Get Ready for the Pittsburgh Marathon with a Training Run
Sunday, May 6 is already looming large in the minds of local and international runners, when more than 40,000 people are expected to converge for the Pittsburgh Marathon. Will you be one of them? If so, the best place to jump-start your training regimen, stick to those New Year’s resolutions, and warm up during this frigid cold front, is at the Pittsburgh Marathon Kick-off Training Run.
Hosted by P3R and the Steel City Road Runners, this free event takes place at 810 River Avenue on Pittsburgh’s scenic Northside. The Steel City Road Runners will lead a warm-up and several runs, including 4-, 6-, and 8-mile routes with various pace options. Pick up all of your marathon merch in the P3R pop-up gear store, enjoy refreshments, and learn all about this year’s race.
This Pittsburgh Marathon Kick-off Training Run will be held on Sunday, January 7 from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm, providing a day of fitness, friends, fun, food and free stuff, and giving you what you need to start your marathon preparation on the right foot. Check-in begins at 10:30 am and the run starts at 12:00 pm. For more information, or to sign up for the run, visit the Pittsburgh Marathon Kick-off Training Run event page.