Free Training Seminar

UPMC Sports Medicine will continue its tradition of FREE pre-race prep courses by holding two DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon training seminars.

Event Information


When: Saturday, January 12 — 10:00 AM

The first training seminar will cover the following topics listed below. Steel City Road Runners will be hosting a pre-seminar run for those that are interested. Check out the SCRR Training Run information for more details.

  • Dynamic Warm-up for Runners — Ron DeAngelo, M.Ed, CSCS, Director of Sports Performance Training, UPMC Rooney Sports Complex
  • "Behind the Scenes" A Virtual Tour of What It Takes to Plan and Manage an Event with Over 40,000 Participants — Patrice Matamoros, Race Director, DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Training Plan — Sara Angelilli, RRCA Certified Coach, NASM-CPT, PES, Steel City Road Runners

Where: UPMC Shadyside

The training seminar will be held in Room 201AB in the Heberman Conference Center at UPMC Shadyside, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.

Attendees can enter the hospital at one of the West Wing or Shadyside Medical Building entrances (green and purple areas on the Campus Map). The Herberman Conference Center is on the second floor of the UPMC Cancer Pavilion (gray area on the Campus Map to the right of Shadyside Medical Building in green).

Driving directions to UPMC Shadyside can be found here. Attendees are welcome to park on campus — the Centre Avenue Parking Garage is closest hospital garage to Herberman — with the following rates in effect:

0 – 1/2hr     $4.00
1/2hr – 1hr  $5.00
1hr – 2hr     $6.00
2hr – 3hr     $7.00
3hr – 4hr     $8.00
4hr – 5hr     $9.00
5hr – 6hr     $10.00
6hr – 7hr     $11.00
7hr – 24hr   $22.00

Street parking or public lots in the surrounding area are also available.


When: Saturday, February 23 

More information to be announced — stay tuned!

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