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Running Assessment Program

The running assessment at UPMC is for runners of all levels.

Whether you're a casual neighborhood runner or a seasoned marathon runner, the running assessment can help you:

  • Become a stronger runner
  • Avoid a running injury
  • Train successfully

Read more and watch the videos below to see how this assessment can help you.

Four Steps to Improve Your Gait and Help Avoid Injury

The running assessment has four parts.

Contact UPMC About Running Services

We can manage all your running needs. We offer a full scope of services to help runners train, heal, and prevent injury.

Along with the running assessment, other services that may help runners include:

UPMC Sports Medicine, in conjunction with UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, offers the running assessment at the following locations: 

Note — a running assessment may qualify as either:

  • Physical therapy, which health insurance often covers
  • A sports performance service, which insurance commonly doesn't cover
Consult your health plan if you have questions about your coverage.

Learn more

Assessments for beginners 

Experienced runner assessments