The Pheidippides Award

The Greek American community of Western Pennsylvania and its various organizations offer an annual distinction to a meritorious individual in line with the theme "In recognition of the endurance, strength, victory and triumph of the human spirit". 
The Greek American community of Western Pennsylvania and its various organizations have come together to offer an annual distinction, as part of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon events, to a meritorious individual in recognition of their significant contribution to the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon in line with the theme "In recognition of the endurance, strength, victory and triumph of the human spirit". 

"Significant contribution" includes, but is not limited to significant activities in the organization process, the continuous significant participation in, and/or support of DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon events. 

The Pheidippides Award is an annual award presented during the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon race weekend. The award will eventually consist of an art piece inspired by ancient Hellenic art, the original run by Pheidippides and elements of Pittsburgh history. The names of the awardees will be inscribed in its base to be on display in perpetuity.

Please complete the form below to submit your nomination for the award.

Nomination Form