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The 18th annual Philadelphia Marathon has sprinted to the finish line and reached capacity, with a record number of participants signed up for the 2011 race.  

Registration for the half marathon and marathon has surpassed last years total. The capacity of both events has been reached, but registration spots are still available through official charities including Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

$600 Fundraising Commitment to join Team Magee includes:
  • Official entry for the 2011 Philadelphia Full or Half Marathon
  • Team Magee racing singlet
  • Complimentary pasta dinner the night before the race at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital for you and three guests
  • Free parking at 16th and Race Street, just blocks away from the Marathons start
  • Runner-friendly pre-race continental breakfast for you and three guests
There are only 35 entry spots on Team Magee available for runners. Everyone can support Magee by sponsoring one or more of the Team Magee runners. Or, if you want to be part of Team Magee, but do not want to run in the Marathon or Half Marathon, join the Let Them Run Team. Pledge $1 for every mile in a Full Marathon ($26.20) to join and support the runners of Team Magee on race day!

REGISTER NOW
For more information about registering for the event and other donations, please contact Meg Rider at mrider@mageerehab.org or call (215)-587-3140.

For official race information, including course maps, past marathon results, etc. please visit www.philadelphiamarathon.com.


How Your Registration supports Magee's Wheelchair Sports Program:

Wheelchair Basketball PlayersMagee Rehabilitation has a long history of supporting the local community of individuals with disabilities. Magee's Wheelchair Sports Program heightens independence and improves quality-of-life. Getting involved with Magee's sports programs helps people with disabilities to reach for personal health and wellness goals. In addition to experiencing the enjoyment and excitement of competing, those goals include:
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  • Improved fitness and overall health through physical activity
  • Increased opportunities for social contact among peers, resulting in enhanced social skills
  • Increased self-esteem and confidence
  • Adaptation to disability through interaction with peers and role models
  • Leisure counseling
  • Leisure education

Magee athletes have competed in regional, national and international sports events, including the Paralympics. Although some of our athletes compete at an elite level, Magee welcomes all individuals who are disabled looking for a recreational outlet.  We emphasize healthy lifestyle through regular physical fitness activities.
 

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If you are you a member of the media interested in Magee, please contact:

Kim Shrack
Social Media and PR Manager
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
1513 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 587-3363
KShrack@MageeRehab.org
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