Partners of the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run
The Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run is proud to have the following partners as part of our team. We thank them for their continued support.
At Penn Orthopaedics, we take a whole-body approach to diagnosing and treating orthopaedic conditions. Our sports medicine physicians understand that so much of a runner’s success depends on commitment and careful preparation. We also realize how much an injury can stand in the way of you reaching your athletic goals. As the Official Medical Provider of the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run, we will be with you every step of the way to help you stay healthy, avoid injury, and improve performance — before, during, and after race day.
Your local Ford Dealers are proud sponsors of the 2023 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Serving the greater Philadelphia community, we provide our customers with award-winning service, knowledgeable sales consultants, and an outstanding line-up of trucks and SUVs. From the #1 selling line of pickups for 46 straight years1, Ford F-Series®, to SUVs #1 in Brand Loyalty2, including the Ford Explorer®, we have the right vehicle that fits your lifestyle. And with our exciting new line-up that includes the Bronco® family, Maverick®, Mustang Mach-E® and the all-electric F-150 Lightning®, you can be sure Ford will be dominating the road ahead for years to come. Check it all out at your local Ford Store or BuyFordNow.com today.
1 Based on 1977-2022 calendar year total sales.
2 Based on S&P Global Mobility manufacturer new-to-new household loyalty methodology and SUV/CUV segments, Ford SUVs had the greatest percentage of owners who returned to market and purchased or leased another Ford in Model Year 2022. Includes all models with RTM population greater than 1,000.
ACME Markets got its beginning in 1891 when two friends, Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford, opened a small neighborhood grocery store at Second and Fernon Streets in South Philadelphia that emphasized quality products, low prices and friendly service. Over 125 years later, ACME remains dedicated to providing a high-quality grocery experience that its customers have come to expect. ACME prides itself in supporting community events, particularly related to health and wellness. ACME is proud to be the Official Supermarket and Water of the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run providing over 80,000 bottles and 15,000 gallons of water over the two days. For more information about ACME and its locations, go to www.ACMEmarkets.com.
Altra Running was founded in the back room of a specialty running store ten years ago. A lot has changed over those ten years, but one thing remains the same: the goal to inspire natural running. Altra is honored to be the official footwear sponsor of the Broad Street Run. Join Altra as they bring FootShape™ comfort to Broad Street, and beyond! www.altrarunning.com
Michelob ULTRA is the Superior Light Beer brewed for those who understand that it’s only worth it if you enjoy it. Containing only 95 calories and 2.6 carbs, and 4.2% ABV, Michelob ULTRA is a light lager brewed with the perfect balance of Herkules hops and wholesome grains, producing a light citrus aroma and a crisp, refreshing finish.
Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) designs, markets, and underwrites Property/Casualty and Professional Liability insurance for more than 120 niche markets. For 60 years, PHLY has maintained a disciplined approach to business, allowing the company to deliver security to its customers while supporting its employees and communities. Each year, PHLY partners with local and national charitable organizations to give back to the communities it serves and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance since 2011. Learn more at www.PHLY.com.
Shriners Children’s Philadelphia
Shriners Children’s is a leader in providing care for orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries and other spine disorders, rehabilitation, sports injuries and craniofacial conditions. We also offer specialized services, including orthotics and prosthetics and motion analysis. We strive to provide the care and support our patients need to reach their goals and discover their full potential. All care and services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay or insurance status. Shriners Children’s Philadelphia is located right on North Broad Street. www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/philadelphia
Nuun is Hydration
We believe in the power of muuvment to change lives! At Nuun, we are committed to bringing you the very best in hydration to support your every day life in motion.
As the Official Hydration Sponsor of the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run we’re excited to help you reach your next finish line. You’ll find Nuun Endurance: Lemon Lime along the course at each hydration station
The Bellwether District
The Bellwether District and the team at Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP) believe in the power transformation. As a real estate owner, operator, and developer, we re-imagine complex sites across the United States to remediate and redevelop properties for the future. To do this we take a holistic approach to sustainable redevelopment that prioritizes the community, the environment, and the economy. We do this because we want to make lasting change. We’re doing it right here in Philadelphia where we are turning the former PES refinery into The Bellwether District, Philly’s new home for e-commerce, life sciences, and logistics leaders. Learn more at thebellwetherdistrict.com.
