ING Philadelphia Distance Run

Hall, Ndereba Win 2009 ING Philadelphia Distance Run

Philadelphia, PA (September 20, 2009) — The 32nd ING Philadelphia Distance Run, held this morning on a clear sunny day, was highlighted by 26-year-old Ryan Hall’s 1:01:52 victory and Kenya’s Catherine Ndereba’s remarkable seventh championship in the women’s field. A very conservative tempo was set in the early miles of the men’s race, hitting miles […]

The Turnaround

ING Philadelphia Distance Run participant goes from fat to fit. It was a routine physical examination three years ago that started it. Cristi Boddy, then 36, was told that she was pre-obese, and the news hit her like a ton of bricks. “It was monumental,” says the lifelong resident of Haddon Township, NJ, in the […]

How To Celebrate Finishing The ING Philadelphia Distance Run

Written By: John Mendelsohn Philadelphia is one of the most historically and culturally rich cities in America. It’s also a great city in which to celebrate a half-marathon finish. When W. C. Fields quipped, “I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday,” audiences tittered dutifully because it was common […]