Written by Jordan Olander on September 21, 2019
Female winner sets new course record while more kids than ever before raced the runways
PITTSBURGH (September 21, 2019) – Almost 1,500 runners and walkers of all ages took advantage of the warm and sunny day this morning at the fourth annual FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources.
Runners raced under hotter temperatures than years past, but that didn’t keep them from experiencing this one-of-a-kind course that grants special access to runways near hangars and aircraft at Pittsburgh
Written by Kelsey Emch on September 16, 2019
The family-friendly, aviation-themed race at Pittsburgh International Airport is scheduled for Sept. 21
PITTSBURGH, PA – The 2019 FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX will offer participants the rare opportunity to be up close to specialized aircraft and equipment as they test their endurance on a runway of Pittsburgh International Airport. The family-friendly race, scheduled for Sept. 21, is expected to attract more than 1,500 participants.
“The airport is a cornerstone of the Western Pennsylvania community, and we enjoy
Written by Kelsey Emch on September 10, 2019
P3R and the Allegheny Trail Alliance partner with Pennsylvania Environmental Council for the event’s sustainability efforts
PITTSBURGH (September 10, 2019) – P3R has partnered with the Allegheny Trail Alliance (ATA) and Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) to host the first carbon neutral trail relay event in the U.S. at this year’s Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan, scheduled for Oct. 11-12.
“The GAP Relay showcases some of the best natural beauty in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and we want to
Written by Kelsey Emch on August 29, 2019
Club invites first-timers as well as experienced athletes to embrace the love of running
PITTSBURGH (August 29, 2019) – With support from P3R, students from Robert Morris University have launched a running club to inspire students to try running for the first time or continue their running careers after high school. The club will host weekly practices and events, as well as opportunities to compete in races and meets.
“We are hoping to foster a solid support system for everyone wishing to
Written by Erin Carlin on July 1, 2019
Troy Schooley assumes the role of CEO and promotes several staff members after a year of significant achievements
PITTSBURGH (July 1, 2019) – P3R, the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races like the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, is pleased to announce the appointment of Troy Schooley as the new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. The long-time P3R Senior Vice President of Sales and Partnerships succeeds P3R company founder and CEO / Race Director Patrice Matamoros.
“The transition from Patrice
Written by Erin Carlin on June 4, 2019
Organization behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races unveils new, revitalized brand identity and offers discounted registrations for upcoming races
PITTSBURGH (June 4, 2019) – P3R, the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races like the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, is thrilled to introduce a new, revitalized brand identity. This move is a step forward for the organization that strives to Keep Pittsburgh Running and connected through health and fitness education and activities for all ages and abilities.
Keep Pittsburgh Running is a
Written by Erin Carlin on May 22, 2019
Registration is open for the family-friendly event at Pittsburgh International Airport, scheduled for Sept. 21
PITTSBURGH (May 22, 2019) – Registration is now open for the 2019 FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources. This family-friendly event, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, grants participants special access to run or walk the runway at Pittsburgh International Airport. The fourth annual race is run by P3R (Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.) in partnership with the Allegheny County Airport Authority and
Written by Kelsey Emch on April 25, 2019
Record number of kids and families participating in this year’s UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run
PITTSBURGH (April 25, 2019) – More middle schoolers than ever before are participating in the award-winning Kids of Steel. The free training program from P3R (Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.) motivates children and their families to get active, and for the past two years, the program has inspired a record number of middle school-aged kids to run their first 5K race during the
Written by Kelsey Emch on April 23, 2019
P3R is title sponsor of South Fayette Lions Track & Field Invitational on April 27; more than 33 area schools expected to participate
PITTSBURGH (April 23, 2019) – From toddlers to teenagers, P3R (Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.) is committed to inspiring the next generation to love running. This weekend the nonprofit organization will serve as the title sponsor of the South Fayette Lions Track & Field Invitational. The 13th annual event will bring together 2,000 high school athletes from 33
Written by Erin Carlin on April 17, 2019
Kids of Steel grants from P3R help kids MOVE to the start line of the 2019 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events
PITTSBURGH (April 17, 2019) – P3R (Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.) has awarded a record $22,000 in grants to 35 schools and organizations participating in the Kids of Steel program. This year, kids from 135 schools and nonprofit organizations in 12 counties in Pennsylvania are participating in the free youth program that motivates kids and families to