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

Training Tips: Runner Burnout

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber would be lying if he said that he has never suffered from runner burnout. But even in periods of burnout, he wants you to continue running to enjoy the physical and mental benefits of running. Read more

Come for the Race and Get MORE X10

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Some cities have a moment, and then they're done. Pittsburgh, however, is far from done. Our lively dining and entertainment scenes are waiting to be explored both before you toe the start line and after you cross the finish line. Read more

How Social Media Has Helped My Running

by Steffany Rubel
According to Official Blogger Steff Rubel, social media is not only a way to connect with fellow runners but also a fantastic way to celebrate your victories. You might even meet some amazing people who become your best running friends just by going on social media. Read more

Training Tips: Training with a Heart Rate Monitor

by Karl Gruber
A heart rate monitor is a wonderful tool to learn how to utilize your heart's effort to become a better runner and stay healthy. According to coach Karl Gruber, it is one of the best things you can do for your running next to a water bottle and good running shoes. Read more

Run For A Reason: Fundraising in the Workplace

by Jordan Olander
Fundraising at work can help to bring some excitement to your work days and support a good cause. It's also an easy way to raise additional funds, and there are many different ways to go about it. Here are just a few examples of ways to fundraise in the workplace. Read more

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