Pittsburgh’s largest running event opens 2020 registration with the lowest prices of the season, special deals and partner giveaways
PITTSBURGH (August 12, 2019) — Are you ready to #MOVEPittsburgh? Registration for the 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events opens Tuesday, Aug. 13. To celebrate, P3R is offering the lowest prices of the season, special discounts on training gear and partner giveaways. The 12th running of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon will take place May 1-3, 2020 and will feature seven different races to inspire runners of all ages and abilities to get moving.
“No matter where you are on your fitness journey, we want to inspire you to get moving,” said Troy Schooley, P3R CEO. “Whatever your reason why, whatever race you choose, we invite you to make some incredible memories and be part of the 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events.”
General registration will open at 10:00 a.m. on August 13 at the guaranteed lowest price of $70 for the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon. As more runners sign up for the full and half marathons, the price will increase by $1 increments to $75, and then it will jump to the $80 early bird rate for one week. FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay teams can take advantage of the lowest price of $275 when they register on opening day.
The celebration will continue all week, and participants who register Aug. 14-19 will have the opportunity to win prizes courtesy of race partners DICK’S Sporting Goods, Brooks Running, Honey Stinger and Nuun Hydration. Additionally, runners looking to enhance their training or race weekend experience can purchase special “deal of the day” discounts on training gear and VIP packages. Click here for all the details about general registration prices, deals and giveaways.
Offering one of the largest youth races in the country, race weekend has become a must-do event for the entire family. More than 40,000 runners are expected to participate in the 2020 events, including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay, UPMC Health Plan / UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run, Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon, Blue Buffalo Pittsburgh Pet Walk and Sheetz Pittsburgh Toddler Trot.
Participants in the 2020 event are encouraged to share their training journey using the #MOVEPittsburgh hashtag on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. For more information about the 2020 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, visit: www.ThePittsburghMarathon.com.
About the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
The Pittsburgh Marathon was held annually from 1985-2003. After a five-year hiatus, the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon was relaunched in 2009 and debuted with a sold-out field of 10,000 participants. It has grown each year since, evolving from a single race day into a weekend of events for the whole family that annually attracts almost 40,000 runners. Read more at: ThePittsburghMarathon.com
P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to run with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org