Run for a Reason

Join your favorite charity team and run for a reason in the 2016 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.
Earn a FREE race entry when you register for any race event and commit to fundraise for an official Run for a Reason charity. Registration is simple, here’s how:
  • Click here
  • Pick your race event
  • Choose your official charity
  • Complete a quick registration form
  • Start fundraising!

Charity registration is now open!

Are you a nonprofit looking to join the charity community? The Run for a Reason charity program strengthens ties between the running community and nonprofit organizations utilizing our events as new platforms for fundraising. All nonprofit organizations are welcome! There is no cost involved to become a contributing charity and participation is easy:

  • Simply click here to get started today
  • Recruit participants for any race event (children and pets too!)
  • Raise money on CrowdRise

Click here for more information or email us at 

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2016 Run for a Reason Charities

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