Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Pro Runner Perspective: How to Balance Running with the Rest of Life

by Craig Leon
Professional runner Craig Leon shares tips on balancing life’s various responsibilities with your running goals. Read more
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Marathon Training Week 16: How to Deal with Fatigue While Training

by Karl Gruber
Whether this is your first race or 25th, you cannot hide from fatigue. Because you are increasing your mileage, week after week, your body will start to pay the price. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Derek M. Hansen, states that there are three types of fatigue you must be aware of w Read more

The Pittsburgh 5K Run Is Helping One Woman Make a Comeback from a Bike Accident

by Karen Price
Deana Munoz works for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, but it wasn’t until she was injured in a bicycling accident last summer that she learned firsthand just how quickly life can turn and one can suddenly be in need of help. Read more

Three Ways to Find New Places for Your Long Runs

by Sean Fox
Official #GameOnPGH Blogger Sean Fox from the Geeky Pittsburgh Runner shares tips on how to keep your long runs interesting. Read more

Marathon Training Week 15: Pre-race & Race Day Prep

by Karl Gruber
One of the best ways to be prepared for race day is to make a pre-race checklist. That way there will be no disastrous surprises to short-circuit your run. Read more

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