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Registration for 2018 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Opens August 1

The race will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with the lowest price of the season, special deals and sponsor giveaways

PITTSBURGH - Online registration for the 2018 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events will open on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00 a.m. EST. This year the race will celebrate its 10th anniversary with an opening week registration event Aug. 1-4 that includes the lowest prices of the season, special deals and sponsor giveaways. More than 40,000 runners of all ages are expected to register for the event weekend, scheduled for May 4-6, 2018. 

“This year we will celebrate 10 years of a community event that is not only about runners’ personal bests but also about the city’s personal best,” said Patrice Matamoros, P3R CEO. “Each year the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon showcases the Pittsburgh pride of 14 Pittsburgh neighborhoods. This race has grown into so much more than a race but an event that inspires and changes lives.” 

Registration will open at the guaranteed lowest price of $65 for the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, the same price that the first marathon opened at in 2009. The price will increase throughout the opening day as more people sign up for the event. Runners who register Aug. 1-4 will also have the chance to win prize packages from sponsors DICK’S Sporting Goods and Brooks valued at $250. Special registration bundles for runners looking to enhance their experience will also be available throughout the week. Click here for additional details about the opening week registration specials.    

Participants in the 2018 event are encouraged to share their training journey using the #GameOnPGH and #10YearsRunning hashtag on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram

The 10th DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend includes events for all ages and abilities including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay, UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run, Toyota Pittsburgh Kids Marathon, Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Pittsburgh Pet Walk and Pittsburgh Toddler Trot.

For more information about the 2018 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, visit: www.ThePittsburghMarathon.com

About the P3R
P3R is a nonprofit organization that is passionate about promoting the love of running and enhancing community access to health & fitness education and activities. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DSG Pittsburgh Marathon, we also run a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health & fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. The only criterion for participation is a desire to be happy, healthy, and active! Read more at: www.P3R.org

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