Navigation Links
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.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100308/DC66604LOGO)

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

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
3. Air pollution linked to cardiovascular risk indices in healthy young adults
4. More proof needed of safety and quality of electronic personal health records
5. Health care incentive model offers collaborative approach
6. Loneliness is bad for your health
7. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
8. Green Tea May Brew Up Healthier Skin
9. For Health Info, Women Often Turn to the Web
10. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
11. U.S. Research Funding Continues to Flatten as U.S. Health Costs Climb - in August 31 Science
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... publication this week that explains one of the most popular and least understood books ... seems like cryptic and puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of technology and learning ... Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) ... FACMI, during the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s ... Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health ... Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired ... Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... wound care advancements to physician colleagues, skilled nursing facility medical directors and other ... Treacherous Waters of Wound Care." , "At many of these conferences we get ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/23/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017 Janssen Biotech, Inc. ... response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... of sirukumab for the treatment of moderately to severely ... additional clinical data are needed to further evaluate the ... severely active RA. ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced ... now successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated ... diagnosed Amanda in Essex, England ... my hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, ... I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... 19, 2017   ZirMed Inc ., a recognized leader ... that it has been ranked #1 by its users for ... Rankings 2017 User Survey. ZirMed was recognized as the top-ranked ... and medical centers over 200 beds and holds one of ... user survey history. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: