TrainingOfficial Bloggers

Each year, P3R selects a team of Official Bloggers to help promote and represent the award-winning DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events in their local running communities.

Applications for the 2019 Official Blogger program are now closed. Selected bloggers will be notified via email in mid-December.

About the Official Blogger Program 

What is an Official Blogger exactly? A passionate, welcoming individual who loves to run, has an active blog and social media presence, and wants to tell everyone why the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events is the race weekend that can’t be missed! 

Whether you are a fitness newbie running your first marathon or a seasoned half marathoner with tons of experience, P3R is seeking a broad range of of Ambassadors from across the country. They will range in age, location, background and more, but together they will all have a shared goal — to get others pumped for the 2019 DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. 
 

Official Blogger Responsibilities 

An ideal Official Blogger will post regularly on his or her blog and social media channels each month, is comfortable speaking with others to promote the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events independently and with groups, and has availability to attend pre-race events and race weekend activities.

Please refer to the Official Blogger Guide for a detailed listing of responsibilities. 
 

Official Blogger Perks 

In exchange for an Official Blogger's enthusiasm and promotions, P3R will offer the following perks:

  • Complimentary race registration for one of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon race weekend events
  • Official Blogger profile hosted on the event website
  • Promotion of your blog on the Pittsburgh Marathon social media channels
  • Spotlight in the Pittsburgh Marathon e-newsletter
  • Official DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon gear
  • Invitation to the race weekend VIP event on Friday, May 3

In addition to these perks, P3R will also reward an Official Blogger who recruits fellow runners to register for the 2019 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. Please refer to the Official Blogger Guide to learn more about this incentive program.

Official Bloggers will serve for six months, from December 2018 through May 2019, and all participation in the Official Blogger program is voluntary. Please note that Official Bloggers are NOT financially compensated in any way but receive perks and a chance at additional rewards for their efforts.