2020 P3Runners

P3R is excited to launch the 2020 P3Runner Ambassador Program! Follow along with our ambassadors for training inspiration and exclusive sneak-peaks and savings throughout the year.

Maddie Alger

Maddie has lived in Pittsburgh since 2013, when her running journey began. She's a huge sports and music fan and loves attending games and concerts in the city. Maddie is constantly inspired by the running community and is a pace leader in her local run club.

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Brian Apel

Brian began running to stay in shape after numerous hockey injuries. His first race was the Pittsburgh Half Marathon seven years ago and he's been running ever since! The UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon is still his favorite P3R race.

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Jonathan Bolha

Jonathan lives in Youngstown, OH and has run over 100 marathons! He signed up for his first post-college race after his mother volunteered at a race and encouraged him to register. Jonathan loves to take in everything nature has to offer while he's training for a race.

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Matt Brady

Matt is a Pittsburgh native living as a 4th-grade teacher in New Jersey! He is a happy husband and proud father. Inspired by a friend and co-worker's determination, Matt began training for his first half marathon and is now continuing his running journey.

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Adam Connors

Adam began running to bond with his daughter, who is an avid soccer player and enjoys the physical aspect of the game. He is running his first full marathon as a charity runner this May to raise money for the National MS Society. Adam can't wait to show his daughter that you can accomplish anything through hard work and dedication.

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Jess DeGore

Jess is a runner and triathlete born and raised in Pittsburgh. After living in Baltimore and Philadelphia, she returned to her hometown two years ago and has been enjoying Pittsburgh races. Jess is a Registered Dietician and nutrition expert!

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Jhason Dixon

Jhason moved to Pittsburgh to attend the University of Pittsburgh and study accounting. He really enjoys traveling and sports, and loves a great brunch. Jhason's first race was the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race.

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Madi Douglas

Madi moved to Pittsburgh to attend Duquesne University and is now a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh. She is on her way to earning a doctorate degree in occupational therapy. Madi started running as a way to relieve the stress of school and fell in love with it the more she ran.

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Katie Kinnamon

Katie returned to Pittsburgh in 2018 after living in Charlotte for twelve years. She's a teacher at heart, and currently a stay at home mom working part-time. Katie started running as a New Year's resolution in 2012 and it quickly became a passion.

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John Kofmehl

John is a Pittsburgh native, physical therapist, and triathlete. He lived in Buffalo, New York, and Alaska before settling down in Washington, D.C. and meeting his wife. John signed up to run his first half marathon with a fellow Pittsburgher and has been building endurance ever since!

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Derek Long

Derek is a father of four with an addiction to running! When he isn't running or spending time with his family, he's teaching high school English or coaching basketball. Derek has run at least one mile every day since 2012!

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Jeanine McGuire

Jeanine has lived the last 18 years as an endurance athlete with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She believes that endurance running embraces everything conquering arthritis is about — the ability to overcome hardship and push yourself! When Jeanine isn't training, she loves spending time with her dogs, volunteering, and traveling.

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Rebecca McHargue

Rebecca is a Penn State graduate and currently works in human resources at DICK'S Sporting Goods headquarters. She grew up with a love of distance running passed down from her father, but also enjoys taking fitness classes like pilates and hot yoga.

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Jeff Paladina

Jeff is a father of four who is very active in the Central Pennsylvania running community. He has participated in the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events every year since its rebirth in 2009. For the past three years, Jeff has organized race weekend for a large group of Harrisburg runners — they proudly wear "HBGrunsPGH".

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Lyndsey Piccolino

Lyndsey is a healthy lifestyle and food blogger living in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with her husband, two daughters and chocolate lab! She ran her first UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon as a charity runner for Urban Impact. Running for a cause helped Lyndsey accomplish a goal she never thought possible!

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Leigha Pindroh

Leigha is married to her high-school sweetheart Todd (another P3Runner) and has two sons. She works as a marketing coordinator and has participated in the Corporate Challenge with her company. Running has made a huge impact on Leigha's healthy lifestyle — plus, it's something she loves to do with her husband!

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Todd Pindroh

Todd is a paramedic, father, and husband to Leigha (see above). His wife inspired him to start running about two years ago and it's something they've enjoyed doing together ever since. Todd loves how running helps them set a healthy example for their two young sons.

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Courtney Poullas

Courtney is a marathoner, RRCA running coach, and mom of three! When she isn’t running, she’s lesson planning for her college writing courses, studying for her personal training exam, or enjoying a good book at the library. Courtney didn't start running until she was 27, but now she's hooked. You can always find her with a snack in one hand and a race medal in the other!

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Renee Robinson

Renee is a CMU Heinz College graduate and self-starter who is passionate about working in the non-profit sector, giving back to her community, and being a mother to her two-year-old son. She's also a former D1 athlete and uses exercise as a way to cope with stress to be the best mom she can be. Renee's favorite P3R race is the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.

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Will Stiglitz

Will is a husband, father, and middle school teacher. He is extremely passionate about running and has completed races ranging from a 5K to a 50-mile ultramarathon. He loves running in Pittsburgh for the scenery — and especially enjoys the hills!

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Erica Strasser

Erica is a mom of two children, an avid runner, pilates instructor, and a professional therapist. She credits running with giving her the emotional and mental strength to be resilient, and runs to motivate and inspire others. Erica's family is her number one value.

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Lauren Wentz

Lauren is a physical therapist and yoga instructor in the Pittsburgh/Wexford area. When she isn't running, she loves to spend time with her family, friends & two dogs. Last year, Lauren ran in an ultra-marathon relay across the U.S. to raise awareness and funds for Multiple Sclerosis. She ran 167 miles in just 6 days!

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Becky Willis

Becky started running in 2011 and lives in Armstrong County, PA with her husband and four kids. She's gone through two weight loss journeys and firmly believes that every body is a runner's body. Becky is leaning on her faith and "fit-fam" (the Pittsburgh running community) to make 2020 the year she "sees a victory" in health and happiness. She also has a blog!

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