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Pittsburgh Strong: Why I'm Running

by Armando Martinez
The Pittsburgh Marathon is almost exactly six months before the New York City Marathon, which would give Official Blogger Armando Martinez enough time to train for each and rest in between. But during these past weeks of training, the real reason why he chose Pittsburgh started to surface. Read more

Tips to Stay Warm and Safe During Winter Running

by Courtney Poullas
It's January, and that means winter running is in full swing! Running in any kind of extreme weather requires safety precautions before, during and after your runs. Official Blogger Courtney Poullas shares some tips to make sure you can safely enjoy your winter running to the fullest. Read more

Meet the 2019 Official Bloggers

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
This year's team of Official Bloggers will document their training journeys, share tips and tricks, and help encourage you as you keep MOVING toward the start line. They may range in age, gender, location, background and more, but they all share the same goal - to get you pumped for race weekend! Read more

Tips for a Successful Race-cation

by Brandi Gilbert
Official Blogger Brandi Gilbert has had plenty of "learning experiences" from her race travels. From packing to race prep to race day, there is a lot you can do to make the weekend go well! As you gear up for race weekend, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your race-cation. 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!