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Run For A Reason: Seasonal Fundraising Ideas

by Jordan Olander
Looking for fresh ideas to help you with fundraising for the Run For A Reason Charity Program presented by Bank of America? Fundraising does not have to involve just asking family and friends for donations. There are a lot of easy and enjoyable ways to raise money for your cause. Read more

How Do You Know When You’re Ready To Run Your First Half Marathon?

by Karl Gruber
So just how do you know when you are ready to run your first half-marathon? As a runner and coach for almost 40 years, my first reaction is to say, “Don’t do too much too soon!” There is a proper way to prepare so you can decide if you are ready to run your first 13.1 mile race. Read more

Run For A Reason: Chuck’s Story

by Jordan Olander
Because he wanted to run for a reason, Chuck Hull decided to not only fundraise for the Mario Lemieux Foundation but also dedicate each mile of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon to a different person. He has run for others, every step of the way, since 2015. Read more

Training Tips: The Jeff Galloway Run-Walk-Run Plan

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Pittsburgh’s premiere running club, the Steel City Road Runners (SCRR), offers the Jeff Galloway training program to prepare runners for EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon. Read more

Don't Fear the Track

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

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