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
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
Written by Erin Carlin on January 24, 2019
PITTSBURGH (January 24, 2019) – Patrice Matamoros, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) CEO, has shared her plans to step down from the organization following the May 3-5 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. Troy Schooley, current senior vice president of partnerships and sales at P3R, will fill the role of CEO following Matamoros’ departure.
“Being part of bringing the marathon back to Pittsburgh will always be one of my greatest accomplishments,” Matamoros said. “While I get a lot
Written by Erin Carlin on October 13, 2018
PITTSBURGH (October 13, 2018) – A total of 53 relay teams, comprised of approximately 384 participants from 19 states, competed in the inaugural Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan from October 12-13. The two-day event was the first of its kind for western Pennsylvania and challenged relay teams of eight or four runners to tackle 24 legs of varying distances along the 150-mile trail from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA.
Teams began the race any time
PITTSBURGH (September 22, 2018) – There’s no better way to bid farewell to a long, hot summer and welcome the autumn season than by getting outside with your family and friends. More than 1,000 runners and walkers of all ages did just that this morning at the third annual FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources.
The cool, fall-like temperatures made for the perfect weather for this one-of-a-kind race that grants special access to runways runways near hangars
Written by Erin Carlin on July 24, 2018
Proceeds from the event to help with Three Rivers Heritage Trail maintenance and improvements
PITTSBURGH (July 24, 2018) – The first-ever Friends of the Riverfront Virtual Trail Run is open through August 31 to inspire more people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the unique perspectives that Pittsburgh’s urban trails have to offer. The new virtual run gives runners the opportunity to complete the run at their convenience and location of their choice while raising money for the care of
Written by Erin Carlin on July 17, 2018
One of the nation’s premier endurance running organizations and partners to wow participants with perks during the first of its kind race for western Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (July 17, 2018) – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is thrilled to announce an expanded partnership with number one specialty running brand Brooks Running and a new partnership with number one selling sports drink Nuun for the inaugural Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail Relay presented by UPMC Health Plan.
“P3R collaborates with partners like Brooks
Written by Erin Carlin on July 5, 2018
Third annual race offers runners a unique opportunity to race on the runway
PITTSBURGH (July 5, 2018) – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) and the Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) announced today that CNX Resources has signed a two-year contract to serve as the title partner of the FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk at Pittsburgh International Airport. The premiere independent oil and gas exploration and production company joins current event partners P3R, Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegheny County Airport Authority
Written by Erin Carlin on June 7, 2018
Pittsburgh’s ‘go-to’ event planning organization adds Allison Corbett to growing team
PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) announced today that Allison Corbett has been named Marketing & Communications Director. She joins P3R with 10 years of strategic communications and marketing experience, working with major brands including Liberty Mutual Insurance and FedEx Ground.
“I am beyond excited to return to my hometown to join the P3R team,” Corbett said. “It’s a dream to be able to work with this talented group
Written by Erin Carlin on March 29, 2018
PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) announced today that they will add another race to their growing number of events. The new Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail Relay will challenge relay teams of eight runners to tackle 24 legs of varying distances within a 48 hour period along the 150-mile trail from Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh. The race is the first of its kind for western Pennsylvania and will provide an opportunity for runners to experience the trail