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In Addition to In-Person Races, Virtual Option Now Available for 2022 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events

March 10, 2022

To earn their medal, virtual runners can complete their distance anytime and anywhere that works best for them

PITTSBURGH, PA (/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – P3R has announced that a virtual option has been added for the 2022 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events, scheduled for April 29-May 1. Participants who are unable to attend the in-person event have requested the option to participate virtually, and now they can do so for any of the seven race weekend events.

“This year we are thrilled to welcome back runners and return to an in-person event but know there’s lot of reasons why people may not be able to join us in Pittsburgh this time,” said Troy Schooley, P3R CEO. “Runners from all over the world have asked us to give them an option to join us virtually, and we are happy to offer a flexible option for those runners to MOVE with us and earn their medal this year.”

Virtual participants can complete their distance anytime and anywhere that works best for them. They will be mailed a participant shirt, race bib and medal.

Attracting nearly 40,000 runners annually, the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events is Pittsburgh’s largest sporting event. The 2022 event will inspire the entire family to MOVE with an event for everyone. For more information or to register for the 2022 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events, visit www.thePittsburghMarathon.com.

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About the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events

The Pittsburgh Marathon was held annually from 1985-2003. After a five-year hiatus, the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon was relaunched in 2009 and debuted with a sold-out field of 10,000 participants. It has grown each year since, evolving from a single race day into a weekend of events for the whole family that annually attracts nearly 40,000 runners.

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About P3R

P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to move with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org

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