Over 40,000 Runners Expected At Pittsburgh Marathon

Marathon road closures begin Friday and last through Sunday

Shelby Cassesse
May 04, 2018 - 4:15 pm
City and Marathon Officials kicked off Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend.

Photo By: Shelby Cassesse

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a series of events this weekened, culminating with the Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday. 

For the first time, the USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships will take place as part of the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon. 

Initial Downtown road closures began on Friday, May 4 starting at 12:00 p.m. on the Boulevard of the Allies between Wood Street and Stanwix Street. This section of the Boulevard of the Allies will remain closed through Sunday, May 6.

For Saturday, May 5 events - 5K and Kids Marathon - North Shore and Downtown road closures will  start at 7:15 a.m. and continue until 12:00 p.m.

For Sunday, May 6 events - Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay - Downtown road closures will start at 1:30 a.m. and continue around the city through 2:30 p.m. Please note that certain sections of the city will be completely closed off to traffic on race day. Anyone in these sections of the city that will need to leave during the race should consider parking their car outside the area.