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UPMC Sponsors Pittsburgh Half Marathon

Friday, December 11th, 2009

UPMC Health Plan is now the title sponsor for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon, according to their press release “As Registration Numbers Climb Steadily, UPMC Health Plan Becomes Title Sponsor for Pittsburgh Half Marathon.  The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon will be run May 2, 2010.  Dick’s Sporting Goods has already signed on as the Marathon title sponsor and FedEx Ground is sponsoring the Marathon Relay.  The Marathon Race director expressed gratitude to the sponsors helping to maintain this non-profit community based event.

Early registration numbers are five times greater than last year, a sign that this could be one of the biggest Marathons that Pittsburgh has seen.  UPMC health insurance plans promote healthy living and fitness so this is a great match for sponsorship.  As the second largest insurance provider in Western Pennsylvania, UPMC Health Plan can influence a lot of people to live a healthier lifestyle.  Training for a half marathon, whether running or walking, is a great way to do just that.