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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City of Pittsburgh Partners with Pittsburgh Marathon Organizers for 40th Anniversary of Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Written by Kelsey Emch on September 5, 2017

More than 16,000 participants expected to compete in the 10K and 5K races for the 40th edition of Pittsburgh’s largest fall road race on Sept. 24

PITTSBURGH – The City of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce a partnership with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) to produce the 2017 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race and Dollar Bank Junior Great Race.

“The Great Race is one of the city’s longest running traditions and is a fitting tribute to one of Pittsburgh’s

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2017 Flyby 5K and New 2-Mile Fun Run at Pittsburgh International Airport Scheduled for Sept. 30 on Airport’s 25th Anniversary Weekend

Written by Kelsey Emch on July 16, 2017

Hosted by P3R and Allegheny County Airport Authority, the race offers runners a unique opportunity to race on the runway.

PITTSBURGH – The 2017 Flyby 5K and NEW 2-Mile Fun Run at Pittsburgh International Airport is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30. Participants can run or walk a one-of-a-kind course that grants special access to a runway at the airport, past aircraft and taxiways.

“Following the success of last year’s inaugural 5K, we are delighted to once again offer the community this unique

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P3R and Steel City Road Runners Aim to Give Back to Popular Trails with Friends of the Riverfront Trail Run Fundraiser

Written by Kelsey Emch on July 10, 2017

Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 12, the fundraiser will celebrate the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and its benefit to the running community

PITTSBURGH – P3R and the Steel City Road Runners aim to give back to the trails popular among runners by a hosting a new fundraiser – The Friends of the Riverfront Trail Run. Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 12, the event, which is sponsored by First National Bank and UPMC Health Plan, will feature a 15K, 10K, 5K and a 2-mile

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UPMC Health Plan Extends Partnership to all P3R events through 2019

Written by Kelsey Emch on February 14, 2017

UPMC Health Plan Extends Partnership to all P3R events through 2019
UPMC Health Plan named official health insurance provider of P3R events

PITTSBURGH – P3R, Pittsburgh’s premier race organization, has announced a partnership extension with Pittsburgh-based UPMC Health Plan. The three year deal names UPMC Health Plan as the official health insurance provider of P3R’s year-round calendar of events, including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race and FlyBy

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P3R’s American Development Program Reaches New Heights in 2016

Written by Kelsey Emch on December 20, 2016

P3R’s American Development Program Reaches New Heights in 2016
Record $92,500 in prize money awarded to 73 Americans at P3R events

PITTSBURGH – At P3R’s signature events this year, a record number of 73 American runners competed and earned a record $92,500 in prize money as a result of its American Development Program (ADP). Dedicated to offering a competitive prize purse, providing unique community engagement opportunities and committing to a clean sport, the program, in its third year, has made Pittsburgh a

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P3R Announces 2-Year Sponsorship Renewal with GNC Live Well

Written by Dee Stathis on December 17, 2016

P3R Announces 2-Year Sponsorship Renewal with GNC Live Well
Title sponsorship includes the summer’s GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and the spring’s GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health & Fitness Expo

PITTSBURGH – P3R, Pittsburgh’s premier race organization, announced a sponsorship renewal with GNC Live Well, a leading global speciality retailer of health, wellness and performance products headquartered in Pittsburgh. The 2-year deal will extend GNC’s title sponsorship of the summer-time GNC Live Well Liberty Mile as well as the spring’s GNC Live

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P3R Celebrates Milestone Year by Adding New Talent in Event Planning and Execution

Written by Dee Stathis on December 15, 2016
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P3R Celebrates Milestone Year by Adding New Talent in Event Planning and Execution
The ‘go-to’ event planning organization in Pittsburgh promotes Troy Schooley to Senior Vice President of Partnerships and Sales and adds Jim Krejci as Senior Project Manager of Events

PITTSBURGH, PA – P3R, the nonprofit organizers of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and other running events, respond to recent event growth with the hiring of Jim Krejci as Senior Project Manager of Events and the promotion of Troy Schooley

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