American Development Program

An initiative designed to increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging American professional runners.

With initiatives to propel runners forward in their running careers to international standings and participation in world-renowned athletic events, Pittsburgh’s American Development Program is committed to supporting promising American athletes in the running industry. 

The program offers complimentary entry, travel assistance and prize money for American elite runners throughout the organization’s year-long calendar of events.

For more information about the program, please email or call 412-586-7785.

American runners who are accepted into the American Development Program are able to apply for travel assistance to the race, along with many other benefits.

  • Travel assistance
  • Lodging 
  • Complimentary registration 
  • Stipend

Program Events

DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon
May 6, 2018

Prize Purse
GNC Live Well Liberty Mile 
July 28, 2017

Prize Purse
EQT 10 Miler
November 5, 2017

Prize Purse

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