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Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Finding Your Pace

by Karl Gruber
One of the hardest thing for new half and full marathoners is to hold themselves back when it comes time to go on a training run. After a few weeks of training, coach Karl Gruber says you should have an idea of what you are capable of speed-wise and can then set a time goal for your race. Read more

Goal Setting For Your Next Marathon or Half Marathon

by Karl Gruber
Late fall and winter can be a tough time to run. Those bleak, cold, rainy and snowy days just don't seem inviting to go outside for a run. That is why coach Karl Gruber says now is the perfect time to choose your full or half marathon for the upcoming spring. Read more

Take the Corporate Challenge: Becky's Story

by Becky Willis
As co-captain of the Excel4Apps FedEx Ground Corporate Challenge team, Becky wanted to step up her fitness game, shed a few more pounds and earn that PR - and the team at Excel4apps was a huge part of her success in achieving those goals! Read more

It's All About Supporting the Kids

by Ron Trout
I've been a Chick-fil-A franchise operator for years, and I love working with this esteemed company focused on inspiring and equipping the next generation of leaders. Supporting both the Kids Marathon and Kids of STEEL program perfectly aligns with our goal of helping children in our communities. Read more

It's Time to MOVE, Pittsburgh

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Get ready to MOVE, Runners of Steel! No matter what moves you to be a part of the 2019 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, we want you to make a move when registration opens for the 11th edition of our world-class, award-winning race weekend on August 6. Read more
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