When it comes to security, the most obvious change for runners – was having to use clear plastic bags to check any items.
Once again Pittsburgh neighborhoods rolled out the red carpet for runners at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.
Thousands of runners participated in this year’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. If you or someone you know participated in either the half-marathon or the full marathon, you’ll want to check the links below.
Ty Ballou of PLB sports talked to KDKA’s Rob Pratte to preview the Pittsburgh Marathon.
The sun is shining over Pittsburgh for more than 27,000 athletes as they hit the streets for the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.
About 6,300 runners will take part in this year’s Pittsburgh marathon, and 6,299 of them will see every one of the 26.2 miles of the course.
Roughly 30,000 runners will descend on downtown Pittsburgh this weekend for the marathon and about three dozen of them weren’t allowed to finish the Boston marathon.
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.
Police are still investigating after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. KDKA-TV’s Andy Sheehan ran the Boston Marathon and finished minutes before the explosions went off.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says no unexploded bombs were found at the Boston Marathon. He says the only explosives were the ones that went off Monday.
According to the Boston Marathon, there are more than 50 people from Pittsburgh who were signed up to run in the race. One of them was a local med student.
Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 130 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.
Susan Koeppen noticed something when she runs – she always run with her thumbs up. She has since she was a kid. It didn’t mean much to her until the day she almost stopped running forever.
Registration for the 2012 Great Race is officially closed after setting a new record. A total of 15,000 runners and walkers are now signed up to participate in this year’s event.
The Liberty Mile will be run on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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