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By Marcy Norton

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Runners will be limbering up this morning getting ready for the annual Stroehmann “Back on my Feet in24” race challenge to combat homelessness.

About 1,000 runners are registered for four planned events, including an ultramarathon, a midnight glow in the dark run, relays and a 5k — all to benefit “Back on my Feet” which offers job and housing services to homeless Philadelphians who join the running group.

Carrie Davis picked up her race bib Friday:

“It supports growth and stability and justice here in Philadelphia, a city that we live and work in, so that’s really important to me.”

Runners pick up their bibs at Philadelphia  Runner on Sansom Street in Center City (credit: Marcy Norton) Runners pick up their bibs at Philadelphia
Runner on Sansom Street in Center City (credit: Marcy Norton)

Executive director Katherine Sanderson says this year’s race is the biggest yet:

“It’s gotten bigger and bigger each year. I think that it’s definitely grown…

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