Please note error in the printed version of the 2019 Race Guide. The Philadelphia Challenge fleece is not applicable to 2019, but stay tuned for details on the 2020 Philadelphia Challenge.

When you pick up your packet at the Blue Cross Broad Street Run Health and Wellness Expo presented by Einstein Healthcare Network, be sure to stop by the Speaker Series!

The Series will feature presentations from top running experts and medical professionals who will speak on a variety of runner-related topics, such as running shoe selection, the effects running can have on longevity, running injuries of the foot and ankle, and more!

The Speaker Series stage will be located inside Expo Hall F at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Presentations will run from 12:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. on Friday, May 3 and from 11:30 a.m. –  4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4.

Friday May 3, 2019
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Einstein Expert Panel Discussion – Open Q&A

Kelsy Espy PT, DPT, OCS
Danielle Zolotnitsky, RD
Daniel Morrissy DO
Dr. Chris Plastaras
Danielle Olsheski, PT, DPT

2:00 p.m. – Rory McManus, 40 Year Blue Cross Broad Street Runner

3:00 p.m. – Ryan Fennelly, Philadelphia Runner – “Picking the Right Shoes”

4:00 p.m. – Fiona Murphy, Mantra Lounge in Philadelphia – “Yoga Benefits”

4:30 p.m. –  Dr. Mitch Greene, Greenepsych – “Mindful Running: How to Run Broad Street with a Clear Mind and Full Heart”

5:00 p.m. – Colin Leak, Philadelphia Runner – “Planning your next race with PR Coaching”

Saturday May 4, 2019

11:30 a.m. – Justine Payton, Mantra Lounge Philadelphia – “Vegetarianism”

1:00 p.m. – Ross Martinson, Philadelphia Runner – “The Dynamic Warmup to get race ready”

1:30 p.m. – Dr. Mitch Greene, Greenepsych – “Mindful Running: How to Run Broad Street with a Clear Mind and Full Heart”

2:00 p.m. – Ira D. Meyers, D.P.M., Podiatrist and Vice President of Montgomery Podiatry Associates, Inc. “Running Injuries of the Foot and Ankle”

3:00 p.m. – Liz Pagonis, Philadelphia Runner – “What to expect race morning (and what time you should arrive!)”