A running club serving South Philadelphia, Penn's Landing, Old City and Queen Village

SPS Runners Place at Back on My Feet in24 Races!

There were some big accomplishments for SPS runners at the Back on My Feet in24 races this past weekend.

Both Luis Gaitan and Heather Hoechst gutted out injuries, delirium, dehydration, overhydration, heat, cold, rain, sun, night, fatigue and having to hang out with each other to finish 12 laps and 101.4 miles each  (partial credit also to the bevy of SPS and FBR runners who helped pace them, but Luis and Heather deserve all the accolades).  In the field of 157 competitors, Heather was the second  overall female (and eighth overall), while Luis was second in his age group (and tenth overall).

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SPS Run to Spruce Street Harbor Park – July 23

Come join SPS as we run to Spruce Street Harbor Park on Wednesday night, July 23.  We’ll run the bridge (as per usual) and then continue from the bridge run on down to the Spruce Street Harbor Park for some socializing and enjoying each other’s company.  If you can’t make it to the bridge run (7 p.m. at 6th and Race), feel free to join us at the park.  We should be arriving around 7:45.  Feel free to bring friends and family out as we will all enjoy a fun evening hanging out & running.

In case of rain, the alternate date is August 20.

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