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How Far Was Rocky’s Famous Run in Rocky II?

Rocky from the Rocky movies was super good at boxing. We all know this — it was, like, his thing. Well, apparently he was also super good at running. Today, Philadelphia magazine put up an incredible post that proved just that. By analyzing the landmarks along the way, the author figured out exactly how far Rocky ran in the famous Rocky II training scene — you know, the one that ends with him running up all those steps (watch below). The answer: 30.61 miles. That is so many miles. If we ran that many miles, we sure wouldn't be jumping up and down with a bunch of Philadelphian kids.