Pittsburgh Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA May 4-5, 2024 Registration Open

The Pittsburg Marathon is an annual road marathon held in Pittsburg in the state of Pennsylvania in USA. Established in 1985, the race is usually held on the first Sunday in May. The course is hilly and runs through the city center and crosses each of Pittsburgh’s three main rivers. The weekend’s event includes a marathon, a half marathon, marathon relay, and 5K.


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Pittsburgh Marathon:

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Sunday Events Marathon Marathon Relay Half Marathon BACK Half Marathon 4mile Fitness challenge
Distance 42.2km 42.2km 21.1km 21.1km 4 mile course
Date May 5, 2024 May 5, 2024 May 5, 2024 May 5, 2024 May 5, 2024
Start Time  7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 9:00 am 9:30 am
Eligibility Criterion 18 years & above 14 years & above 16 years & above 16 years & above Not specified
Fees  (Live) USD 164.99 & Up USD 349.99 & Up USD 144.99 & Up USD 289.98 USD 59.99 & Up
Fees (Virtual) USD 75 USD 200 USD 65 USD 130 NA
Registration# Register here
Expo Details Venue: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh.
Date & Timings: May 3 (10am to 8pm) & May 4 (9am to 5pm)

# Steel Challenge also available: Need to register for 5K on Saturday and any Sunday race

Saturday Events 5K Kids Marathon Toddler Trot Pet Walk
Distance 5km 1.6km* Various distances 1.6km
Date May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024
Start Time  8:00 am 9:30 am 8:30 am 12:00 pm
Eligibility Criterion 14 years & above No age specified No age specified** Fully vaccinated pets
Fees (Live) USD 44.99 & Up USD 25 & Up USD 15 & Up USD 35 & Up
Fees (Virtual) USD 25 USD 15 USD 10 USD 20
Registration# Register here
Expo Details Venue: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh.
Date & Timings: May 3 (10am to 8pm) & May 4 (9am to 5pm)

*Kids of STEEL will run 42.2km. They will cover 40.6km during the training period till the race day and end with 1 mile (1.6km) run on the race day
** Adult/ Parent needs to accompany the child on the race course
# Steel Challenge also available: Need to register for 5K on Saturday and any Sunday race


Route / Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the Pittsburgh Marathon 2024 are not yet released. Below are details from the 2023 event for reference.

While the Pittsburgh Marathon, Marathon Relay & Half Marathon have an OUT & BACK course, the Back Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Marathon are POINT TO POINT courses

Course Map Start Point Finish Point
Marathon / Marathon Relay FM Course Map Smithfield St, Downtown Pittsburgh Wood St, Downtown Pittsburgh
Half Marathon HM Course Map Smithfield St, Downtown Pittsburgh Wood St, Downtown Pittsburgh
Back Half Marathon BHM Course Map Ellsworth Avenue, Shadyside Wood St, Downtown Pittsburgh
5K 5K Course Map PNC Park Wood St, Downtown Pittsburgh
Kids Marathon KM Course Map PNC Park Wood St, Downtown Pittsburgh

 


Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Pittsburgh Marathon 2024 are provided below for marathon & half marathon (male, female & non binary).

Marathon Open Half Marathon
1st Position USD 7,000 USD 10,000
2nd Position USD 4,000 USD 6,000
3rd Position USD 2.000 USD 4.000
4th Position USD 1,000 USD 3,000
5th Position USD 500 USD 2,000
6th Position USD 1,500
7th Position USD 1,000
8th Position USD 750
9th Position USD 500
10th Position USD 250

In Addition to above the below mentioned awards/ time bonuses would also be given
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• A USD 500 award to the fastest masters division runner in the Marathon category (male & female runners only) based on chip time
• For the Half Marathon, top 5 fastest masters division runner (male & female runners only) would be awarded based on chip time. The awards are USD 2500, USD 1500, USD 1000, USD 750 & USD 250 respectively for the top 5 places
• Fastest Pennsylvania runner would be awarded USD 1000 in the marathon category (male & female runners only)
• For Marathon, Half marathon & 5K prizes will be awarded for age group awards (top 3 finishers) based on chip time (male & female runners only)
• Additional awards would be provided in the Clydesdale & Athena categories based of weight & age of the participant (for marathon & Half Marathon male & female runners)
• Top 3 teams in the relay would also be awarded (male only, female only & mixed teams)
• Please check more award details here


2023 and Earlier Edition Results

Results

• Check Results for Pittsburgh Marathon 2023 and earlier races 


Important Points

1. Baggage / Gear Check is available
2. Pacers are available.
3. There would be aid stations located along the course providing water, energy drinks, medical personnel, and portable toilets.
4. No refunds or deferments of entry fees. Transfer to another participant is allowed at a nominal fee. Transfer to a different distance is also allowed at a nominal fees plus any applicable race fees
5. Bib Pick up: All participants must pick up their bib number. A representative with proper documentation can pick up the bib on participant’s behalf. Alternatively the participant can purchase a “Will Call” option to pick up the race gear on Saturday night (after Expo closes ~7pm-9pm) or Sunday morning (before 6am) at Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Downtown
6. Marathon relay: The distances for various legs of the relay are as under
• Leg 1: 5.3 miles
• Leg 2: 3.8 miles
• Leg 3: 6.4 miles
• Leg 4: 6.5 miles
• Leg 5: 4.2 miles
7. Marathon relay minimum age requirements: Minimum 14 year (no exceptions)
• Participants aged 14-15 on race day may participate in one relay leg
• Participants aged 16-17 on race day may participate in up to two relay legs
• Participants aged 18 and older on race day may participate in up to four relay legs
8. For Pet Walk:
— All well-behaved pets are welcome
— Pets must have current vaccinations, be safe to bring in public, and be leashed at all times. No retractable leashes please.
— If your pet is in heat, please leave her at home.
— Owners must clean up after their pets; bags will be provided.
9. Paper/mail-in registrations will not be accepted after January 1, 2024
10. Non allowed: Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, baby joggers, strollers, roller skates, and roller blades are not permitted on the course
11. Time limits
• Marathon/ Marathon Relay/ 5K: Minimum 16min per mile or faster
• Half Marathon: Minimum 20min mile or faster

Contact Information
Website: https://www.thepittsburghmarathon.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DSGPM/
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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pghmarathon/?hl=en

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