If you plan on driving into the city over the next few days, keep two things in mind, patience and planning.
A record field of more than 25,000 runners will take part in the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon.
It’s still months away, but already this year’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is setting records. On race day, a record 20,000 runners will participate in the marathon, half marathon and relay.
A cloudy, wet morning couldn’t stop the wave of runners poised at the new start line for the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday morning. With the sound of the starter’s pistol, a sea of humanity took off on a 26.2 mile course, taking them through downtown streets, across bridges and through neighborhoods.