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Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA | TBD

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Race Perks
Boston QualifierSoft PretzelSoup
Tech Shirt

Why We Love It

Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is known for its role in American history. It served as the home for the convening of the Continental Congress, the signing of both the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and was temporarily the Nation's Capital. The city holds many notable icons, such as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Love Park, and the Rocky Statue. It is also home to numerous city murals, die-hard sports fans, and the famous Philadelphia cheesesteak.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Rocky Statue

Famous for its appearance in the Rocky movies, the statue was later donated to the city and sits at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Photo Opportunity: Run to the top of the stairs, mimic the statue, and take a photo - don't worry, it's normal.

Rittenhouse Square

An active neighborhood square with restaurants, shops and an open-space park that has benches, lighted pathways, manicured lawns, performers and fountains.

Reading Terminal Market

A popular downtown and indoor public market home to produce, ethnic foods, flowers, crafts, books and clothing.

Independence National Historical Park

A park which serves to preserve sites significant during the American Revolution, including Independence Hall, Liberty Bell.

Fairmount Park

Green space with historical houses, statues, an arboretum, gardens, fountains, reservoirs, and recreational centers. Activities: bike, hike, horseback, tennis, walk/run.

Elfreth’s Alley

A row of homes known as the "Nation's Oldest Residential Street" which haven't been externally altered for over three centuries.

Average Temperature

High - 56°F (13°C) Low - 39°F (4°C)



Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
13 mi (21 km) from downtown


30th Street Station (PHL)
Located downtown


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Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West4.9 mi (7.9 km) from start/finish
Doubletree Hotel Philly Center City1.3 mi (2.1 km) from start/finish
Hampton Inn Center City0.9 mi (1.4 km) from start/finish
Hilton Garden Inn Center City1.1 mi (1.8 km) from start/finish
Holiday Inn Express Midtown1.3 mi (2.1 km) from start/finish
Hotel Monaco Philadelphia1.9 mi (3.1 km) from start/finish
Hyatt at the Bellevue1.2 mi (1.9 km) from start/finish
Le Méridien Philadelphia0.8 mi (1.3 km) from start/finish
Loews Philadelphia Hotel1.1 mi (1.8 km) from start/finish
Marriott Philadelphia Downtown1.1 mi (1.8 km) from start/finish
Residence Inn Philly Downtown1.0 mi (1.6 km) from start/finish
Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia1.0 mi (1.6 km) from start/finish
Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia0.6 mi (1.0 km) from start/finish
Sheraton Philadelphia University City1.5 mi (2.4 km) from start/finish
Sofitel Philadelphia0.9 mi (1.4 km) from start/finish
Sonesta Hotel Center City0.7 mi (1.1 km) from start/finish
The Independent Hotel Philadelphia1.4 mi (2.3 km) from start/finish