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

How Social Media Has Helped My Running

by Steffany Rubel
According to Official Blogger Steff Rubel, social media is not only a way to connect with fellow runners but also a fantastic way to celebrate your victories. You might even meet some amazing people who become your best running friends just by going on social media. Read more

Training Tips: Training with a Heart Rate Monitor

by Karl Gruber
A heart rate monitor is a wonderful tool to learn how to utilize your heart's effort to become a better runner and stay healthy. According to coach Karl Gruber, it is one of the best things you can do for your running next to a water bottle and good running shoes. Read more

Run For A Reason: Fundraising in the Workplace

by Jordan Olander
Fundraising at work can help to bring some excitement to your work days and support a good cause. It's also an easy way to raise additional funds, and there are many different ways to go about it. Here are just a few examples of ways to fundraise in the workplace. Read more

Progressive Training: The Smart Way to Run

by Karl Gruber
It is good to have a training program that resonates with you and allows you to progressively build up your body and running abilities over a fairly long period of time. Come race day, you'll be ready to put the hammer down and go get your much deserved finisher's medal. Read more

Nutrition is an Important Part of the Puzzle

by Tony Deluca
While running your scheduled training plan is the primary focus of race preparation, nutrition is another piece to the race-day puzzle. Official Blogger Tony Deluca shares what has worked for him when it comes to fueling for different races in hopes it will help you! Read more

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