Scholarship Award Winners

The P3R Board of Directors' Scholarship is Open for Applications

The P3R Board of Directors' Scholarship was established to recognize and support graduating high school seniors who inspire others to MOVE. This scholarship will be awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional leadership and service, both through and beyond athletics. Applications for 2024 are now open.


The Mental Benefits of Being Active

We all know the physcial benefits of being active. Read about the mental benfits of being active from P3R Athlete, Mara.

A family at the 2022 YMCA Turkey Trot

Uniting Generations: The YMCA Turkey Trot's Timeless Tradition

The holiday season has a unique way of bringing families and communities together. It's a time when generations gather under one roof, sharing stories, laughter, and gratitude. In Pittsburgh, there's a tradition that takes this spirit of togetherness to the streets: the YMCA Turkey Trot presented by UPMC Health Plan.

Two young women at the 2022 Turkey Trot

33 Reasons Why Your Family Should Join the 33rd YMCA Pittsburgh Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving is a time for traditions, togetherness, and giving back to our community. This year, as we celebrate the 33rd annual YMCA Pittsburgh Turkey Trot presented by UPMC Health Plan, we have 33 incredible reasons why your family should be a part of this cherished tradition.

A woman at the FlyBy 5K finish line

7 Reasons to Sign Your Family Up for This Year's FlyBy 5K!

Calling all fitness enthusiasts and thrill-seekers!

Have you heard? The FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk presented by CNX Resources is back, and it's bigger, bolder, and more exhilarating than ever before! With the clock ticking and the current price disappearing at midnight, there's no time to waste. Here are 7 compelling reasons why you should secure your family's spot right now:


5 Things for Families to Look Forward to at the 2023 FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk Presented by CNX Resources

Here are the top things that this year’s participating families are looking forward to at this year’s event.


Mentally Preparing for Your Race

Treat your mind like your body! Don't overlook mentally preparing for your race or training season.

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01.24.23About Running, Training Tips

Conquer Cold Weather Running

Pittsburgh weather in the winter can make training tough. Mona and Jack are both college athletes in Pittsburgh and are here to help become you a winter running pro!

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01.19.23About Running, High school age, Middle school age

The 3 Best Tips for New Runners

Are you ready to start running? Before you do, make sure you read college runner, Mara Whalen's, top three tips for new runners!


The Benefits of Training for Multiple Sports

This year, members of the Bishop Canevin boy's basketball team ran the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race as a team. Read about the benefits of running to train for basketball season with two members of their team.


Injury Recovery Tips

Returning from an injury can be challenging and tasking. 17-time High School All-American in various sprints/hurdles events, Danielle Bryant, is here to help your recovery journey. 


Find the Perfect Gift for the Runner or MOVER in Your Life with P3R’s Holiday Gift Guide

Gift registrations available for the 2023 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events; plus, you can save BIG during the 4RUN2 Store’s Black Friday sale


10 Reasons to Run the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot This Year


10 Reasons Why Your Family Shouldn’t Miss the 2022 FlyBy 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk Presented by CNX Resources at the Pittsburgh International Airport


New Grant Opportunity to Support Youth in Western Pennsylvania

To further support youth in the Western Pennsylvania region, P3R created a new grant which is now open for applications. The "P3R Movement Grant" is a unique grant opportunity that is open to any and all youth (individual youth and youth organizations serving students under 19 years of age) regardless of sport or activity. If you need assistance with purchasing equipment, registration fees, hosting events, or anything that will help you and/or your team MOVE, this opportunity is for you!


Tips for Running Your Best-ever GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan

Philip O’Hara and his team, Past Champs Just Jogging Along know what it takes to conquer the 150 miles of the GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan.  Here’s Philip’s advice to teams running their first-ever GAP Relay. 


Moon Racers Ready to Run Another GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan

P3Runner, Cara Group, has 4.12 Things that every Yinzer Pittsburgh runner should know about!

4.12 Things Every Yinzer Runner Should Know

P3Runner Jacqui Pressley stretches before her run

Are you ready for your first half marathon?

There is nothing like the feeling of a first of any kind, but there is something very special about running your first half marathon. If you’re reading this, you’re probably asking yourself Am I ready for my first half marathon?

The answer is YES, you will be ready if you:

  1. Prepare
  2. Plan
  3. Adjust
Elaina Tabb crossing the finish line

National Girls & Women in Sports Day: Elaina Tabb Feature

For National Girls & Women in Sports Day we're spotlighting a former WPIAL athlete who is now one of the top distance runners in the country, Elaina Tabb! Elaina talks about her time participating in sports while growing up and shares advice for young female athletes. 


Local Pittsburgh Family Resumes Thanksgiving Traditions With the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot Presented by UPMC Health Plan

As the weather cools down and the holiday season heats up, we can’t help but feel excitement knowing this year’s YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Turkey Trot presented by UPMC Health Plan is almost two weeks away! The Zimmerman family is ready to get back to a live start line—will you join them?! Read on to learn more about what this annual tradition means to their family.


The Creation of an Annual Tradition and Lasting Friendships

“The shared experiences we’ve had in the three years of running the GAP Relay together are great memories for all of us, and it really bonds us.”