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September 13, 2019

2020 Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon moved to October

One of Philadelphia's top spring races has been rescheduled due to coronavirus concerns

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Love Run Half Marathon Ryan Bethke/Motiv

The City of Philadelphia announced road closures, parking restrictions and SEPTA bus route detours ahead of the Love Run Half Marathon and 7.6K this Sunday.

UPDATE March 13: The Love Run Half Marathon originally scheduled for Sunday, March 29, has been re-scheduled due to coronavirus concerns. The race will take place Saturday, Oct. 10.

"In the next few days, we will provide you details on what options you will have moving forward. We’re confident each of the options will provide all runners a suitable resolution," states the event website.

Original story: The Love Run Half Marathon is one of Philadelphia's top spring races. The course begins and ends at Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, taking runners past City Hall, LOVE Park and Boathouse Row.

Sunday, March 29, 2020 is the upcoming race date. Registration opened Thursday, and there's currently a 40 percent off sale through midnight. Runners who sign up today pay $66.

Love Run Half MarathonRyan Bethke/Motiv

The 2020 Love Run Half Marathon in Philadelphia will take place in March.

All participants (must be 13 or older) will receive a long sleeve T-shirt, finishers medal, keepsake coffee mug and access to the finish line party.

Race weekend will begin with a free two-day health and fitness expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where runners will pick up their race number and swag bag.

As for the 7K race, which was recently added and takes place at the same time as the half marathon, registration will open in October.

Love Run Philadelphia Half Marathon

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Start time: 7:30 a.m.

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