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

Marathon Basics: Training, Gear and More

by Karl Gruber
Whether an experienced or new runner, you should review the basic tenets of running long distances before you take your first step. Follow along as Coach Karl Gruber reviews basic training principles, running gear basics and basic goal setting to help you prepare for your training season. Read more

What Moves You: Adrian's Story

by Adrian Crouch
If you would've known me before my health journey, I hated anything fitness related. Since that time, I have fallen in love with running, was sidelined by Lyme disease, overcome the disease to run again and have now completed 10 full marathons. And I'm looking forward to number 11 on May 5, 2019! Read more

Tips to Stay Warm and Safe During Winter Running

by Courtney Poullas
It's January, and that means winter running is in full swing! Running in any kind of extreme weather requires safety precautions before, during and after your runs. Official Blogger Courtney Poullas shares some tips to make sure you can safely enjoy your winter running to the fullest. Read more

The Marathon is a Mainstay for Fitness

by Karl Gruber
I recognize everyone tackles fitness in their own way. While there are countless forms of exercise to explore, running is a common denominator for almost any sport or physical activity. That's why I encourage others to try running, specifically the marathon distance. 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

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