Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

After Race Day - What's Next?

by Karl Gruber
All of the soreness has finally vanished from your body. With life flowing back into your legs, and the fact that you are now back to putting in your daily mileage, what is your next step? Is it all about maintaining a strong, healthy body via daily running, is your competitive spirit starting to am Read more

The Post Marathon Blues

by Karl Gruber
The weeks and weeks of training are finally over. You have successfully completed the race! You did it! Now what? Read more

Where to Watch the Marathon on Sunday

by Karen Price
If you think running isn’t a spectator event, find a spot along the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon route on Sunday and you may change your mind. There’s the novelty of seeing major city roads that are typically jam-packed with cars. Read more

Mayor Peduto Proclaims May 5 Running Shoe Day in Pittsburgh

by PGH Marathon
Mayor William Peduto Mayor Peduto is declaring May 5, 2017 as “Running Shoe Day" in Pittsburgh to celebrate the 308,760 miles that will be logged by runners during the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, May 6-7. Read more
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Marathon Training Week 22: Stretching

by Karl Gruber
By now, after weeks and weeks of training, you have encountered multiple days where many of your muscles felt super tight and sore. This is not all that uncommon as you increase your weekly mileage total. As a runner and a coach, I have found that many of the athletes I deal with do little stretchin Read more
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