Marathon web pic

Join us to raise awareness and support in the Pittsburgh Marathon, Sunday, May 1st, 2016.  Check out our marathoners, half-marathoners and relay marathon runners who have joined the “PULSE Team”.

Run For Pulse

Half-Marathon & Marathon runners who agree to run for PULSE are encouraged to raise a minimum of $250 for our organization.  Relay teams agree are encouraged to raise $750.  In return, you’ll receive:

  • marathon_posterA PULSE Marathon Shirt
  • Invitation to our Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, April 30, 2016
  • Invitation to our Cool Down Party following the Marathon on Sunday, May 1, 2016
  • A personalized fundraising page on our Crowdrise page
  • Templates to use on social media and e-mail
  • Fundraising Tips
  • Training guides & options to train with other PULSE runners


Individual runners who raise $350 for PULSE receive all of the above plus a PULSE Marathon runner’s hat & water bottle

Individual runners who raise $500 for PULSE receive all of the above plus a PULSE Marathon runner’s hat & water bottle and a free ticket to PULSEations 2017!


Pasta on the Patio

Join us for Pasta on the Patio, Saturday, April 30th from 5-7pm at the PULSE Stanton House (5615 Stanton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206). Free to attend. RSVP today! Guests welcome.

Post Race Cool-Down BBQ

Stop by the Stanton House (5615 Stanton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206) from 12-6pm after the race on May 1st for burgers, brews, and lawn games as we celebrate our team members. Free to attend. RSVP today! Guests welcome.

2016 Runners:

Menna Abaye
Joe David
Hugo De Luna
Simon Doong
Maria Driediger
Leah George
Ben Graber
Neil Grbach
Jenna Hanner
Stephen Hart
Katherine Hupp
Holly Jenson
Phillip Martin
Jairaj Rachod
Julia Smucker
Karl Stemen
Taylor Thorp
Rachel Tulio
Christian Umbach
Sam Weaver
Lindsey Waugaman
Alexander Woodring
Brianna Woods

Marathon Training Plan
Half-Marathon Training Plan
Relay Training Plan

Questions, please email

Support a Runner


Also, check out our Crowdrise page.

2016 Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 30th – Pasta Dinner – Stanton House – 5pm – RSVP
Sunday, May 1st – Marathon & Cheer Station – 7:30am and 8pm
Sunday, May 1st – Cool Down – BBQ & Refreshments – Stanton House – 12pm – RSVP


Join us at our cheering section for coffee and donuts at the corner of Stanton Avenue and Negley Avenue (EAST END) at 8am+ and East Ohio St. and East St. at 7:30am (NORTHSIDE)



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