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Staying Motivated During Your Training Cycle

by Brandi Gilbert
With race day coming up in less than three months, Official Blogger Brandi Gilbert doesn't want all her hard work to go to waste. She is making sure to stay focused and on track, so check out her tips to stay motivated during training so you're ready to crush your goals! 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

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

Tips to Stay Warm and Safe During Winter Running

by Courtney Poullas
It's January, and that means winter running is in full swing! Running in any kind of extreme weather requires safety precautions before, during and after your runs. Official Blogger Courtney Poullas shares some tips to make sure you can safely enjoy your winter running to the fullest. Read more

Meet the 2019 Official Bloggers

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
This year's team of Official Bloggers will document their training journeys, share tips and tricks, and help encourage you as you keep MOVING toward the start line. They may range in age, gender, location, background and more, but they all share the same goal - to get you pumped for race weekend! Read more

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