Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Feel the Power of Running the West End and South Side

by PGH Marathon
MILES 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon dance you from the West End to the South Side. Along the way, you'll find some of the best views and the best food in all of Pittsburgh. Read more

Running For A Cause Near To Her Heart

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by Chelsea Prior
Chelsea, one of our official #GameOnPGH bloggers, is also a charity runner for a cause near to her heart. Today she shares some fun and easy tips for fundraising if you would like to try to run for a reason too! Read more

Marathon Training Week 14: Heart Rate Training and Monitoring

by Karl Gruber
A key that can help you run a great marathon is finding a good way to gauge your level of cardiovascular fitness. While there are many tools to measure your fitness level and progress, one of the best is using a heart rate monitor (HRM). Read more

Feel the Power of Running the North Side Neighborhoods

by PGH Marathon
Pittsburgh's North Side - something old, something new . . . and something black and gold. Miles four through six of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon will wind you through the North Side, where you'll fly past some of the most historic points in all of Pittsburgh. Read more

Jennifer Kanter's Race is All About Helping People in the Community

by Karen Price
This year, Jennifer Kanter is fundraising for Hair Peace Charities, a local organization that helps provide financial assistance to women and girls in Western Pennsylvania who are undergoing cancer treatment and seeking to purchase wigs Read more

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