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New Development Program Announced for US Distance Runners

The Pittsburgh Marathon’s initiative is to increase exposure for American distance runners.

From Endurance Sports Wire

PITTSBURGH — The American Development Program was announced today by Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Patrice Matamoros. To be launched in 2014, the innovative and comprehensive initiative is designed to increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging American professional runners.

“Through our events and support we want Pittsburgh to become the place for young American runners to launch their professional careers,” said Matamoros. “By racing here they will have the opportunity to gain the experience and confidence needed to take the next step in their careers. These athletes are vital to keeping alive the American running spirit and to keep the USA a major force in professional running for years to come.”

The American Development Program will offer prize money and travel assistance throughout the organization’s year-long calendar of events. In its first year, the program will add $40,500 in American prize money incentives for the 2014 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathonand UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon.

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