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 one of our co-directors or 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 and times of tempos and running economy (RE) workouts are by agreement.

This week
  • Speed club suspended for winter.

  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017:
    Intervals at Schenley Oval at 6:30p.
    VO2: 6-10 x 1000 rest 2.5 min jog.

  • 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

  • RIP True Runner in Shadyside. You will be missed.

  • Check out the photos from Dan Holland's Gutbuster Race, which happened in Frick Park on Thanksgiving morning.

  • Read Steve Garand's hilarious piece "Going Too Long" that describes his adventures during and after his first 100 miler.