Philadelphia Runner is locally owned and operated by Bryan Mahon and Ross Martinson, who have been fixtures of the Philadelphia running community since their days running for St. Joseph's University. The first Philadelphia Runner, located at 16th and Sansom, opened in 2004 and has been serving the community ever since. PR is committed to providing first-rate customer service and only carrying the best running and walking equipment available. To better serve the Philadelphia area, PR opened its second store in University City in the winter of 2007, its third store in Glen Mills in 2010, and added a store in Manayunk in 2015. PR is proud to offer the same full service of gait analysis and expertise at all locations.


Rothman Institute Physicians have become Team Philly’s official doctors! They are national leaders in orthopedic and sports medicine and have a strong commitment to community health. This sponsorship supports our mission to get you to the finish line injury free and help you become a life-long runner.


Phila Massages is a massage therapy company specializing in sports massage.

Over the last four and a half years, by teaming up with local clubs and volunteering in Philadelphia active events (including being official massage providers for the Philadelphia Marathon, Broad Street Run, The Philly 10K, Philly Run Fest, and more!), Phila Massages has developed its expertise in the accompaniment of athletes during their training, and the prevention or treatment of athletic injuries. From beginner to professional levels, teenage to senior, yoga aficionado to ultra-marathoner, we work with all manners of athletes.

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Cushioned landing, firm push-off: that’s the core concept behind On, the fastest growing brand in run specialty. On’s patented technology combines all the benefits of a soft training shoe and a hard and fast racing shoe; a radical development in the sports industry. Land on the sand, push off from the running track!

Athletes who have worn Ons and their coaches have reported greater muscle activation, new personal bests and shorter recovery times. These findings are also backed up by scientific research: independent studies by the reputed Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland have confirmed that the patented CloudTec® system substantially reduces athletes’ heart rates and blood lactate levels.