The 2019 USATF Half Marathon Championships in Pittsburgh will feature a star-studded field including an Olympian and six national champions. The national title event will be held in conjunction with the 11th annual DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, May 3-5.
New and expanded partnerships with top national brands will take the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon to the next level this year and guarantee that race weekend is an unforgettable experience for participants, spectators and volunteers alike.
PNC Bank once again will serve as presenting sponsor of the Handcycle Division of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, one of only 35 handcycle-friendly marathons in the nation. Returning race champions Kenneth Bestine and Ashli Molinero are ready to defend their titles.
Two-time winner Ayantu Dakebu Hailemaryam seeks to repeat against a top international field at this year's DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. This year's 26.2 mile race will feature a total prize purse of $50,500, including $8,000 for each race champion.
Some of the nation's best runners will descend on the City of Champions on Sunday, May 5 for the 2019 USATF Half Marathon Championships. Headlining this year's field are Emma Bates and Brogan Austin, the 2018 USA Marathon Champions.