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Runners to Receive Pittsburgh Marathon Training Advice at UPMC Sports Medicine Free Seminar

WHAT: The UPMC Center for Sports Medicine will continue its tradition of pre-race prep courses by holding the first of multiple Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon seminars, scheduled to follow an organized training run.
WHY: More than 100 runners are expected to participate in a Steel City Road Runners Club training run that ends at UPMC Montefiore in Oakland, whereupon they’ll enter the auditorium for the first of several free informational sessions with medical, nutritional, training and equipment experts. 
  • UPMC sports nutritionist/dietician Leslie Bonci on hydration and fuel for training, racing
  •  UPMC physical therapist Jon Greenawalt on running injuries
  • Dave Spell, coach of Steel City Road Runners Club, on training
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Shaun Byrne and Sara Brunazzi on equipment
WHEN: 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24 (9:30 a.m. to photograph runners in training)
WHERE: Ladies Hospital Aid Society (LHAS) Auditorium, UPMC Montefiore; Buffalo Street entrance (off Terrace), also known as 7 Main.
Runners/attendees are encouraged to register at

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