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Below is sample media coverage of the Run. Several reporters, photographers, bloggers, etc. used the popular GPS tool to track down and join the lead runner, which provided for enjoyable in-Run encounters (and welcomed food & drink).
 
Items below are in roughly chronological order, starting with the earliest date.

MiddleoftheFreakinRoad.com (independent centrist blogger)
Pre-Run story

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Metro PHILLY (weekday Philadelphia commuters' newspaper)
Pre-Run story

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Main Line Suburban Life (weekly "Main Line" Phila newspaper)
START of the Run

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Public Opinion (newspaper serving greater Chambersburg, PA)
START of the Run

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Public Opinion
Heading west through Chambersburg

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Bedford Gazette (newspaper serving Bedford County)
Encounter with state police

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Daily American (newspaper serving Somerset County)
This paper published a brief article plus the video embedded below:

 

Allied News (newspaper serving Grove City, PA, et al.)
Heading north from Pittsburgh towards Erie

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WICU12 (NBC TV affiliate serving greater Erie, PA)
Halfway Point: A written account of TV coverage

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Erie Times-News (newspaper serving greater Erie)
Halfway Point story

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Daily Local News (weekly newspaper serving Chester Co., PA)
Halfway Point story, from the perspective of the START

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Daily Review (newspaper serving Bradford and Sullivan Co.'s, PA)
Heading east from Erie towards Scranton
 
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The Times-Tribune (newspaper serving Scranton, PA)
Rounding the corner, beginning the last leg of the Run

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RW Daily (blog of Runner's World magazine)
News, views, rants, raves...

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CBS Philly / KYW Newsradio (A CBS Radio station)
Arrival in Philadelphia

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Main Line Suburban Life
FINISH of the Run

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The Times-Tribune
"Opinion" piece by newspaper editorial board

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Philly.com (online news from The Phila Inquirer and Phila Daily News)
Post-Run: Philadelphia coverage

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PoliticsPA.com (an online political community for Pennsylvania)
Post-Run: Statewide coverage

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Main Line Suburban Life
Post-Run: Sit-down interview with the lead runner

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Ballotpedia.org (an interactive "wiki" almanac of state politics)
for Posterity

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CNN's "GERRY-RIGGED" (an investigative television documentary)
Inspired in part by the Run

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