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

Run for a Reason: Chris' Story

by Chris Hutchinson
Never give up. It's not just a phrase Chris adopted a few years ago. It's actually a translation of the words that appear on his family crest. And it's a motto that has guided him since he and his wife learned their daughter would be born with health complications. Read more

Does Age Matter in the Marathon?

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber finds senior citizens are more likely to believe that running a full marathon is simply not an option for them. Fortunately, more older runners are instead adopting a youthful "can do" attitude and proving you can successfully run 13.1 or 26.2 miles at any age! Read more

What's the Buzz About Honey Stinger?

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Don't get nervous if you have yet to think about fuel! Whether you're new to the fueling game or figuring out how to best prepare for your race, why not check out products from Honey Stinger, the Official Energy Sponsor and On-Course Gel of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon since 2016. Read more

The Training and Making of a Marathoner

by Karl Gruber
If you have just registered for your first full or half marathon, then get ready for a new, active, healthy and calorie-burning lifestyle! Coach Karl Gruber wants to review what you have to look forward to in the coming weeks as you MOVE toward race day. Read more

Take the Corporate Challenge: DICK'S Sporting Goods Story

by DICK'S Sporting Goods
DICK'S Sporting Goods supports and encourages the well-being of each and every teammate in their quest to achieve their personal best. This backing begins with our organizational culture of health and the idea that participation in sports makes people better. Read more

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