Grown in Bard Valley, a perfect micro climate along the Colorado River, our premium Medjool dates are a pure and wholesome superfood picked straight off the tree at the peak of ripeness. They’re so plump and naturally sweet, it’s hard to believe that the only thing we add is sunshine and water. Fitness enthusiasts praise its pre and post-workout benefits. It’s a grab-and-go whole fruit snack fit for everyone!
Temple University is proud to call Broad Street home, and honored to share in this long-running celebration of our favorite two-way avenue. As Philadelphia’s largest and only public university, Temple educates future leaders from across the city, the country and the world who share a common drive to make an impact. As a top research institution, we know that perseverance and passion lead us to great accomplishments. As neighbors, we understand that we succeed as part of a larger community—that we cross the finish line together. Get a head start on your future at temple.edu.
Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy
Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy is the premier choice for runners and their biggest fans. Whether you’re experiencing pain or looking to prevent future injuries, our team of experts is dedicated to improving your overall health. With nearly 100 convenient locations in the Greater Philadelphia area, we are committed to providing outstanding high-quality patient care. We provide complimentary screenings and accept direct-to-therapist referrals without a prescription, so patients can receive the care they need as quickly as possible. With appointments available within 24-48 hours, Ivy Rehab is committed to getting patients feeling better faster. To learn more or to request an appointment, visit www.ivyrehab.com/book.
*Beneficiaries of federal health care programs are not eligible to participate in free screenings.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, an independent transportation agency that operates in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, opened Oct. 1, 1940. As America’s first superhighway, it has received nationwide acclaim as an engineering marvel. It continues its legacy of innovation in the ground-transportation industry with a modern-day mission to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. Recent advances include designing and building award-winning facilities and structures; investing in wider and smoother roadways; and providing traveler benefits such as All-Electronic Tolling, innovative smartphone apps, and a dedicated 24/7 customer safety and response team. Visit paturnpike.com to learn more.
No matter what you’re looking for in a gym, we’ve got a membership option made for you. All Planet Fitness members enjoy unlimited access to their home club and the support of our friendly, knowledgeable staff anytime you need it. PF Black Card® members receive additional benefits, including the ability to bring a guest for free and access to any of our 2,000+ PF locations.
NRG is an energy supply company that serves customers throughout the Eastern United States. We strive to change the way people think about home energy. Your local utility may own the power lines, but you have the power to choose who provides your home electricity and natural gas. When you choose NRG you get power with more, like cash back, travel rewards or charitable contributions. Learn how you can get more with NRG at pickNRG.com.
DICK’S Sporting Goods
DICK’S Sporting Goods is proud to be the Official Sporting Goods Retailer of the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run, in celebration of National Runners Month.
Be sure to visit DICK’S Pro Tips as your resource for preparing for race day: click here
Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run participants can take advantage of special money savings offers. Click here and present the coupon at any of our store locations.
Dunkin’ is the world’s leading baked goods and coffee chain, serving more than 3 million customers every day. True to its name, it offers 50+ varieties of donuts, as well as dozens of premium beverages, bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods. Dunkin’ is a proud supporter of the Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Find out more about Dunkin’ and its locations at www.DunkinDonuts.com
NetElixir is an independent growth marketing agency for leading retail, DTC, and B2B brands based in Princeton and we’re excited to see you at the finish line of this year’s Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run! We’re proud to be one of only 27 agencies in the Google Leadership Circle (and only NJ-based agency!), as well as a UPS Digital Connections Partner. Our high-tech and high-touch approach to digital marketing and specialization on high-value customers ensures your brand’s online presence runs as efficiently as you do!
Learn more at netelixir.com.
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The Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run’s active running community offers valuable opportunities to engage with thousands of health and fitness enthusiasts. Join us as a partner or exhibitor.
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