Run for a Reason

Join the charity team that inspires you to run for a reason in the 2017 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.

The Run For A Reason Charity Program presented by Bank of America is a platform for passionate individuals to fundraise and raise awareness for meaningful causes close to their hearts while achieving their fitness goals. At P3R events, we create experiences where passion and purpose come together and the running and philanthropic communities connect. Join our 100+ charity community that has raised over $9.2 million since 2009. No matter your cause, anyone can run for a reason!

The Run For a Reason Charity program is proudly


Charity Runner Information

Registration will open for official charities on August 3, 2016. Earn your FREE race entry with your fundraising commitment to a participating official charity below. 

Nonprofit Information

New organizations take part by participating as a contributing charity. Contributing charity registration is now OPEN for the 2017 fundraising season. All of our 2017 participating nonprofits are listed on our CrowdRise event page. If you are interested in receiving program information for the 2017 season, please click here to fill out our interest form. 

Note: Race entries are not included for contributing charities and must be purchased separately from creating a fundraising page.

To learn more about the charity program and how to become an official charity, please click here to read our contributing charity program overview, or email us at

2016 Run for a Reason Charities presented by Bank Of America 

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