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7May

Pittsburgh Kids of Steel Benefit from Darren Rovell and Brooks Running

UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon

The 11th DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events wasn't just another race for sports business analyst Darren Rovell. He was on a mission, a mission to raise funds for Kids of Steel. Rovell and his team of runners averaged a pace of 9:54 per mile to pass 6,976 half marathon participants and raise a total of $8,524.32 for Kids of Steel.

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5May

Kongin, Kasaye Win 11th DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon

At the 11th DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon under overcast, damp conditions on Sunday morning, Boniface Kongin of Kenya and Bizuwork Getahu Kasaya of Ethiopia won the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 34 seconds and 2:36:29, respectively.

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5May

Korir, Bruce Win 2019 USATF Half Marathon Titles in Pittsburgh

USATF Half Marathon Championships

On a cool, damp Sunday morning in the City of Champions, Leonard Korir, 32, from Colorado Springs, CO and Stephanie Bruce, 35, from Flagstaff, AZ won the USATF Half Marathon titles, clocking 1 hour, one minute, 53 seconds and 1:10:44, respectively. Against top U.S. fields, Korir earned his 9th national title and second USATF Half Marathon title, and Bruce earned her second national title.

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4May

A Record 16,000 Participate during "Family Day" at the 2019 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

"Family Day" at the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events featured a record 16,000 participants. Runners, and pets, of all ages participated in four races, which included the UPMC Health Plan / UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run, Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon, Sheetz Pittsburgh Toddler Trot and Blue Buffalo Pittsburgh Pet Walk.

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3May

Pittsburgh and the Running Community Celebrate Patrice Matamoros' Final Race Weekend as Pittsburgh Marathon Race Director

DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

In celebration of her final race weekend as CEO and Race Director, P3R (Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.) honored Patrice Matamoros for all the work she has done to inspire a "running renaissance" in Pittsburgh on her final race weekend. A joint proclamation proclaimed May 3, 2019 as Patrice Matamoros Day in the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

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