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Charity Runner

Run For A Reason: Deanna's Story

by Jordan Olander
Meet Deanna, a charity runner for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. When Deanna was looking to run a half-marathon last year, she came across the Run for a Reason Charity Program presented by Bank of America and knew instantly that she had to run as a member of the Run To Cure CF team. Read more

Run For A Reason: Trystan's Story

by Jordan Olander
Running for a reason is always a special experience, but it is even more spectacular when it is done with loved ones. The Cassol/Shaffer family know all about this after running in honor of their grandson and nephew, Trystan, for multiple years. Read more

Run for a Reason: Carrie and Steffany's Story

by Jordan Olander
Steffany knew she could always count on Carrie to be there for her, so she didn't hesitate to return the favor when Carrie had to have open heart surgery in 2016. Steffany decided to run for Team Children's this year to honor her best running friend. Read more

Run for a Reason: Steph's Story

by Jordan Olander
A positive outlook pushed Steph to accomplish what she thought she couldn't do - run a full marathon. She even went above and beyond crushing her own personal goals, choosing to use her marathon journey to also raise money for the Emily Whitehead Foundation. Read more

Run For A Reason: Four-Step Fundraising Method

by Jordan Olander
Are you already registered as a charity runner and need some help fundraising? Or are you interested in becoming a charity runner but hesitant because you don’t know how to fundraise? Fundraising is not as overwhelming as you may think. Read more

Register for the Marathon

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