WHAT: The Pittsburgh Marathon
medical team will be available to discuss their final preparations and provide media with a tour of the medical tent.
Media will have an opportunity to film and interview the medical experts regarding their preparations to provide care for runners and spectators during the Pittsburgh Marathon’s weekend of events. The medical team brings together nearly 400 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: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018
WHERE: 2018 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Medical Tent, Blvd. of the Allies and Stanwix Street parking lot.
Note to Media:
To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Rick Pietzak at 412-523-6922 or PietzakR@upmc.edu