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

Training Tips: Yasso 800s

by Karl Gruber
While running 52 marathons in 52 weeks in 1996-1997, coach Karl Gruber had the great privilege of getting to know one of the most high profile running personalities in America - Bart Yasso - and learning about the Yasso 800 workout that reliably predicts what your marathon time will be. Read more

Run For A Reason: Deanna's Story

by Jordan Olander
Meet Deanna, a charity runner for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. When Deanna was looking to run a half-marathon last year, she came across the Run for a Reason Charity Program presented by Bank of America and knew instantly that she had to run as a member of the Run To Cure CF team. Read more

Training Tips: Runner Burnout

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber would be lying if he said that he has never suffered from runner burnout. But even in periods of burnout, he wants you to continue running to enjoy the physical and mental benefits of running. Read more

Come for the Race and Get MORE X10

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Some cities have a moment, and then they're done. Pittsburgh, however, is far from done. Our lively dining and entertainment scenes are waiting to be explored both before you toe the start line and after you cross the finish line. Read more

How Social Media Has Helped My Running

by Steffany Rubel
According to Official Blogger Steff Rubel, social media is not only a way to connect with fellow runners but also a fantastic way to celebrate your victories. You might even meet some amazing people who become your best running friends just by going on social media. Read more

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