What happened in Boston is definitely on the minds of local runners, with the upcoming Pittsburgh Marathon.
Local marathon runners Kevin Brozyna and Leyah Valgardson joined KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino in studio to discuss their trip and participation in the Boston Marathon.
KDKA-TV’s Andy Sheehan had crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon just minutes before the blasts.
There was plenty of support and encouragement for runners as they prepared for the annual Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race at Frick Park.
An estimated 15,000 people participated in the 35th running of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race Sunday morning.
Thousands of athletes took to the streets early Sunday morning to participate in the 35th Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race!
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.
Registration for the Dicks’ Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is already closed, so if you haven’t already signed up, you’re out of the running. But don’t worry; there are still plenty of ways to participate without even breaking a sweat!