2020 Full & Half Marathon Training

Programs for runners & walkers of all ability levels.



Program Overview

The goal of all our training programs is to assist runners of all abilities in achieving their personal best.

If you have ever dreamed of running a full or half marathon, or would like to run your best race ever, then we invite you to join us this winter as we get ready for the 2020 Pittsburgh Marathon.

Whether you simply want to finish your first race, or you want to improve your performance and run faster, we can help you. With expert coaching, incredible support and encouragement from experienced mentors and with education and guidance every step of the way; you will be part of an environment that is second to none in Pittsburgh.

Over 300 runners of all abilities trained with us in 2019 and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever.  For the fourth year in a row, Pro Bike + Run is proud to be the platinum sneaker sponsor and exclusive training program of Run to Cure Cystic Fibrosis.

Once you register, you will begin receiving our weekly newsletter with all the details on what’s happening, when, where and how.  So don’t wait, see all the details below and come join us this year as we run towards May 3rd.


JUST ADDED – 13 WEEK HALF MARATHON PROGRAM with February 1 kick off – $99.00

Running with a group through the cold of winter can be just the motivation you might need to achieve your dreams so don’t wait. Register today and begin your journey with us.

** PLEASE NOTE: registration does not include race registration.  Runner is responsible to register for race on their own.

Join us in supporting our community:

Run to Cure CF

As the platinum sponsor of the Run to Cure CF team, we know it’s all about perspective. It may be hard to get up for a 5 AM run. But knowing you’re running to support patients who wake up everyday just to survive will make it all worthwhile! Learn how you can join the team for this year’s race.

NOTE: CF Runners Register through the foundation and will receive their information directly from them.


Program Benefits

  • 12 month membership in the Pro Bike + Run Running Club (a $50 value)
  • Complimentary pair of Feetures running socks (a $16 value)
  • Complimentary sample pack from NUUN Hydration
  • 19 or 13 week training plan developed by our very own USA Track & Field and RRCA Certified Coaches – based on your ability.
  • Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced mileage schedules for both the half and full distances.
  • Saturday Group runs lead by our certified coaches and trained program mentors
  • Mid week group runs at all four of our run shop locations in Robinson, Squirrel Hill,  Monroeville and North Park 
  • Exclusive periodic sales and events
  • Priority registration to store programs and races
  • Raffles at select Saturday group runs (must be present to win)
  • More benefits being added every day so stay tuned for updates!

Pro Bike + Run Benefits

  • 15% off regular priced shoes and apparel throughout the program*
  • 15% off regular priced accessories and nutrition throughout the program
  • 15% off bike accessories and apparel throughout the program
  • 10% off bikes (up to $1000 value)
    • *Exclusions apply, see store for details
    • * After the marathon, regular PBRRC discounts apply for the remainder of the year.

GCXC Timing & Race Management Benefits

  • All program participants will receive exclusive additional discounts for our Pro Bike + Run winter series races presented by GCXC Timing & Race Management.*  These include:
    • Frigid 5 Mile – Sunday, January 12, 2020
    • Spring Thaw – Saturday, February 22, 2020 (10, 15 and 20 miles)
    • Just A Short Run – Saturday, March 28, 2020 (5k, 8k, Half Marathon and 30k)
    • Kenny’s Koaster Race – June 2020
    • Two Face 10K – Saturday, August 8, 2020
    • Run Santa Run – Dec 2020
    • More races as they are added throughout the year!
  • *Discounts will be sent after registration through our program newsletter

* Some exclusions apply, see store for details.

FASTER Fitness

FASTER is Pittsburgh’s Premier fitness and personal training studio.  Their expertise in total body conditioning for all abilities has taken our runners to new heights over the past several years and they are back to help again in 2020.  

  • 20% off on all month to month memberships with no commitment during the marathon training season.
  • 20% off all training packages and class passes during the marathon training season.  

Additionally, Faster will be hosting an exclusive members only class for our program during the season to take our fitness to the next level.  

Please Note: The above offers are good at either their Robinson or South Pointe locations.

Additionally, every runner will receive:

Additionally, every runner will receive:

  • Coached interval/speed workouts every Tuesday or Wednesday.
  • Detailed maps and turn by turn directions for long runs.
  • Aid stations with water and other nutrition items as long runs grow longer.
  • Special clinics and education sessions on all aspects of training to keep you safe, healthy and on track as you strive towards your goal. Training methodologies, nutrition, injury rehab, injury prevention, yoga, Good Form Running, & more!
  • Weekly newsletter to keep you on track and up to date
  • Access to our Facebook Training Forum which always has excellent running discussion and encouragement.
  • Opportunities to win great products, test run great shoes and discounts on select products through the program.
  • Access to our extensive network of health and fitness providers to get you to the finish line healthy and ready to do your best including Nutrition Check Up, NovaCare Physical Therapy, Faster Pittsburgh and more.
  • Post race party to celebrate all your hard work and accomplishments.
  • And much more!!!

Our Sponsors

All training program members get access to some amazing deals from our generous sponsors! More details coming soon.