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Blue Cross Broad Street Run | Service Information

Sunday, May 3, 2015

The 36th Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run returns to Philadelphia Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. and SEPTA will offer every registered competitor a free ride on the Broad Street Line (see details below) to the starting line at Broad Street and West Fisher Avenue, located between Olney Transportation Center and Logan Stations.

The 10-mile course travels southbound on Broad Street and ends at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.

Below, customers can find service information, detour information on SEPTA Bus Routes, and helpful links and tips for race day.

Please check this page regularly for updated service information

Service on the Broad Street Line

Participants in the Blue Cross Broad Street Run may ride the Broad Street Line to the starting line for free the day of the race, Sunday, May 3, 2015.

Participants must display their official competitor's race bib number to a SEPTA cashier to gain entry.

Additional Express Trains will be added the day of the race, leaving Fern Rock Transportation Center beginning at 4:15 a.m. Customers should check the Broad Street Line Sports Express schedule for additional service information

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run has several popular places for spectators to view the race, which can be reached via the Broad Street Line

Service Detours

Routes listed below will be on detour beginning Sunday, May 3, 2015 until the completion of the Broad Street Run. Click on the Route number below for all current detour information and check this page regularly for updated race-day detour information.

For real-time service information during the event, customers should check System Status

3 4 7 9
12 *15
16 17
23 27 29
31 32
33 37
39 40 43
44 48
53 54
56 60 61 64
75 79 124/125

*Shuttle buses will substitute for Route 15 Trolley service during the event

Early Morning Regional Rail Service

SEPTA Regional Rail Lines offer service to Center City for spectators and race participants.

Race participants can take advantage of early morning service on the Glenside Combined Line and transfer to the Broad Street Line

Early morning train service from Glenside and Jenkintown will connect runners to the Broad Street Line at Fern Rock Transportation Center. Take the Broad Street line one (1) stop to Olney Transportation Center, where signs will direct you to the starting line area

Race spectators can find Regional Rail schedule information here or use Trip Planner or Google Transit for all service to and from the race

Customers may purchase an Independence Pass from the Train Conductor for travel to/from the Race on Regional Rail. Learn more about fares on the Fares page of

At the end of the Race, riders should take the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station where they can connect to Suburban Station and Regional Rail service.

Event Day Tips & Information

Blue Cross Broad Street Run participants and fans are encouraged to check System Status for real-time service information across the SEPTA system

Race details, tips, and security information are available on the official Blue Cross Broad Street Run website

The status of service across the SEPTA system is available on Twitter. Find your Route on the Customized Twitter Service Feeds section of this website

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For real-time service information on your iPhone or Android device, click on the icons below to download the official SEPTA app.