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Essential Utilities 2022 ESG report

At Peoples, our mission is to provide clean, safe, reliable natural gas service. That’s why we’re proud to announce the launch of Essential Utilities’ 2022 ESG report, detailing the progress we’ve made in pursuit of these important commitments to the environment, our employees, and the communities we serve. Learn more about what we’ve accomplished and where we’re going.

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Peoples Pace Team Will Offer More Pace Groups Than Ever Before at 2023 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

Peoples partnering with P3R will lend more support to MOVERS striving to achieve their goals this spring

Peoples got Spring 2023 off to a running start this week by announcing a partnership with P3R, the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races, to expand the pace team at the 2023 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events.

By offering more pace groups than ever before, the Peoples Pace Team will help more MOVERS reach their goals in 2023, whether it’s completing their first race, setting a new personal record or qualifying for the Boston Marathon.  

“We are committed to inspiring any and all to MOVE with us and want to give all participants a world-class experience, whether they cross the finish line first or are planning to run and walk the marathon in seven hours,” said Troy Schooley, P3R CEO. “By offering more pace groups this year, we are giving more participants extra support to run or walk their best race.”

The expanded Peoples Pace Team will include pacers ranging from 3 to 7 hours for the Pittsburgh Marathon and 1 hour, 40 minutes to 3 hours for the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon. Pacers also will be available for the UPMC Health Plan / UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K and the Pittsburgh BACK Half Marathon.

“Peoples’ mission is all about Making Your Life Better, and we are proud to help participants reach their goals and cross the finish line at the 2023 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events,” said Peoples President Mike Huwar. “The marathon creates such a positive impact on our community, and we are thrilled to be part of it in 2023.”

The 2023 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events will offer something for everyone including the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon (including a walking division!), BACK Half Marathon (reserved exclusively for Run for a Reason charity runners), FedEx Pittsburgh Marathon Relay, UPMC Health Plan / UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5K, Chick-fil-A Pittsburgh Kids Marathon, Sheetz Pittsburgh Toddler Trot and the Pittsburgh Pet Walk Fueled by Pro Plan. For more information or to register, visit thepittsburghmarathon.com


About Peoples

Peoples, an Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) company, provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable natural gas service to approximately 750,000 homes and businesses in Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky. Peoples is committed to Making Life Better for its customers, its employees, the environment and the regions it serves.

About the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend of Events

The Pittsburgh Marathon was held annually from 1985-2003. After a five-year hiatus, the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon was relaunched in 2009 and debuted with a sold-out field of 10,000 participants. It has grown each year since, evolving from a single race day into a weekend of events for the whole family that annually attracts nearly 40,000 runners. Read more at: ThePittsburghMarathon.com

About P3R

P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to MOVE with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org