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, February 24 - 10:00 AM

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

  • How to Prevent Lower Extemity Injuries - James Townsend, PT, DPT, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services, UPMC Rooney Sports Complex
  • High Level Nutrition for the High Level Runner - Jeff Lucchino, MS, RDN, CSSD, UPMC Sports Dietitian, UPMC Sports Medicine
  • Building Your Marathon Mentality - Leigh Skvarla, PhD, NCC, Mental Skills Consutlant, KPEX Consulting
  • Where Are You in Your Training Q&A – Dave Spell, Head Coach, 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 surrounding area are also available.

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