A local man may be exhausted before he even begins the Pittsburgh Marathon. That’s because Wayne Kurtz of Wexford is running on a treadmill for the 48 hours leading up to the start of the marathon.
KDKA’s Andy Sheehan ran in the Boston Marathon. He is also training for a “half marathon” here in Pittsburgh this weekend. It’s been an eventful few months for Sheehan as he’s also celebrating the anniversary edition of a runners’ classic written by his pioneering father.
Dr. Gerald Pifer hosted Medical Frontiers and was joined by sports and emergency medicine expert Dr. Moira Davenport to discuss sports related injuries and prevention.
Blisters, cramps, dehydration, maybe a heart attack, but an explosion is generally not the first thing first responders prepare for when working a marathon.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge about the Boston Marathon bombings.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery early this morning at a gas station and convenience store in Beaver County.
A 46-hour, no-sitting-or-sleeping-allowed dance marathon at Penn State raised more than $12.37 million for pediatric cancer research and care, shattering last year’s record-breaking total by nearly $1.7 million.
Pittsburgh is no stranger to big time sporting events. But a new one, that’s expected to attract thousands of people from all over the world, is heading to town. It’s a mix of music and sports.
It’s the 2010 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, and this year you won’t believe how big the race is. Larry talks to race spokesperson Karen Fredette about the racers, the events, and the bands.
It’s the 2010 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, and this year’s race is breaking all kinds of records. Get more information on runners, activities, and the music by going to the Pittsburgh Marathon’s website.