Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Ciara Walter Runs For ALS Association in Memory of Her Favorite High School Teacher

by Karen Price
Walter, 27, will run the 2017 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon in memory of Mark French, her favorite high school teacher. Read more

MilestonePod Challenges and Leaderboard Are Back with New Features and Great Prizes

by PGH Marathon
Training for the 2017 races has already begun. So why not use all those logged miles for a chance to win prizes!? We’ve brought the MilestonePod Challenges and Leaderboard back for more fun, games and prizes in 2017! Read more

Nutrition and Endurance Performance Tips from GNC

by Rachel Jones, MS, RD, LDN; Vice President International Merchandising, GNC
Endurance athletes need proper nutrition daily, before, during and immediately after training. Nutrient quality and timing is key. Read more

Runners Start Training on the Right Foot at Kickoff Training Run

by PGH Marathon
This past Saturday nearly 400 determined runners braved the cold weather to join us for our annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Kickoff Training Run. Despite the low temperatures, spirits were high as runners set out on their 17-week training journey. Read more

Marathon Training Week 8: Find Your Pace

by Karl Gruber
One of the hardest things to master when training for a marathon is your pace. Read more

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