That’s right! This year, Pittsburgh is sweetening the deal for runners by offering a chance to participate in the “Steel Challenge” during the Dick’s Sporting Good Pittsburgh Marathon weekend, May 5-7.
To participate in the challenge, runners will complete the UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K Run on Saturday, May 6. Then,on Sunday, May 7, they can run in either the full marathon, the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon or the FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay. By completing the two races, runners will have completed the Steel Challenge and earned a special “Runner of Steel” bonus medal.
Get $10 off your 5K registration fee by signing up for the full, half or relay. Just enter the special code provided in your confirmation email. By using this code, you’re entered in the Steel Challenge. On Sunday of race weekend, you’ll pick up the “Runner of Steel” medal at the Finish Line Festival in Point State Park.
Lace up your sneakers. Bring your friends. Pittsburgh is waiting for you!
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