The Pittsburgh Pharaoh Hounds is the region's leading running club for competitive runners. We provide a friendly environment and support to help you train for that next big race. Attend one of our weekly workouts and meet the team! If you're interested in joining, email our director or one of coordinators. You can join officially for a small annual membership fee.

Tuesday practices are at the Schenley Oval; 6:00 PM warm up, 6:30 PM workout. Locations/times of long runs, tempos, and running economy (RE) workouts are by agreement (subscribe to our mailing list!).

Upcoming Weeks:
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019:
    VO2: 4-6 x mile 3.5 min jog (rest can be longer if needed for full recovery)
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019: 
    VO2: 5-8 x 1200 rest 3 min jog (rest can be longer if needed for full recovery)
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019: 
    VO2: 16-24 x 400 with 100 meter jog
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019: 
    VO2: 6-12 x 800 with 2 min jog rest between each rep 
  • On your own:
    RE: 12 x 400.
    Tempo: 5 miles.
  • For marathon preparation:
    Remove RE, reduce VO2, and increase tempos (see more in Training).

Full list of workouts.

Recent activity

  • Congratulations to all the Great Race 2018 finishers! The Hounds have stood their ground in the teams competition. 

  • Wondering where to run and stay hydrated? Check out our the Hounds' map of water fountains and restrooms in Pittsburgh! Send us updates and corrections, too.

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