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Pittsburgh Marathon Blog

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

Pittsburgh Strong: Why I'm Running

by Armando Martinez
The Pittsburgh Marathon is almost exactly six months before the New York City Marathon, which would give Official Blogger Armando Martinez enough time to train for each and rest in between. But during these past weeks of training, the real reason why he chose Pittsburgh started to surface. Read more

Meet Nuun, Our Official Hydration Partner

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Nuun is our chosen hydration partner for the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. We will be serving Nuun Hydration products on race day and encourage all of our participants to train with what will be on course! Read more

Your Life and the Marathon: Finding Balance

by Karl Gruber
While you don't have to commit to running 100 miles a week, unless you're an elite athlete of course, coach Karl Gruber knows training for a half or full marathon means that you need to figure out how to make it work so you can maintain a good run-life balance. Read more

Marathon Basics: Training, Gear and More

by Karl Gruber
Whether an experienced or new runner, you should review the basic tenets of running long distances before you take your first step. Follow along as Coach Karl Gruber reviews basic training principles, running gear basics and basic goal setting to help you prepare for your training season. Read more

What Moves You: Adrian's Story

by Adrian Crouch
If you would've known me before my health journey, I hated anything fitness related. Since that time, I have fallen in love with running, was sidelined by Lyme disease, overcome the disease to run again and have now completed 10 full marathons. And I'm looking forward to number 11 on May 5, 2019! Read more

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