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Mar 17, 2013, 18:11 ET
American Leonard Kovensky, a U.S. Embassy Ashgabat, Turkmenistan affiliate, doused some Turkmenistan mountain water over his head during the first ever U.S. Embassy Ashgabat, Turkmenistan Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon First Wave Race.  (PRNewsFoto/Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon)

Turkmen Elite Runners Win U.S. Embassy Ashgabat Run

More than 150 runners including Ambassador Robert Patterson participated in satellite event on Sunday, March 17 With temperatures in the...

Mar 06, 2013, 14:16 ET

UPMC Health Plan Increases Pittsburgh Half Marathon Prize Purse to $34,500

Total prize purse places event in the top five of U.S. half marathons; even record $6,500 for each race champion  The Dick's Sporting...

May 06, 2012, 16:36 ET
Kenyan James Kirwa Edges out Top Pack of Elite Male Runners in Last Seconds of Race.  (PRNewsFoto/Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon)

Impressive International Field Competes at Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

 Under clear skies, with start line temperatures in the fifties, runners from 49 states and 12 nations took to the streets of Pittsburgh in...

May 16, 2011, 18:10 ET
At mile 20, Eggleston catches Tariku Bokain (22), Isaac Birir (85), Teklu Deneka (23) and David Rutoh, before surging ahead to victory.  (PRNewsFoto/Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, Abby Kraftowitz)

U.S. Athlete Eggleston 'Rabbits' at a 2:19:00 Pace Through Mile 18, Then Storms to Victory in 2:16:40 at the 2011 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

American Women Lebeaud and Philbrook Achieve Olympic Trials Qualifying Times With a temperature in the 60s, and a drizzle that didn't dampen...

May 03, 2011, 08:00 ET

Pittsburgh Steelers Ryan Clark Joins Veteran Announcer Rudy Novotny at Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

Announcers Rudy Novotny and Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark will work together as the voices of the 2011 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh...

Apr 21, 2011, 16:26 ET

Pennsylvania American Water to Keep Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Runners Hydrated

Pennsylvania American Water announced today that it will provide water to the more than 19,000 runners participating in this year's Dick's Sporting...

Mar 09, 2011, 14:48 ET

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Announces Pacers, Cash and Prizes for "A" and "B" Olympic Trial Qualifiers at May 15, 2011 Race

The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon announces special incentives and pacers to encourage Olympic hopefuls to race with them on May 15,...

Mar 01, 2011, 12:49 ET

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Offers New 5K Race: UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine 5K Run on Saturday, May 14, 2011

With the UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon sold out, the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is excited to announce the UPMC Health Plan/UPMC...

Jul 30, 2010, 13:57 ET

Registration Opens on Monday, August 2nd, for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon With Special One Day, Online Savings

Registration for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon opens Monday, August 2nd, 2010. To celebrate the first day of registration for the...

Jul 09, 2010, 14:55 ET

The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Announces Race Date of Sunday, May 15, 2011

The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon announces a race date of Sunday, May 15, 2011.  Online registration will open on Monday, August...

May 02, 2010, 18:46 ET

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon a Showcase of 'City's Finest'; Kenyan Kipyegon Kirui and Alena Vinitskaya of Belarus Emerge as Champions

Nearly 16,000 runners, the spectators, the volunteers, military volunteers and the police all played a role in the successful running of the Dick's...

Apr 16, 2010, 13:23 ET

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Grows 60 Percent; Showcases National Trend

An astounding number of runners have registered for the upcoming the 2010 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, May 2, 2010. The event, which...

Apr 12, 2010, 09:27 ET

Running Superstar 'Meb' (Mebrahtom Keflezighi) to Make Motivational Appearances During Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend, Courtesy of New Harvest(TM)

Mebrahtom Keflezighi (pronounced Kef-lez-ghee), more commonly known as "Meb,"  has been described as "the top U.S. distance runner" by USA...

Mar 30, 2010, 16:51 ET

NuGo Nutrition Announces Gold Sponsorship of the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

NuGo Nutrition has proudly signed on to sponsor the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon for the second year in a row.  As part of the...

Mar 26, 2010, 15:30 ET

Pennsylvania American Water to Keep Pittsburgh Marathon Runners Hydrated

Pennsylvania American Water announced today that it will provide water to the more than 16,000 runners participating in this year's Dick's Sporting...

Mar 22, 2010, 13:28 ET

Student Organizations Invited to Compete for $6000 in Grants in 'Cheerathoner' Competition During the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

The sold-out Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon invites student organizations to serve as "cheerathoners" at various locations along the...

Mar 08, 2010, 14:27 ET
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Sold Out! The UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon and FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay Are Closed

Few Spots Remain for Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Volunteers Needed The May 2, 2010 events of the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half...

Feb 19, 2010, 12:38 ET

With Record Registration of 13,000 Runners to Date, the 2010 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Announces a Cap of 16,000

Registrations for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and its sister events, the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon and FedEx...