P3R, the organization behind the DICKÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, will present 12 companies and one individual with awards for their outstanding participation in the FedEx Ground Corporate Challenge program.
At the 10th DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon under overcast, damp conditions on Sunday morning, debutante Sydney Devore from Lakeland, FL and Fikadu Girma Teferi of Ethiopia won the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours, 32 minutes, 39 seconds and 2:13:47, respectively. In the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, Puerto Rican Antonio Cardona Rico and Morgan Camerlo of New Wilmington, PA took the titles in 1:08:44 and 1:22:39, respectively.
On a cool, damp Sunday morning in the City of Champions, Chris Derrick, 27, from Portland, OR and Aliphine Tuliamuk, 29, from Flagstaff, AZ won USATF Half Marathon titles, clocking 1 hour, 2 minutes, 37 seconds and 1:10:04, respectively. Against top U.S. fields, both were first time national champions for 13. 1 miles, and for Derrick, it was his first USA road crown and fourth USA title overall, while Tuliamuk has now earned eight USA titles in the past two years.
On an ideal spring morning, the UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run, Toyota Pittsburgh Kids Marathon, Sheetz Pittsburgh Toddler Trot and Rachael Ray Nutrish Pittsburgh Pet Walk opened the 10th anniversary of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. A Saturday record of more than 15,000 participants - as well as thousands of spectators, family and friends - took over the Steel City streets.
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon announced that PNC Bank will once again serve as presenting sponsor of the Handcycle division of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. A total of 24 athletes - 20 men and four women - will compete in this year's Handcycle Division.