Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen will make her half-marathon debut in Pittsburgh next month at the 2018 USATF Half Marathon Championships, part of 10th annual DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. The 31-year-old former professional triathlete announced her retirement last fall to focus on distance running, with the goal of winning gold in the 2020 Olympic Marathon in Tokyo, Japan.
Some of the nation's best runners will descend on the City of Champions on Sunday, May 6 for the 2018 USATF Half Marathon Championships. Headlining this year's field are the defending USATF Running Circuit Champions Leonard Korir and Aliphine Tuliamuk.
"If You See Something, Say Something" is a national campaign that raises public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, as well as the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement.
The DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and the Hall of Fame Committee announced today Herb Cratty, Jack Fultz, John Harwick (deceased) and Mindy Zattola as the 10th class of inductees to the Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of Fame. This class will be inducted during the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, May 4-6, 2018.
P3R announced today that the Run for a Reason Charity Program presented by Bank of America has surpassed $11 million in donations since its inception in 2009. More than 1,600 charity runners have already raised over $375,000 this year, and P3R expects a total of 3,000 will raise $1.5 million by the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events.