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Marathon Running

So, you’re running a marathon.

Whether you're a first timer or a seasoned veteran, having the right information can make a difference in how you perform and keep you in top form as you plan for your next race. UPMC Sports Medicine can provide you with expert advice on: 

To help marathon runners prepare for the big race and prevent injuries, UPMC Sports Medicine offers:

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

UPMC Sports Medicine is the official medical provider of the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.

From joining forces to lead a medical team of more than 200 volunteers, to providing a series of pre-race seminars, our experts are dedicated to ensuring Pittsburgh marathon runners receive world class care.

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Charting a Course for Improved Performance

Avid cyclist and marathon runner Scott Livingston discusses his experience working with UPMC Sports Performance to achieve a higher level of fitness.

Visit the Pittsburgh Marathon website.

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