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2013-03-17 20:20:14

More than 150 runners including Ambassador Robert Patterson participated in satellite event on Sunday, March 17 ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, March 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With temperatures in the 70s, over 150 participants, including Ambassador Robert Patterson, toed the starting line of the U.S. Embassy Ashgabat Turkmenistan Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon First Wave run on Sunday, March 17, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130317/DC78457) Presented...

2013-03-06 16:24:12

Total prize purse places event in the top five of U.S. half marathons; even record $6,500 for each race champion PITTSBURGH, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon has announced that UPMC Health Plan, title sponsor of the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, has committed more than $9,000 to raise the total prize purse for the 2013 event, making it one of the nation's top five largest half marathon prize purses. The UPMC Health...

2012-05-06 10:20:13

PITTSBURGH, May 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Under clear skies, with start line temperatures in the fifties, runners from 49 states and 12 nations took to the streets of Pittsburgh in record-breaking numbers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120506/DC01757 ) With the largest and strongest field of runners in the event's history, the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon (DSGPM) has exhibited impressive growth year-after-year to become one of the nation's fastest growing races....

2012-04-27 23:03:20

Zensah® has developed new running socks designed to give runners superior comfort, while delivering optimal performance Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Zensah® is known world-wide as an innovator within the running community, having developed the world´s first and bestselling seamless compression leg sleeves. Through extensive testing and research, Zensah® has created new running socks designed to complement their compression leg sleeves. The socks will be available for...

2012-03-06 11:18:00

CARNEGIE, Pa., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Want to run in the Pittsburgh Marathon, but your event is sold out? A few spaces are still available if you race for charity. Compete in the name of The Salvation Army and make a difference in the lives of needy Western Pennsylvania children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/MM81995LOGO) By registering for Team Salvation Army, your benefits are huge. You will receive free entry into the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon; a...

2011-05-16 17:10:00

American Women Lebeaud and Philbrook Achieve Olympic Trials Qualifying Times PITTSBURGH, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a temperature in the 60s, and a drizzle that didn't dampen runners' spirits, the May 15, 2011, running of the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon and the FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay was underway. The City of Bridges hosted a sold-out field of 18,000 registered participants as well as cheering...

2011-05-03 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcers Rudy Novotny and Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark will work together as the voices of the 2011 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. All weekend long, their personalities will keep race participants and their friends and families entertained, informed and inspired. Race director Patrice Matamoros comments, "This is a winning combination for our runners: Novotny - one of the best voices in the Marathon industry, and Clark - a...

2011-03-23 06:15:00

CARNEGIE, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Want to run in the Pittsburgh Marathon, but your event is sold out? A few spaces are still available if you race for charity. Compete in the name of The Salvation Army and make a difference in the lives of needy Western Pennsylvania children. By registering for Team Salvation Army, your benefits are huge. You will receive free entry into the 2011 Pittsburgh Marathon; admission to a pre-race pasta party on May 14th; a Salvation...

2011-03-16 07:05:00

PITTSBURGH, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) is proud to announce the return of Dick's Sporting Goods National Runners' Month, a celebratory campaign launching this May for runners across the country. After a successful first year in 2010, this year's campaign will again focus on serving the growing running community in the United States. The foundation of Dick's Sporting Goods National Runners' Month will be the activation of major sponsorship at ten...

2011-03-09 13:45:00

PITTSBURGH, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon announces special incentives and pacers to encourage Olympic hopefuls to race with them on May 15, 2011. A cash award of $1500 plus prizes and travel expenses will go to the top American male and female who achieves their first "A" qualifying time for the 2012 Olympic Trials in Houston. Awards of $1250 in value are offered for the second and third place "A" qualifiers, and all first-time "A"...