Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Charity

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

Ciara Walter Runs For ALS Association in Memory of Her Favorite High School Teacher

by Karen Price
Walter, 27, will run the 2017 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon in memory of Mark French, her favorite high school teacher. Read more

"Doing it for charity made me feel so much better about what I accomplished"

by Karen Price
The first time that Tony D’Abruzzo ran the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, he ran like “a normal person,” he said, “a sane person.” That is to say that he wasn’t wearing a wedding dress for all 26.2 miles as he did in 2016 to raise money for Kids of Steel. Read more

Mother and Son Run to Fight Crohn's Disease

by Karen Price
This was Mary’s second year as a participant in the Pittsburgh Marathon Run for a Reason program. She ran the 5K 2015 and again this year with her 13-year-old Patrick, who has Crohn’s Disease. She also participated in the Half Marathon. Read more

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