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Out of town Runner

I am visiting Philadelphia and need to run 10-12 on Sunday. (Can't run Saturday). Are there any groups that run Sunday? If not can you recommend safe running trail/route for single female runner. Staying near Logan Square.


Re: Out of town Runner

Hi Annette.

Welcome to Philly!

I'm sorry you won't be able to join us on Saturday.

Here is a list of many running clubs in Philly and when they meet:

I see there is one club listed for Sundays, but you may also want to try contacting the other clubs listed to see if anybody will be running on Sunday.

As for safe routes, our map page is here:

and this page shows you how to extend your run into a woodsier section of the park:

This is really all one map. If you zoom out you'll be able to see the whole thing.

Also, check out our safety page here:

Generally speaking, if you're running during daylight hours, these routes are quite safe.

From Logan Square, just run up the Parkway towards the Art Museum and onto the river loop. Our main loop, Art Museum to Falls Bridge and then back on the other side of the river, is 8.5 miles. From Logan Square, add about a mile in each direction, which would give you 10.5. If you want more miles, you can head past Falls Bridge as the map shows.

You could also head south alongside Center City. This map shows that:

I hope this helps.

Any questions, post back here and I'll be in touch.