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Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Check out the Pittsburgh Marathon blog for updates on the race, training tips, entertainment information and more!

The Training and Making of a Marathoner

by Karl Gruber
If you have just registered for your first full or half marathon, then get ready for a new, active, healthy and calorie-burning lifestyle! Coach Karl Gruber wants to review what you have to look forward to in the coming weeks as you MOVE toward race day. Read more

Take the Corporate Challenge: DICK'S Sporting Goods Story

by DICK'S Sporting Goods
DICK'S Sporting Goods supports and encourages the well-being of each and every teammate in their quest to achieve their personal best. This backing begins with our organizational culture of health and the idea that participation in sports makes people better. Read more

Pittsburgh Strong: Why I'm Running

by Armando Martinez
The Pittsburgh Marathon is almost exactly six months before the New York City Marathon, which would give Official Blogger Armando Martinez enough time to train for each and rest in between. But during these past weeks of training, the real reason why he chose Pittsburgh started to surface. Read more

Meet Nuun, Our Official Hydration Partner

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Nuun is our chosen hydration partner for the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. We will be serving Nuun Hydration products on race day and encourage all of our participants to train with what will be on course! Read more

Your Life and the Marathon: Finding Balance

by Karl Gruber
While you don't have to commit to running 100 miles a week, unless you're an elite athlete of course, coach Karl Gruber knows training for a half or full marathon means that you need to figure out how to make it work so you can maintain a good run-life balance. Read more

Register for the Marathon

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Interested in joining in on the fun? Register for the Pittsburgh Marathon today!