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

Take the Corporate Challenge: Pack Up + Go Story

by Lillian Rafson
Now that the whole Pack Up + Go team is invested in the Corporate Challenge, Founder and CEO Lillian Rafson has discovered the benefits to this type of long-term training and goal-setting. Most importantly, the team is learning to explore more and enjoy the ride together! Read more

Marathon Training In Adverse Weather

by Karl Gruber
One of the key things you will learn have to learn to deal with is training in adverse weather conditions. Whether you are training in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil or Pittsburgh, coach Karl Gruber knows learning how to run in "bad" weather during your training can be a lifesaver for you come race day! Read more

What Moves You: Sayward's Story

by Erin Carlin
Sayward Elliott, single mom and full-time Bank of America employee. She has been running for many years, so it comes as no surprise that her son has followed in her footsteps. Read on to learn how Sayward and her family make time to be healthy so they're ready for race day! Read more

Keep Moving During FebMOVEary

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
We are less than 100 days away from the 2019 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, which is why we are proud to introduce FebMOVEary - a month filled with exciting training opportunities and special promotions to keep you MOVING toward the start line of your race. Read more

Songs to Run to: Using Music to Motivate

by Deanna Tomaselli
The first three chords of "Start Me Up" by the Rolling Stones always gets Official Blogger Deanna Tomaselli PUMPED. She thinks of music as a motivator on her runs and shared are a few simple ways to make the most of music while hitting the pavement. Read more

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