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Inaugural EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler Set for Sunday, Nov. 3

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon
June 29, 2013

Road race is latest addition of family of races hosted by Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.

 

PITTSBURGH – Organizers of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon has announced the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler. Scheduled for Sunday, November 3, 2013, the 10-mile race will start at Station Square and finish on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.

 

“The 10 mile race is a classic distance that appeals to all levels of runners,” said Patrice Matamoros, executive director of Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. “The event provides a new challenge for beginner runners and chance to build speed and endurance for more seasoned athletes. We are thrilled that EQT Corporation has partnered with us to launch this new race.”

 

Participants will tour the city in a scenic course that crosses four bridges and passes through the West End, North Side, Lawrenceville, Strip District and Downtown neighborhoods. After the race, runners can enjoy a post-event celebration in Market Square.

 

"We are excited to be a part of this new fall race that encourages people to be active, whether they're seasoned runners or just looking for a new challenge," said Charlene Petrelli, President of the EQT Foundation. "At EQT, we support healthy communities. This event will showcase Pittsburgh's active and vibrant lifestyle and is sure to become a classic."

 

Registration for the event starts at $40. Sponsors of the event include:  EQT Corporation, FedEx Ground and UmuvU from Dr. Vonda Wright. For more information or to register, visit: Pittsburgh10miler.org

 

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that promotes the love of running by offering world-class running events and training opportunities while enhancing community involvement in fitness activities for a wide variety of ages and abilities. The organization offers various activities to foster the sport of running throughout the year, including ithe DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.

 

 

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