Run Around the Square
Community Footraces

Overview of the Run Around the Square

Run—or walk—through Frick Park's beautiful Fern Hollow at the Run Around the Square, the largest neighborhood footrace in Pittsburgh! The event features musicians, costumed characters and themed-water stops sprinkled throughout the course. Dogs on leash may participate in 1.5-mile fun run/walk only.  All registered participants receive a shirt. 

Registration for both events (5K race and 1.5-mile run/walk) closes Wednesday, August 21, at 11:59 p.m.

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016
Type: 5K run/walk; 1.5-mile fun run/walk
Start Time:
  • 8:15 a.m.- 1.5-mile Fun Run/Walk 
  • 9:00 a.m.- 5K Run/Walk Start 
Starting Line: Henrietta and Milton Avenues
Race Information: 412-246-9506 or
Allegheny Health Network, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dollar Bank, Wise Snacks, Froggy Radio, ARAD, Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy, Cibo, Consumer Produce, D’s Six Pax & Dogs, Dunning’s Grill, E.H. Schwab Co., East End Food Co-op, Edgewood Giant Eagle, Eyes on Regent Square, Gymkhana, Hefren-Tillotson, Inc., Jay Costa for State Senator, Kefalos & Associates Real Estate,   Lloyd’s Insurance & Investments, McBroom Beer Distributor, Michael Thompson Farmers Insurance, Neighborhood Realty Services, New Balance Pittsburgh, Paul J. Gleason, DMD, Petagogy, Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Regent Square Theater, Regent Square Rentals, Rita’s on Forbes, Square Café, The Map Room Grill & Bar, The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, The Regent Square Concrete Man, Tina Reed Orthodontics True Runner, Whole Foods, Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water Authority  and 91.3 WYEP.



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