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Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Run For A Reason: Caily's Story

by Jordan Olander
Have you ever felt like you were too busy to dedicate yourself to running for charity? Finding the time to do anything is a daily struggle for most people, but if you have a passion, you will find a way to make time for it. Read more

Top 10 Reasons Why You Can't Miss the 10th Anniversary of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
The 10th running of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is only going to happen once, and you won't want to miss the party. Limited spots remain for our events so be sure to register before April 22 to be a part of the celebration! Read more

Why Marathons & Half Marathons Are Addicting

by Karl Gruber
If you are a non-runner or a runner who has yet to take on the challenge of 13.1 or 26.2 miles, it may be hard to comprehend how and why running those distances can be addicting. But coach Karl Gruber believes you will figure it out after successfully tackling long distance running and racing. Read more

Run For A Reason: Amanda's Story

by Jordan Olander
Are you looking for a way to improve your life while improving the lives of others? Running for a reason will do the trick! Not only does running help to transform you physically, but more importantly, it transforms you mentally. Read more

Soundtrack to My Run

by Monica Delmonico
Official Blogger Monica Delmonico knows there are two types of runners in the world - those who listen to music while they run and those who don't. While some find music an unneeded distraction, she considers music is a form of motivation and has a pretty sweet playlist to share for your next run! Read more

Register for the Marathon

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Interested in joining in on the fun? Register for the Pittsburgh Marathon today!