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Health and Fitness Expo

Friday, May 2, 2014 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

*The Expo will open at 10:00 AM, one-hour early, for VIP participants only.

Saturday, May 3, 2014  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM     

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Free Family Fun!

The GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo is one of the many exciting events that will be held on race weekend, May 2 and May 3, 2014; it's free and open to the public. Registered runners, families running with children in the Kids Marathon, race fans and fitness enthusiasts from throughout the region will attend the Expo and it serves as the hub for racers and spectators with packet pick up and clinics on Friday and Saturday. Products, goods, services, entertainment and information will be featured during the two-day event. The Expo will focus on all aspects of health and wellness for people of all ages.

Parking and Directions

David L. Lawerence Convention Center is located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh. Many Downtown parking lots and garages are conveniently located for the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo. For directions to the Convention Center, public transportation and parking information, please visit www.PittsburghCC.com.

Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up is located at the GNC Live Well Health and Fitness Expo on Friday, May 2, 2014 and Saturday, May 3, 2014.

All participants will be emailed a race packet confirmation ticket 1-2 weeks prior to the race weekend. Participants will need to show their email (either an electronic or hard copy) AND photo ID to pick up your participant packet - which includes the race number, participant shirt and goody bag - at the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo. Please note that race packet confirmation tickets will NOT be mailed to participants this year.

If a participant is unable to pick up a packet in person during regular GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo hours, someone else may pick up on the participant's behalf. The person picking up the packet is required to provide their contact information, the participant’s race packet confirmation ticket and a copy of the participant’s photo ID.

Late packet pick up is available at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 PM ONLY. Packets will only be moved to late packet pick-up if participants complete this online form prior to race weekend. Once the form has been submitted, participants will only be able to pick-up their packet at late packet pick up; items will NOT be available at the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo. There is no race day packet pick up.

Speaker Series

Attend a FREE speaker series while you visit the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo. Guest speakers are traveling from around the United States to make sure you're prepared for race weekend and provide valuable information about health/wellness, training and racing.

Friday, May 2, 2014 Guest Speakers:

Time Speaker Topic
11:30 AM Nick Fischer, RD, LDN Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
12:00 PM Vonda Wright, MD Race Day Strategy and Beyond
1:00 PM Aimee Kimball, PHD Mental Training and Peak
2:00 PM RaceJoy How to Use Your Official Race
Phone App
2:30 PM Pace Team How to Run Your Best with the
NuGo Nutrition Pace Team
3:00 PM Jordan Macnamara Speed Training 101
3:30 PM Jeff Galloway
4:00 PM Jeffrey Eggleston How to Battle the Pittsburgh
4:30 PM Wayne Kurtz Not Finishing Was Not an Option
5:00 PM 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of
Fame Induction & Phedipiddes
Award Ceremony
5:30 PM Joe Muldowney Make Each Day Your Best


Saturday, May 3, 2014 Guest Speakers:

Time Speaker Topic
10:30 AM Joe Muldowney Running in your 50s and 60s
11:00 AM RaceJoy How to Use Your Official
Race Phone App
11:30 AM Jeff Galloway
12:00 PM Jeffrey Eggleston Race Day Tips for Advanced
12:30 PM Jordan Macnamara Life on the Road of a
Professional Runner
1:00 PM Heather Kampf Speed Training 101
1:30 PM Joseph J. Micca, PT, DPT Running Injury Prevention
Action Plan
2:00 PM Bill Crawford The Journey of a Reluctant
Long Distance Runner
2:30 PM Andy Sheehan The Legacy of Dr. George
Sheehan, Running’s Pioneer
3:00 PM Joe Vennare Strength Training for
Endurance Athletes
4:00 PM Pace Team How to Run Your Best with
the NuGo Nutrition Pace Team
5:00 PM Pittsburgh Marathon Sole
Survivor Recognition Ceremony

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