Event description

The DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon provides a 26.2 mile tour of Pittsburgh the best way we know how . . . on foot! With 24 miles of riverfront trails, beautiful parks, historic attractions and home to 90 neighborhoods, the ‘Burgh is a great place to run! Take a tour of Pittsburgh across three rivers and bridges each with their own distinct architecture and incredible views of the city. Pass the homes of the legendary Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers and through 14 different and unique neighborhoods featuring festivals, bands, and cheerathoners that will keep you motivated and smiling all the way to the finish line!

Volunteering opportunities

General Volunteer Registration for the 2018 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon is now open!  Grab your family, friends and coworkers and get ready for a great time giving back to YOUR community! Recruit your friends, family members and co-workers and volunteer at one of 19 water stops or 4 relay stations along the course, support runners at the start and finish line, or greet more than 50,000 visitors at the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health & Fitness Expo. We guarantee there is a volunteer position that will interest you during our race weekend of events from May 4 – 6, 2018.

Volunteer package

Volunteers under 18 years of age on race day must have a parent or legal guardian complete the registration waiver (email volunteers@p3r.org for waiver form). Volunteers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  Due to the length of most shifts and the unpredictable nature of the event, children under the age of 12 are not permitted to volunteer or accompany registered volunteers. • Every registered volunteer will receive an official volunteer shirt.  Please note that sizes are not guaranteed. • Some volunteer positions are more physical than others.  Be sure to read the job description before signing up to volunteer. • Due to the unpredictability of race day, please understand that some volunteers may need to be reassigned at check-in to fill more critical areas.