P3R’s Largest Races Honored for Sustainability Practices

Written by Erin Carlin on February 28, 2019

Zero Waste Achievement Awards recognize the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler

PITTSBURGH (February 28, 2019) – The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) presented two “Zero Waste Achievement Awards” to Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) in recognition of their commitment to minimizing the amount of solid waste sent to area landfills during their two largest races in 2018.

The 2018 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events achieved a 94 percent waste diversion rate. Approximately 37,673 pounds

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Kids of Steel Receives Impact Award from 100 Women Who Care

Written by Erin Carlin on February 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH (February 20, 2019) – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) announced today that Kids of Steel received the 15th Impact Award from 100 Women Who Care Pittsburgh. The $6,600 donation will support the award-winning training program that motivates kids and families to get moving and make healthier food choices.

“We are honored that Kids of Steel was selected for the Impact Award from 100 Women Who Care,” said P3R CEO Patrice Matamoros. “Our team is passionate about working with families

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Run Wild Along the Great Allegheny Passage During the 2019 GAP Relay

Written by Erin Carlin on February 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH (February 14, 2019) – If you are a runner who has wanted to experience the Great Allegheny Passage from beginning to end on foot, the GAP Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan is the race for you! Gather running buddies, friends, family or coworkers to form a team and register today for the ultimate relay challenge — on foot.

The 2019 GAP Relay challenges relay teams of eight, six or four runners to tackle 24 legs of varying distances

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P3R Launches First-ever Premium Runner Subscription Box

Written by Erin Carlin on February 13, 2019

PITTSBURGH (February 13, 2019) – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R), one of the nation’s premier endurance event organizers, recently launched the Ready.Set.MOVE. quarterly subscription box for runners and endurance athletes. This subscription box is the first of its kind in the endurance events industry, created for those passionate about moving toward their fitness goals.

“When runners open their Ready. Set. MOVE. box, they will be amazed with the quality and value of the items and gear they receive,” said Troy

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