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Penn Relays

The Penn Relays, the Boston Marathon and Having the Courage to Run Through Terror

Charles Howard | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports
Charles Howard

Running through terror takes courage. It takes teammates who will run along side of you. It takes an awareness of the great cloud of witnesses who are cheering us along. And it takes a runner who will keep running even after they fall.

The Blessing of a Hip Replacement

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.12.2013 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

Being together in hospitals tends to bring out intense emotions. Everything is illuminated. Perhaps it's the proximity to our inevitable mortality that causes conversations to become more intimate which is never a bad thing.

City of Brother-Lee Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Yes, it's a good time to be a Philadelphia sports' fan and the area is rejoicing this holiday season by welcoming back a favorite son. For Cliff Lee and his family, the feeling is mutual.

Usain Bolt At Penn Relays: Runs 100 Meters In 8.79 Seconds (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Usain Bolt was in Philadelphia on Saturday to participate in the Penn Relays. The dominant Olympic gold medalist put on quite a show for the crowd, ru...

Bolt Feels the Jamaican Beat at Penn Relays

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

For the first time in his career, Jamaica's most cherished athlete, sprint king Usain Bolt, competed in a 4x100m race last week for a Jamaican pro team against the U.S. and a few other international teams.