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Pittsburgh Marathon 2012: Events, Time And Schedule For The Weekend

The 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon is an all-day event with plenty of happenings throughout the morning. Besides the full marathon, there is also a half-marathon and a 5k run. Here is a schedule of the weekend's events.

Saturday, May 5

GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo
9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

UPMC Sports Medicine/UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh 5K Run
Race begins at 8:00 a.m.

Toyota of Pittsburgh Kids Marathon
Race begins at 10:00 a.m.

Pasta Party
Spaghetti Warehouse, 2601 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Seating Times 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 6

Race Day Breakfast
4:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m.
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Courtyard

Start Line VIP Presented by Sheetz
6:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.
Heinz Hall, 6th Street and Liberty Avenue
*Open to spectators and participants by ticket purchase only.

Finish Line Festival
6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Point State Park

Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
7:30 a.m. start for runners and walkers; 7:20 a.m. for wheelchair division
Liberty Avenue between Sixth Street and Seventh Street, Downtown

UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon
7:30 a.m. start for runners and walkers
Liberty Avenue between Sixth Street and Seventh Street, Downtown

FedEx Ground Pittsburgh Marathon Relay
7:30 a.m. start
Liberty Avenue between Sixth Street and Seventh Street, Downtown

Finish Line VIP Presented by Sheetz
8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Finish Line Festival, Point State Park
*Open to spectators and participants by ticket purchase only.

For more updates from the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon stay tuned to SB Nation Pittsburgh. For more marathon action, head to SB Nation's running blog, Stride Nation.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.