P3R Partners with Brooks Running and Nuun for Inaugural GAP Trail Relay

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

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CNX Signs On as Title Sponsor of Annual FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk

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

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P3R Appoints New Marketing & Communications Director

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

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Pittsburgh Marathon Organizers Introduce the Ultimate Relay Challenge from Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh

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

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P3R CEO Patrice Matamoros Recipient of Running USA Women’s Leadership Award

Written by Erin Carlin on February 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Running USA, the trade industry for the sport of road running, has named P3R CEO Patrice Matamoros as the recipient of the 2018 Women’s Leadership Award. The award recognizes a woman in the running industry who has been an outstanding leader in the sport and has served the sport with distinction.

”We congratulate Patrice on this well-deserved recognition. She joins an elite group of women who have set the course for gender equality in the running industry,” said Rich Harshbarger, Running USA CEO.

Matamoros is

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Pittsburgh Marathon Organizers Partner with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation for Annual Walk for Children’s

Written by Erin Carlin on January 24, 2018

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is pleased to announce a partnership with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation to produce the annual Walk for Children’s. Now in its third year, the Walk for Children’s was established to bring patients, caretakers, families and other community members together to support Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

The Walk for Children’s is a not just an opportunity to get involved and give back to Children’s Hospital. The event is also about celebrating

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P3R Selected to Receive Grant from Richard King Mellon Foundation for Project R.U.N. Program

Written by Erin Carlin on January 23, 2018

The $25,000 grant will allow P3R to expand the Kids of STEEL program to urban neighborhoods in Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) was recently selected to receive a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The $25,000 grant will support Project R.U.N. (Reaching Urban Neighborhoods), a P3R initiative that brings enhanced Kids of STEEL programing to urban neighborhoods in and around the City of Pittsburgh.

“While the Kids of STEEL program is made available to kids throughout

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P3R Hires Ultimate Project Manager to Lead Operations Team

Written by Erin Carlin on December 8, 2017

PITTSBURGH – P3R, the nonprofit organizers of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events, recently announced the hiring of Phil Racicot as Operations Director. In this role, he will be responsible for developing and executing strategic and tactical event operations plans, establishing and managing specific operations budgets, and developing and managing event operations processes.

“Phil will not only bring new vision and direction to our growing team but also help P3R continue to build its presence as the go-to

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Patrice Matamoros Named 2017 Woman of Excellence by WISE Pittsburgh

Written by Erin Carlin on November 16, 2017

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh chapter of Women in Sports and Events (WISE) honored Patrice Matamoros as the 2017 Woman of Excellence on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Cambria Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh. The award recognizes an extraordinary woman who has made a significant impact on the business of sports.

Matamoros is the CEO of Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R), Pittsburgh’s premier organization for promoting running and community health and fitness through large-scale events, races and education programs, including the

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: P3R Supports Return of Pittsburgh Police Mounted Unit

Written by Erin Carlin on October 24, 2017

Pittsburgh Marathon organizers donate funds for the purchase of the first horse

PITTSBURGH – When the Pittsburgh Police department announced plans to bring back a mounted unit in March, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) knew it wanted to get involved. P3R actively seeks out opportunities to give back to our community, and donating funds for the purchase of the first horse seemed like a perfect way to acknowledge an organization that has been instrumental in supporting P3R events over the

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