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Sold Out! The UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon and FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay Are Closed
Date:3/8/2010

Few Spots Remain for Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

Volunteers Needed

PITTSBURGH, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The May 2, 2010 events of the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon and FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay are completely sold out.  A limited number of spots remain in the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. To date, registration includes runners from nearly every state and more than a dozen foreign countries. The 2010 registration cap is 16,000 total runners -- a number which exceeds the 2009 record of 10,500 by more than fifty percent.

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Race director Patrice Matamoros comments, "We couldn't be more thrilled with this unprecedented runner demand. But this event isn't just for runners – we also need volunteers, bands and spectators. This is a great opportunity to showcase our City, and a course full of cheering fans, music and activity will make Pittsburgh shine in the eyes of our guests."

Volunteers, bands, and students interested in competing for cash prizes in the "Cheerathoner" competition are encouraged to register online at pittsburghmarathon.com.

Parents can register their children for the Saturday, May 1 running of the Kids Marathon 1-Mile Fun Run, presented by Trib Total Media. Every Kids Marathon runner receives an official time, a finisher's medal, a t-shirt and a goody bag, plus the whole family will enjoy the free GNC LiveWell Health & Fitness Expo, games and entertainment, and appearances by local and national celebrities.

Complete information for all races, volunteer registration, and registration for the Kids Marathon 1-Mile Fun Run and the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is available at pittsburghmarathon.com.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Pittsburgh Marathon is a non-profit organization which promotes the love of long-distance running and enhances community involvement in fitness activities through high quality events open to a wide variety of ages and ability levels.  Marathon events will consistently serve the needs of its runners and sponsors; will engage and reward volunteers; will enhance the economic well-being of the Pittsburgh region; will partner with public and private entities to create the best possible event experience; and partner with appropriate charitable organizations to give back to the community.

OUR SPONSORS

Dick's Sporting Goods, UPMC Health Plan, FedEx Ground, Nike, UPMC Sports Medicine, GNC, Trib Total Media, KDKA TV, PA American Water, Rothman Gordon Attorneys, Sheetz, Dunkin Donuts, McKnight Realty Partners, Pittsburgh Volkswagen Dealers, NUGO, Verizon Wireless, Gatorade, GU, Omni Hotels William Penn, New Harvest, Shearers, Shapers, Spaghetti Warehouse, and Subway.

SOURCE Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

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