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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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