A runner in his early 20s died Sunday in the half-marathon. A month ago, he ran a similar event in New York City.
One man died while running the half marathon Sunday.
A half-marathon scheduled to take place in August has been postponed. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Pittsburgh Half-Marathon was expected to bring millions of dollars into the Pittsburgh economy, but it seems there is some controversy over the event.
It’s been a remarkable year for KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen. Last Nov. 20, while out running with friends, she collapsed on the street – a victim of sudden cardiac arrest. We’ve shared the story of the strangers who stepped in and saved her life.
When University of Pittsburgh senior Shelbi Pellen saw a girl tabling for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on campus one day last fall, she immediately stopped to talk to her. Pellen’s stepdad had been diagnosed with leukemia and she was hoping to maybe donate to the organization.
The Pittsburgh Marathon is taking place this weekend, Sunday, May 15th, along with a Half Marathon and a Marathon Relay. While registration for all the races is closed, this popular event is expected to attract crowds of spectators! Whether you’re planning to run, walk or line the streets to celebrate and cheer on the marathoners, these are a few details you’ll need to know!