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Nutrition is an Important Part of the Puzzle

by Tony Deluca
While running your scheduled training plan is the primary focus of race preparation, nutrition is another piece to the race-day puzzle. Official Blogger Tony Deluca shares what has worked for him when it comes to fueling for different races in hopes it will help you! Read more

Man's Best Workout Buddy

by DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Dogs aren't just your best friend; they could also be the ultimate exercise partner. Think about it. Dogs are always eager to spend time with their favorite human. They have plenty of energy to burn. And you will likely be less tempted to skip a training session if they look forward to your runs. Read more

Virtual Marathon: Envisioning the Race

by Karl Gruber
In a previous installment, coach Karl Gruber ran through a virtual half marathon to help you discover what you are likely to experience and feel during your race. This time around, he wants to run a full marathon together to give you a sense of what it's like to go 26.2 miles without stopping. Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Run the FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay

by Jordan Olander
Have you always wanted to be a part of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh marathon weekend or events, but you aren't ready to commit to running 13.1 or 26.2 miles by yourself? The FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay is the perfect way to take in all of the race weekend action! Read more
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Training Tips: Basic Elements of Long Distance Running

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber wants to help you learn more about those things to be cognizant of during training for your upcoming half or full marathon. Here is a short list of the basic elements of long distance running to help you stay injury-free and feel good during and after your run. Read more

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