Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Marathon Training Week 20: Are strength Training & Distance Running Compatible?

by Karl Gruber
Adding a strength training program to your marathon training will not only increase your performance but also create a fitter, leaner you! Read more

Charity Runner Profile: Joslyne Cook

by Karen Price
Because of her love of the parks and the impact they’ve had on her health and wellness, Joslyne Cook is raising money for the Allegheny County Parks Foundation through the Pittsburgh Marathon’s Run for a Reason charity program. The money raised will help go toward work on the North Park Lake Trail. Read more

Marathon Training Week 19: Running Can Save Your Life

by Karl Gruber
Simply having a goal, such as training for and running a marathon, can have positive effects on your health, far beyond what you can see. So, lace up those sneakers and run, literally run, for your life! Read more

How to Prepare For Any Type of Weather on Race Day

by Susan Warcholak
Official #GameOnPGH blogger Susan Warcholak shares tips on preparing for race day and unexpected weather conditions. Read more

Official Poster and Leggings Unveiled

Poster Unveiled
by PGH Marathon
The DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon unveils a "Black & gold" theme to celebrate this years race, both in the official poster design and custom leggings. Read more

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