'Burgh Blog

Training Tips

Why Do You Run and How Far Do You Want To Go?

by Karl Gruber
What motivates you to keep running and why do you choose to keep running? It's funny for veteran runners like coach Karl Gruber to even contemplate these questions because it simply doesn't cross their minds anymore - they just run. Read more

A Match Made In Training Heaven

by LeAnne Young
Official Blogger LeAnne Young has complied a list of her top seven cross training tips that have proved to be beneficial. Her goal is to follow them as she trains for the this year's Pittsburgh Marathon and hopes they will also help you as you train for your next big event! Read more

Training Tips: Running During the Winter Months

by Karl Gruber
Obviously, less-than-ideal winter running conditions tend to diminish your desire to leave a warm bed and head out the door into the cold. So why not adopt an attitude that will do just that - get you out the door for your run. Read more

Training Tips: The Importance of Cross Training

by Karl Gruber
It can be a challenge to find the time and life balance to incorporate cross-training into your training schedule, but the rewards of doing so are completely off the charts. Read more

Training Tips: The Do's and Don'ts of Race Day

by Karl Gruber
We all already have far too many do's and don'ts in every aspect of our life, so as I set out to write about them in regards to running, it was with a bit of trepidation. However, these do's and don'ts are the type that will help you to run better and enjoy the experience of your next race. Read more

Register for the Marathon

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