PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s still a few days until the Pittsburgh Marathon, but some patients at Children’s Hospital got a head start Tuesday.
Kids raced around a track set up at the hospital.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Front Passes, Sunshine And Warmer Temperatures Return
After crossing the finish line, they received a medal and some other prizes.READ MORE: 4 Teens Accused Of Plotting Attack At A Pennsylvania High School On Columbine Anniversary
“We’ve been doing this for several years now, and we really look at how we can be inclusive and what we can do to incorporate every person at every age at every ability. This is just one of the things that we thought we could do that could help somebody who’s in the hospital. If they can’t get to the kids marathon, we’re gonna bring it to them today,” Patrice Matamoros, CEO of the Pittsburgh Marathon, said.MORE NEWS: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
Race weekend festivities begin Friday with the Health and Fitness Expo and end Sunday with the Marathon.