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40,000 strong at Blue Cross Broad Street Run

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Photos from the 35th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run.</span></div>
40,000 runners from all over the country and 7 other nations took part in the Blue Cross Broad Street Run.

The run is the largest 10-miler in the country.




Though security was tight in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings of 2013, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says there were no threats and everything went as planned.

The men's winner was 32-year-old Mourad Marofit from Morocco who crossed the finish line 47:07.

The women's winner was 23-year-old Bertukan Feyisa-Germane from Ethiopia at 55:26.

Many put in a lot of hard work and training to take part in this race.

"I had done a 10 mile run before I had surgery and I, at least, want to make progress to PR (personal record) and beat the old me," Jeremy Dooly of Lehighton, Pa. said.

"I would do it again in a heartbeat; this is my first time," Laura Taylor of Berwyn, Pa. said.

Some of the Action News family also ran the race including meteorologists Cecily Tynan and Adam Joseph.

"My slowest time in years, but I had the best time, the time of my life. It was so much fun. Crowd support was amazing," Cecily said.

"It was my worst year ever, but I knew going in I knew going into it I had a torn hamstring and I said 'this is a race I love to be part of every year. Torn hamstring or not, if I had to walk, I'm going to do it because it's such an amazing, electric event,'" Adam said.

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