Pittsburgh Kids Marathon

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The 1-mile Pittsburgh Kids Marathon is a wonderful way for kids (and their families) to participate in the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events. This event is the culminating race for Spring Kids of STEEL participants following our Kids Marathon training plan. 


  • Registration is now open!
  • Each registered child receives a race shirt, finisher medal and goody bag. Adults...you receive the satisfaction of sharing a memory with your child that will last a lifetime!
  • Make sure you choose your Kids of STEEL site during the registration process.
  • Each child may have one adult run with them on race day at no additional charge. See registration rules below for additional details.

Race Heats

Race heats will be published March 2019.

The first heat starts at 9:30 AM and the last heat starts around 11:15 AM. Kids of STEEL sites are sorted into heats near the beginning. 

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up Information will be updated Summer 2018

Kids of STEEL (KOS) sites have the option to pick up Kids Marathon race numbers and shirts ahead of time so that they can distribute these items at their site. If your child participates through an official Kids of STEEL site, please check with the site coordinator to see if he/she will be taking advantage of this option. 

Course Description and Rules

Course Description

The Pittsburgh Kids Marathon is 1 mile in distance. Click here to view the 2018 Kids Marathon course.

Registration Rules

  • ​No refunds or deferments of entry fees​
  • Each child may have one adult run with them on race day at no additional charge. Parents/guardians do not need to register themselves for the Kids Marathon. During the registration process, please choose YES when asked if an adult will run with the registrant on race day. 
  • If an additional adult would like to run with a child on race day, you can sign up in the registration process for a $10 fee. 

Course Rules

  • Strollers, baby joggers, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, roller skates and roller blades are not permitted on the course 
  • Animals are not permitted on the course
  • Headphones connected to a media device are discouraged