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Philly Marathon Long Training Run

I am running the Philadelphia Marathon in November. I live in NC and am planning to visiting the city to run one of my long training runs (18-20 miles) on part of the marathon course for some race recon. Would appreciate any info on local running groups that might have an organized training run on the course scheduled. Cheers.

Your Next Race & Date: Philadelphia Marathon

Re: Philly Marathon Long Training Run

The club's run on Saturday mornings (8am through Labor Day, 9am thereafter) covers the river loop which includes part of the marathon course. The Saturday runs include runners of all paces covering the 8.45 mile loop with some running more and some running less.

And pending what running pace you feel comfortable at, I run with a group at 8:30am on Sundays near the Art Musuem in which a group goes around mid-6 min/miles and a second group at mid-7 min/miles. I'd be happy to tailor the route on one of those Sunday runs to include more of the marathon course too.

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