AFTER a 2-year hiatus, the Pittsburgh Marathon has returned to the streets of Pennsylvania.
The marathon includes a long list of musical line-ups.
When is the Pittsburgh Marathon?
The Pittsburgh Marathon started on April 29, 2022, and is set to end on Sunday, May 1.
On Saturday, April 30, the marathon held the annual Pet Walk, Toddler Trot, Kids' Marathon, and 5K race.
The last day of the event will include the full marathon, the half-marathon, and the marathon relay.
Many of the participants in the races choose to 'Run For A Reason' by raising money for various charities including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, the Alzheimer's Association, and more.
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What is the route and start time for the Pittsburgh Marathon?
Road closures in the downtown area began on Friday, April 29 at noon and will continue throughout Sunday, May 1 in the afternoon.
The neighborhoods affected include:
- The South Side
- North Side
- Highland Park
- The Strip District
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Who will be performing at the Pittsburgh Marathon?
The Pittsburgh Marathon will hold a number of feel-good concerts for the general public, as well as a myriad of lineups and cheer groups throughout the course for participants to enjoy along their journey to the finish line.
Here are a few of the groups performing:
- The Maverick Hodads
- The Altered Egos
- Just JJ – Acoustic
- Silver Trout Novelty Dot
- Better Think Twice
- DJ Spidey
- The Optimists
The following cheer groups will also be present:
- Urban Impact
- Allegheny Center Alliance Church
- Dance and Be Fit & PGH Line Dancers
- Steel City Greyhounds
- Highland Park Community Council
For a full list of course entertainment, see here.
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Who has partnered up with the Pittsburgh Marathon?
The Pittsburgh Marathon is in partnership with a number of businesses and organizations most notably including fan favorites like:
- Dick's Sporting Goods
- Dunkin Donuts
- iHeart Media
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