Join us for the eighth running of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and the exciting weekend of events! Activities begin on Friday, April 29, 2016 with the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo. On Saturday, April 30, we’ll host the UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run, Toyota of Pittsburgh Kids Marathon, Pittsburgh Toddler Trot and Pittsburgh Pet Walk. The weekend will culminate on Sunday, May 1, 2016 with the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, and FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay.
How can I confirm my registration?
Are there age restrictions for registering for a particular race distance?
Who determines the age minimums for each race?
I do not meet the age requirement but I believe I am qualified to participate. Can I participate?
Can I get a refund or defer to the next year if I am unable to participate in a Race Weekend event?
Once I register, can I make edits to my registration?
I was registered by someone else or sent in a paper registration form. Do I need to claim my registration?
I was registered by someone else, how do I sign my waiver?
Can I switch to a different event (i.e. from the Marathon to the Half Marathon)?
Can I transfer my registration to another person?
How can I make a claim for the race insurance I purchased with my registration?
I registered for an event, but my name isn’t appearing in the search results.
Will there be packet pick up after the expo has closed?
Marathon/Half Marathon Questions
I've never run a marathon or a half marathon. Do you offer training?
How long do I have to complete the race?
Do you offer pace leaders?
What are the requirements to compete in the Clydesdale/Athena division?
When do all relay team members have to be registered on their team?
Does my relay team need to have 5 runners?
I am a team captain. Do I still need to register as a team member?
Can I participate in the Marathon/Half Marathon and the Marathon Relay?
How long does our team have to complete the course?
I am registered for the Marathon Relay. Can I switch to another race weekend event?
How do I confirm my race entry as a charity runner?
How do I fundraise for a charity not listed on the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon?
How do I receive a free race entry through the charity program?
How much do I need to fundraise to qualify for a free entry?
What is the difference between and Run for a Reason charity and a contributing charity?
How can my organization be a part of the charity community?
Kids of STEEL and Youth Races Questions
What is the difference between Kids of STEEL and Toyota of Pittsburgh Kids Marathon?
How can I double check which program/event I registered my child?
I made a mistake when registering. What do I do now?
I have at least one child attending a Kids of STEEL school/organization that my other children don’t attend. Can we list them at the same school/organization so they can run together?
What do I do with my child’s completed Kids of STEEL training log?
Where do I pick up my child's race number and shirt?
Where do we park on race day?
Can I race with my child?
How does your Family Reunion Area operate?
Is the Toyota of Pittsburgh Kids Marathon a timed race?
What fun stuff is available after the race?
What is your cancellation policy?
Are strollers, bikes or animals permitted on the course?
What if I have questions about the program that aren't answered on this site?