Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Check out the Pittsburgh Marathon blog for updates on the race, training tips, entertainment information and more!

Don't Fear the Track

by Chelsea Prior
Official #GameOnPGH blogger Pittsburgh City Girl shares why you shouldn't let the track intimidate you. Read more

Registration Opening Celebration

Registration Opening Deals
by PGH Marathon
A special preview of all of the great deals and prize giveaways happening during the Opening Week of Registration for the 10th Anniversary of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. Read more

Find Your Race Niche

by Karl Gruber
There is a fine line between training and overtraining. Find your niche of what works for you in training and proceed cautiously. Remember to keep this question in the back of your mind: are you having fun and are you staying healthy and injury-free? Read more

Re-establish Distance Fitness with Proper Recovery

by Karl Gruber
Perhaps one of the most challenging things you have encountered after completing your race is re-establishing a running fitness level. I like to call it “distance fitness.” Re-establishing distance fitness begins with proper recovery. Read more

Keeping Your Marathon Training on Track

by Karl Gruber
The best part of consistently running and setting new goals is that so much of what you learn and experience via your running can be directly applied to almost every area of your life. Determination, perseverance, goal-setting, patience and exceeding your limitations – that’s what I’m talking about. Read more

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