Start Line - DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

All about the start line

The start line for the Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay is located on Liberty Avenue near 10th Street. The start corrals span several city blocks from 10th Street to Stanwix Street.

Start Corrals

You have been assigned to one of four start corrals. Please make note of the access point to your start corral prior to your arrival on race day. Click here to view the Start Line Corral Map.
Corral A
Access Point:
7th Avenue and Smithfield Street OR Penn Avenue and 9th Street
Corral Closing Time: 6:55 AM

Corral B Access Point: 6th Avenue and Wood Street OR Penn Avenue and 7th Street
Corral Closing Time: 7:00 AM

Corral C Access Point: Liberty Avenue and Market Street OR Penn Avenue and 6th Street
Corral Closing Time: 7:10 AM

Corral D Access Point: Stanwix Street and Liberty Avenue OR Penn Avenue and 5th Avenue 
Corral Closing Time: 7:40 AM

Additional Notes

  • Start corrals are assigned based on expected finishing times. 
  • Be prepared for a delay at the start, but remember your official time will not begin until you cross the start line. 
  • Please adhere to directions from race officials at all times. 

Start Corral Instructions

  • Your start corral assignment is in the circle on the upper left of the race bib number
  • Your race number must be visible to gain access to your start corral.
  • You will be granted access to your assigned start corral only.
  • Start corrals open at 5:30 a.m.
  • Family and friends will not be allowed to accompany participants into the start line area.
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