Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Three Ways to Find New Places for Your Long Runs

by Sean Fox
Official #GameOnPGH Blogger Sean Fox from the Geeky Pittsburgh Runner shares tips on how to keep your long runs interesting. Read more

Marathon Training Week 15: Pre-race & Race Day Prep

by Karl Gruber
One of the best ways to be prepared for race day is to make a pre-race checklist. That way there will be no disastrous surprises to short-circuit your run. Read more

Feel the Power of Running the West End and South Side

by PGH Marathon
MILES 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon dance you from the West End to the South Side. Along the way, you'll find some of the best views and the best food in all of Pittsburgh. Read more

Running For A Cause Near To Her Heart

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by Chelsea Prior
Chelsea, one of our official #GameOnPGH bloggers, is also a charity runner for a cause near to her heart. Today she shares some fun and easy tips for fundraising if you would like to try to run for a reason too! Read more

Marathon Training Week 14: Heart Rate Training and Monitoring

by Karl Gruber
A key that can help you run a great marathon is finding a good way to gauge your level of cardiovascular fitness. While there are many tools to measure your fitness level and progress, one of the best is using a heart rate monitor (HRM). Read more

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