Racing for a Healthier Planet

by Joei DeCarlo In preparation for the Run for Clean Air race on Sunday, April 22, 2018, the Clean Air Council is hosting its annual Race the Bus event on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Lining up at 5:30 PM, participants will have the opportunity to see if they can run faster than the Route 45 SEPTA Bus. This three-mile race encourages challengers to see if … Continue reading Racing for a Healthier Planet

The Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K for Lung Cancer Awareness

-Kelley Bregenzer (photo courtesy of Free to Breathe) Philadelphia is a city that runs together, more times than not, for a cause. This November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, locals will once again join forces on the quest for a cure.   The Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk takes place Sunday, Nov. 5 at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. Last year, thousands … Continue reading The Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K for Lung Cancer Awareness

Local anti-hunger organizations look to fill the gap with feeding programs

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION Contact: Alain Joinville, 267-886-3032, Alain.Joinville@Phila.gov Six of Seven Children in Our Area May Go Hungry This Summer Local anti-hunger organizations look to fill the gap with feeding programs Philadelphia, PA,  –Hundreds of thousands of kids in the Delaware Valley who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research … Continue reading Local anti-hunger organizations look to fill the gap with feeding programs

“The Positivity Charge” Returned to Rittenhouse

After a sellout crowd in December, The Positivity Charge (TPC) returned to focus on build, fuel, and body. TPC was co-founded by Parisha Smith and Dr. Rubina Tahir, encouraging people to follow along on their positive journey to better health and wellness initiatives. On March 25th, The Positivity Charge retreat opened its doors for the second time at Ethical Society of Philadelphia, bringing together like-minded … Continue reading “The Positivity Charge” Returned to Rittenhouse