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 19: Running Can Save Your Life

by Karl Gruber
Simply having a goal, such as training for and running a marathon, can have positive effects on your health, far beyond what you can see. So, lace up those sneakers and run, literally run, for your life! Read more

How to Prepare For Any Type of Weather on Race Day

by Susan Warcholak
Official #GameOnPGH blogger Susan Warcholak shares tips on preparing for race day and unexpected weather conditions. Read more

Official Poster and Leggings Unveiled

Poster Unveiled
by PGH Marathon
The DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon unveils a "Black & gold" theme to celebrate this years race, both in the official poster design and custom leggings. Read more
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Feel the Power of Running Oakland and Shadyside

by PGH Marathon
When you're puffing your way through miles 12, through 14 of the DICK'S Sporting Good's Pittsburgh Marathon, you'll find yourself in the middle of Pittsburgh's academic and shopping hub: Oakland and Shadyside. Read more

Marathon Training Week 18: Expect the Unexpected

by Karl Gruber
When it comes to running 26.2 miles, expect and prepare for the unexpected. While you may be able to apply this to any area in life, “expect the unexpected” seems to rear its head more than just a few times when racing long distances. Read more

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