Important Update

The DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon will not take place in 2020. You can learn more below.

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Training Tips

Workouts to Enhance Your Marathon Training

by Karl Gruber
Marathon training certainly can be a life changing experience, but coach Karl Gruber knows it can also be boring if you're running the same routes week in and week out, especially if you always run the same pace. Check out his tips on how you can put some zip, energy and fun into your training. Read more

The Value of Joining a Running Club

by Karl Gruber
Whether you are planning on running your first half marathon or your 20th marathon, joining a running club can help you reach your race goals and keep you motivated along the way. Read more

Your Personal Story and Journey to the Marathon

by Karl Gruber
All marathon runners have their own story, but it is running the marathon when these different journeys lead to the common experience of overcoming the seemingly impossible feat of running 26.2 miles non-stop. To coach Karl Gruber, that is a beautiful thing! Read more

Marathon Training In Adverse Weather

by Karl Gruber
One of the key things you will learn have to learn to deal with is training in adverse weather conditions. Whether you are training in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil or Pittsburgh, coach Karl Gruber knows learning how to run in "bad" weather during your training can be a lifesaver for you come race day! Read more

Does Age Matter in the Marathon?

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber finds senior citizens are more likely to believe that running a full marathon is simply not an option for them. Fortunately, more older runners are instead adopting a youthful "can do" attitude and proving you can successfully run 13.1 or 26.2 miles at any age! Read more

Register for the Marathon

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