Participants in the Step Up to Fight Diabetes promotion are in for a workout. Unlike other fund-raising walks, volunteers on Oct. 20 will be expected to climb 25 staircases along a professionally planned, 10-mile course through the city of Philadelphia. By the time they finish, walkers will have ascended 100 stories or 1,000 steps.
For stair climbing, historic Philly can't be beat. Event planners selected Philadelphia because, among other things, it has a lot of staircases, including