Video: Tips for Training for a Marathon in Cold Weather

Are you training to run the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon, or 5K? In order to be safe and successful on race day, proper training and preparation are vital. We’ve put together a series of helpful videos featuring the experts at UPMC Sports Medicine, focusing on various aspects of marathon training.

In this video, Jeanne Doperak, DO, a primary care sports medicine specialist, explains how less-than-ideal weather conditions shouldn’t be a deterrent for runners. She provides guidance on what runners can do to help stay safe and avoid injury while training outdoors in colder weather.

Check back for more marathon training videos and tips from UPMC Sports Medicine, or visit our website for additional marathon training tips.

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