|When is Pittsburgh Marathon in 2016?|
The 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon will be held on Sunday, May 1st. The half-marathon and relay marathon will also be held on Sunday, May 1st with the 5K, kids marathon, and pet walk being held on Saturday, April 30th. Funds from the event will benefit over 36 charities listed on the Pittsburgh Marathon Charities Page.
|What is Pittsburgh Marathon?|
The Pittsburgh Marathon, currently sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods, is a manjor marathon hosted every year on the first Sunday of May in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1984 and originally sponsored by U.S. Steel and PNC Bank, the marathon has grown to feature over 25,000 races and 60,000 spectators on an annual basis. Besides the main marathon portion, the event also includes a half marathon, 2-5 person marathon relay, a 5K, and a kids marathon. The current record for the Pittsburgh Marathon is 2:10:24, set in 1995.