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Mark Your Calendars
The coming months in Philadelphia are jam-packed with exciting sporting events. Here’s a sampling of what’s in store:
Philadelphia Soul (Arena Football)
After a two-year hiatus, the Philadelphia Soul play their first home game in Philadelphia against Tampa Bay on April 15 at the Wells Fargo Center. Visit www.Philadelphiasoul.com.
First held in 1895, the Penn Relays is the nation’s oldest and largest track and field competition. It returns April 28-30 to the University of Pennsylvania’s historic Franklin Field. Visitthepennrelays.com.
Blue Cross Broad Street Run
The 32nd Blue Cross Broad Street hits the streets on May 1 at 8:30 a.m. It is the largest 10-miler in the nation. For the latest information, visit www.broadstreetrun.com.
Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta
On May 13-14, along the Schuylkill River, the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta will feature more than 100 colleges and universities from across the U.S. and Canada, competing in the nation’s largest collegiate regatta. Visit www.dadvail.org.
The world’s oldest and largest high school rowing competition will take place along the Schuylkill River May 20-21. For more information, visit www.boathouserow.org.
TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship
A staple of the Philadelphia sports scene, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship hits the streets of Philadelphia for its 27th running on June 5. For more information, visit www.procyclingtour.com.
Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon
A multi-sport expo to be held on Smith Field adjacent to the Please Touch Museum is among the highlights of the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon, one of the nation’s best, June 24-26. Visit www. phillytri.com.
For the second consecutive year, Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA will play host to Tiger Woods and this prestigious PGA Tour event, June 28-July 3. To learn more, visitwww.attnational.org.
Professional tennis returns to Philadelphia when the Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis take to the court at the Pavilion at Villanova University. The Freedoms will play seven home matches during July, welcoming the world’s best players. Visit www.philadelphiafreedoms.com.