Important Update

The DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon will not take place in 2020. You can learn more below.

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Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

How Far To Go With Your Running?

by Karl Gruber
Do you simply want to adopt the healthy and fit lifestyle of running on a daily basis for the rest of your life? Or maybe you want to fulfill your desire to race for more half or full marathons? Whatever you decide, Coach Karl Gruber encourages you to just run and run for your life. Read more

Take the Corporate Challenge: Fred Rogers Productions Story

by Fred Rogers Productions
We like to celebrate together at Fred Rogers Productions. We're also a company that believes in trying new things and supporting one another through difficult moments. The FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Corporate Challenge presented us with the opportunity to do both! Read more

Hard Workouts to Improve Lactic-Acid Threshold

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber knows lactic acid may not be the main reason for post-marathon soreness, but it still is a contributor to soreness. If you would like to improve your lactate threshold, shorter, harder workouts like a one-mile race could help to improve your body's capacity to use it for fuel. Read more

Marathon Done? Start Again!

by Karl Gruber
Soon after completing a half or full marathon, the majority of runners get the itch to do the whole thing over. Coach Karl Gruber encourages you to get back at it to maintain your physical fitness level and continuing to enjoy the runner lifestyle and camaraderie of the running community. Read more

How to Deal With the Post-Race Blues

by Karl Gruber
Well, you did it! Yes, that marathon or half marathon is now in your rear view mirror. While the feeling of satisfaction comes any time you conquer the beast known as the full or half marathon, coach Karl Gruber says you should also expect the post-race blues after every race. Read more

Register for the Marathon

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Interested in joining in on the fun? Register for the Pittsburgh Marathon today!