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Run for a Reason: Sabrina's Story

by Sabrina Mitchell
Sabrina decided it wasn't enough to just run in her mom's honor; she wanted to raise awareness and help those affected by cancer. After becoming a charity runner, she says raising money for the American Cancer Society has been one of the most rewarding things she has ever done! Read more

Run for a Reason: Chris' Story

by Chris Hutchinson
Never give up. It's not just a phrase Chris adopted a few years ago. It's actually a translation of the words that appear on his family crest. And it's a motto that has guided him since he and his wife learned their daughter would be born with health complications. Read more

Run for a Reason: Amy's Story

by Amy Beatty
Everyone takes up running for a different reason - to lose weight, improve fitness, relieve stress, compete, or just pass the time. For Amy, it's much more than something to do. She runs because she is able to, knowing not everyone can. Read more

Run for a Reason: Kiera's Story

by Erin Carlin
Running a marathon had always been on her bucket list, but Kiera didn't want her first ever marathon to be just about her. She decided to run for a reason, registering as a Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania charity runner to honor family members affected by Parkinson's disease. Read more

Join Us in Giving Back on Nov. 27

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
#GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 on a simple idea - to give back - and one of the best ways to do that is in your own community. On Nov. 27, we encourage you to join the movement and give back to the Pittsburgh community through the Run for a Reason Charity Program presented by Bank of America. Read more

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