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Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Spoken and Unspoken Race Day Rules

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber knows this topic is sure to get many a runner's blood boiling, especially veteran runners. But it is a very good idea to review some of the spoken and unspoken rules and etiquette to follow before any race, especially if you are new to running. Read more

A Family-Friendly Experience with the Pittsburgh Marathon

by Becky Willis
When you run to be a role model for the kids in your life, they're bound to be just as excited as you are for the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. There are so memories to be made and the weekend offer many opportunities to get the whole family involved! Read more

Are You Up for the Challenge?

by CGI
We at CGI know it's essential for college students to keep MOVING in between class, extracurricular activities and social life. Studies have shown that regular exercise increases focus, relieves stress, improves memory retention and boosts your mood. Read more

Workouts to Enhance Your Marathon Training

by Karl Gruber
Marathon training certainly can be a life changing experience, but coach Karl Gruber knows it can also be boring if you're running the same routes week in and week out, especially if you always run the same pace. Check out his tips on how you can put some zip, energy and fun into your training. Read more

Run for a Reason: Sabrina's Story

by Sabrina Mitchell
Sabrina decided it wasn't enough to just run in her mom's honor; she wanted to raise awareness and help those affected by cancer. After becoming a charity runner, she says raising money for the American Cancer Society has been one of the most rewarding things she has ever done! Read more

Register for the Marathon

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