2017 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Medical Team Available for Interviews and Tour of Medical Tent
WHAT: Medical team available to discuss their final preparations and provide media tour of medical tent.
Media will have an opportunity to interview the medical experts regarding their preparations to provide care for runners and spectators during the 2017 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
weekend races. The medical team brings together 350-plus health care professionals and volunteers from UPMC
, city and county agencies and other organizations.
• Ron Roth, M.D.
, chief of the UPMC division of EMS and longtime Pittsburgh Marathon medical director
• Aaron Mares, M.D., UPMC Sports Medicine
physician and Pittsburgh Marathon assistant medical director
WHEN: 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Saturday, May 6
WHERE: 2017 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Medical Tent, Blvd. of the Allies and Stanwix Street parking lot.
Note to Media:
To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Rick Pietzak at 412-523-6922 or PietzakR@upmc.edu