2019 Pittsburgh Marathon & Schedule

Pittsburgh Marathon 2019

Pittsburgh Marathon Schedule

The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is an annual charity event that has been held on the first Sunday in May since 1985 on the first weekend in May.

Saturday, May 4th:

  • 5K Run - 8:00 A.M.
  • Toddler Trot - 8:30 A.M.
  • Kid's Run - 9:30 A.M.
  • Pet Walk - 12:00 P.M.

Sunday, May 5th:

  • Marathon - 7:05 A.M.
  • Half Marathon - 7:05 A.M.
  • Marathon Relay - 7:05 A.M.

Pittsburgh Marathon Race Options

5K

The UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run is a 3.1-mile tour of city streets, bridges, and more throughout the city of Pittsburgh.

The 5K run will begin on Saturday, May 4th, at 8:00 A.M. The start line is on West General Robinson Street between Mazeroski and Chuck Noll Way, concluding with the finish line at the Boulevard of Allies between Wood and Market Streets.

Registration is $50.00. A full turn-by-turn description of the 5K run course is available here.

Toddler Trot

The Sheetz Pittsburgh Toddler Trot is a 40-meter course that encourages little ones to get involved for a great cause.

The toddler trot will begin on Saturday, May 4th, at 8:30 A.M. It will be held at Point State Park, according to Kids of Steel.

Registration is $10.00.

Kid's Marathon

The Chick-Fil-A marathon is a one-mile course that kids can participate in with their families.

The kid's marathon will begin on Saturday, May 4th, at 9:30 A.M. The startline is on West General Robinson Street between Mazeroski and Chuck Noll Way, concluding with the finish line at the Boulevard of Allies between Wood and Market Streets.

Registration is $10.00. A full turn-by-turn description of the kid's marathon course is available here.

Pet Walk

The Blue Buffalo Pet Walk is a one-mile course that allows you to enjoy the festivities with your furry friend.

The pet walk will begin on Saturday, May 4th, at 12:00 P.M. It will be held at Point Place State Park.

Registration is $20.00.

Marathon

The marathon will race you through 26.2-mile tour of scenic trails, historical landmarks, and various neighborhoods throughout the city of Pittsburgh.

The marathon will begin on Sunday, May 5th, at 7:05 A.M. with the wheelchair start happening just a bit prior at 6:50 A.M. The start line is on Liberty Avenue between Smithfield Street and 10th Street, concluding with the finish line at the Boulevard of Allies between Wood and Market Streets.

Registration is $145.00. A full turn-by-turn description of the marathon course is available here and a full-map of the course is available here.

Half Marathon

The UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon has been a favorite among runners over the last decade. It will run you across rivers, bridges, and the city of Pittsburgh.

The half marathon will begin on Sunday, May 5th, at 7:05 A.M. The start line is on Liberty Avenue between Smith Street and 10th Street, concluding with the finish line at the Boulevard of Allies between Wood and Market Streets.

Registration is $135.00. A full turn-by-turn description of the half marathon course is available here and a full-map of the course is available here.

Marathon Relay

The FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon breaks the 26.2 mile course through the scenic, breathtaking city of Pittsburgh into five legs that vary in distance.

The marathon relay will begin on Sunday, May 5th, 7:05 A.M. The start line is on Liberty Avenue between Smith Street and 10th Street, concluding with the finish line at the Boulevard of Allies between Wood and Market Streets.

Registration is $350.00. A full turn-by-turn description of the marathon relay course is available here. Relay distances are available here.

How to Register

In order to participate in the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, you must register on Race Roster before May 4th and May 5th.

Booking Your Accommodation

If you are visiting from out of town or just want to stay overnight in the city during the Pittsburgh Marathon, there are a variety of beautiful hotels throughout the city.

The Northshore Marriott, Downtown Marriott, and Northshore Holiday Inn will put you within minutes of West General Robinson Street, which is the starting line for various races on Saturday.

The Oakland Marriott, Hilton Homewood Suites, and Wyndham will put you within minutes of Liberty Avenue, which is the starting line for the marathons on Sunday.

Race Weekend Events

In addition to the races on Saturday and Sunday, there will be events hosted throughout the weekend.

On Friday and Saturday, there will be a free GNC Live Well Health & Fitness expo from 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Friday, and 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Saturday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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