Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

A Different Kind of PR for the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

by Lauren Bailey
The personal record or PR is, to many runners, the Holy Grail of racing. Itís usually a time goal and so many of us meticulously chart our paces. But what if there's another type of PR to shoot for? Read more

Two Races, Three Medals - It's All About The Bling!

by PGH Marathon
Now in it's third year, the STEEL CHALLENGE awards a BONUS medal to anyone up for the challenge of running the UPMC Helath Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run on Saturday, May 6 and any of the races on Sunday, May 7 of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. Read more

Marathon Training Week 11: Your To-do List Before the Long Run

by Karl Gruber
Don't get caught in the middle of a run having issues! Use this to-do list to take care of the practical, simple things before you start. There is nothing worse than being stuck on a run with a problem, and knowing there is nowhere to stop for another 5 or 6 miles. Read more

Run for a Reason Provides Real Impact for Local Charities

Pittsburgh Marathon Charity Impact
by Karen Price
For some of our charity partners, Run For a Reason represents one of their largest fundraisers of the entire year. The money raised by our charity runners directly impacts their ability to do all the good work they do. Read more

Tips and Workouts for Treadmill Training

Treadmill Training
by Steffany Rubel
Steffany Rubel from Run Steff Run shares a few tips and workouts that have helped her through treadmill training. Read more

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