, and here are some links to help you prepare:
* race weekend schedule - find the days and times of all events, including the health and fitness expo, race packet pick-up, the runners' pasta party, and all of the races
* runner tracking - keep tabs on runners via your pager or text-messaging number, or e-mail
* Philadelphia Marathon course maps - view interactive maps of each of the race courses, marked with water stations, cheering zones, and Philadelphia landmarks. Or download the map(s) to your computer
map of the start/finish area and of the runner corrals - be prepared on race day by learning the lay of the land in advance, including the location of portable toilets, baggage check, and medical tents
turn-by-turn race directions - if you like to know exactly what streets you'll be running on, check out these instructions, which spell out the direction you'll turn on each road
travel tips - how to get to Philadelphia, how to get to and from the start and finish lines, and advice on where to park 
Coming just a couple of weeks after the New York City Marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon attracts a large crowd of elite and everyday runners. With the information above you'll be able to make the most of race weekend, whether you're running or just coming to watch and cheer.

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