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It's Time to MOVE, Pittsburgh

Get ready to MOVE, Runners of Steel! No matter what moves you to be a part of the 2019 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, we want you to make a move when registration opens for the 11th edition of our world-class, award-winning race weekend on August 6. Read more
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Are You Moved to Give?

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Charity runner registration will open Wednesday, August 1 for the 2019 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. If you're ready to MOVE to make your miles count for more, we want you to be the first to sign up! Read more

What's Next?

by Karl Gruber
You did it! You successfully trained for weeks, even months, to run a half or full marathon. Now, what's next? Coach Karl Gruber knows that once you've tasted success crossing the finish line, your appetite for racing or another running challenge may not yet be satisfied. Read more

Why the Half or Full Marathon?

by Karl Gruber
Having been a part of the marathon running community for so long - and continuously writing about running a half or full marathon - got coach Karl Gruber thinking, questioning really. Why these particular distances? What exactly is it that draws people to run nonstop for 13.1 or 26.2 miles? Read more

The Wall

by Karl Gruber
Almost every marathoner has at some point in time hit the wall. It is not the most fun subject to discuss, but it's even less fun to experience. Because coach Karl Gruber can relate to hitting the wall all too well, he wants to discuss why something so figurative can be experienced so literally. Read more

Register for the Marathon

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