Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Marathon Training Week 10: Positivity and Confidence on the Run

by Karl Gruber
First condition your body to endure the marathon distance, then fortify your mind to know, I mean really know, that you can do this. Read more

Race Weekend Brings Siblings Closer Together

by Karen Price
Each year race weekend brings three siblings spread across the country closer together and a chance for a little sibling rivalry. This year Catherine Romaniecki is also committed to Run for a Reason and raising funds for Kids of STEEL. Read more

Refer your friends and get cash back

Want a chance to earn back some of that registration fee? Maybe some cool swag? It’s easy - just do what you already do and gather your friends and family to run this awesome race with you! Share your personal URL with your friends and ask them to use it when they register and you’ll get MONEY BACK! Read more
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New course showcases iconic Pittsburgh landmarks and homes of legendary sports teams

by Karen Price
Sometimes there’s nothing more refreshing than a little change of scenery, especially when you’re talking about running in Pittsburgh with all of its iconic landmarks and places to see. We’ll be taking you past some of the spots that make Pittsburgh Pittsburgh — especially if you’re a sports fan. Read more
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Marathon Training Week 9: Why 26.2? Ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary things.

by Karl Gruber
Once you decide to take on the challenge of running 26.2 miles, don’t be surprised when the word “crazy” starts getting thrown about by the people around you. Truth be told, they just may be envious that you have what it takes to take on such a gargantuan challenge. Read more

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