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Marathon Organizers Create Shortcut

August 17, 2012

Organized by the Pittsburgh Marathon, the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile is a road race designed for runners of all ages and ability levels.

By Sam Werner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For the past four years, the Pittsburgh Marathon has given runners a chance to face the challenge of tackling 26.2 or 13.1 miles. Tonight, there will be a shorter challenge.

Between 1,200 and 1,500 runners will race down Liberty Avenue, taking part in the inaugural GNC Liberty Mile.

Organized by the Pittsburgh Marathon, the Liberty Mile is a one-Mile road race designed for runners of all ages and ability levels. There's a fun run category that's open to all runners, and an elite competition that will feature some of the best Milers in the world.

Continue reading at: post-gazette.com

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