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Sara Hall took third place in the USA Track and Field Championships. This year, Pittsburgh hosted the national event, which followed the Pittsburgh Half Marathons course. (Photo by Jane Millard | Visual Editor)

Pittsburgh Marathon draws runners from around the world

By Hannah Schneider, Sports Editor May 15, 2018

Despite overcast skies, cool temperatures and the threat of rain, more than 37,000 people showed up at the starting line for the 10th annual Pittsburgh Marathon early Sunday morning. The weekend of...

Participants of the 2018 Run to Cure CF fundraiser, sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, trekked from the basement of the Cathedral of Learning to the 36th floor to raise money and awareness for cystic fibrosis research last Thursday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Taking steps for cystic fibrosis

By Zane Crowell | For The Pitt News February 8, 2018

Members of the Run to Cure Cystic Fibrosis marathon team trek up more than 700 steps of the Cathedral of Learning every Thursday. Then they take the elevator back down and do it two or three more times. The...

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