Lace up your running shoes this summer and take part in footraces organized by the City of Pittsburgh Office of Special Events.
Registration is open for three August races in the City of Pittsburgh Community Footraces Series presented by Allegheny Health Network:
BROOKLINE BREEZE 5K RUN & FITNESS WALK -- Travel through the Brookline business district before concluding with a downhill finish that’s a “breeze.” Saturday, August 13, 9 a.m., Brookline Memorial Park.
HISTORIC HILL 5K RUN, WALK, & RIDE -- Take on this challenging course through the Hill District. Saturday, August 20, 8:30 a.m., Centre Avenue & Crawford Street.
RUN AROUND THE SQUARE -- Race through neighborhood streets before finishing in Frick Park’s Fern Hollow. Saturday, August 27, 9 a.m., Henrietta Street & Milton Avenue, Regent Square.
To register for these races, visit www.pittsburghpa.gov/events/footraces. For information about all City of Pittsburgh special events, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook.
CHILDREN ENCOURAGED TO TAKE PART IN "ON YOUR MARK WITH HIGHMARK YOUTH SERIES" Highmark partners with the City of Pittsburgh Office of Special Events for a healthy activity — "On Your Mark with Highmark Youth Challenge" — to encourage children to take part in the City of Pittsburgh Community Footrace Series by offering free registration to The Great Race 5K in September. Each child age 6 to 12 who completes one 5K footrace in the City of Pittsburgh Community Footrace Series — or each youth age 13 to 18 who completes two of the community footraces — receives free registration to The Great Race 5K on September 25, 2022 courtesy of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.