Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

What to Eat and When

An infographic look at the types of food and nutritional supplements to keep your body going during training! Read more

Marathon Training Week 13: The Value of Hard Run Workouts

by Karl Gruber
Whether you are a novice or experienced runner, consider incorporating these tough run workouts into your training schedule. Read more

Feel the Power of Running the Neighborhoods

by PGH Marathon
While training for the Marathon, you may find yourself running through the streets of the 14 neighborhoods where the big event takes place: North Side, West End, South Side, Oakland, Shadyside, Point Breeze, Homewood, East Liberty, Highland Park, Friendship, Bloomfield, The Strip District, Uptown an Read more

Marathon Training Week 12: The Importance of Cross-training for Runners

by Karl Gruber
One of the last things some runners want to hear is that they need to cross-train. However the merits of developing and maintaining a stronger, more balanced body are something that can most definitely keep you going in the long run. Read more

Kayla Frattini Takes on the Steel Challenge for Two Charites

by Karen Price
Kayla Frattini will run the UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run for Casey's Clubhouse. Then the next day, she will run the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Half Marathon for Team PHenomenal Hope. Read more

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