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Road Closures Announced for 2022 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Road Closures Announced for 2022 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race
More than 10,000 runners of all ages are expected for the “one great weekend” of events September 24-25

PITTSBURGH — P3R announced street closures related to the 2022 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race presented by Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, scheduled for September 24-25. One of Pittsburgh’s longest-running races, this year’s weekend of events will feature 10,000 participants completing a variety of distances, including the Diaper Dash, Tot Trot, One Mile Family Fun Run, 5K and 10K.

Road closures for the Great Race will start at 6:30 a.m. and continue through 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 25. Streets in the Downtown, Uptown, Oakland and Squirrel Hill neighborhoods will be impacted. Below is a list of approximate street closure times:

Zone

Location

Closure Times

A

Beechwood Blvd to Forbes Ave & Morewood Ave

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

B

Forbes & Morewood Ave to Fifth Ave & Bigelow Blvd

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

C

Fifth Ave at Bigelow Blvd to

Fifth Ave at Robinson Street Ramp to Blvd

6:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

D

Fifth Ave at Robinson Street Ramp to Blvd to

Commonwealth Place & Liberty Ave

6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Any individuals in these sections of the city who may need to leave during the race should consider parking their cars outside the area. Click here to view a Great Race course map.

MEDIA CREDENTIALS: Media accreditation is required for access to the Junior Great Race and Great Race start line and finish line areas. Media credentials are available by emailing your request to kelsey.emch@P3R.org by Friday, September 23.

CONTACT: Please direct all media inquiries to Kelsey Emch, P3R Public Relations Specialist, at 417-425-9400 or kelsey.emch@P3R.org.

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About the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race
Each year on the last Sunday of September, the starting gun sounds for a world-class road race that has become a true Pittsburgh tradition for the past 40 years. The Great Race – established as a 10K race by the late Mayor Richard S. Caliguiri – has attracted nearly a half million participants since 1977. Over the years, this popular fall fitness classic has grown to include a 5K run/walk, running clinic, two-day expo and children’s race. For more information about the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race, visit www.RunGreatRace.com
FACEBOOK:  GreatRacePGH
TWITTER:  @GreatRacePGH
INSTAGRAM:  GreatRacePGH

About P3R
P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to run 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
FACEBOOK:   RUNwithP3R
INSTAGRAM:   RUNwithP3R
TWITTER:   @RUNwithP3R

 

CONTACT
Kelsey Emch, Public Relations Specialist
417-425-9400 or kelsey.emch@P3R.org

Published

09.22.2022

Contacts

Maria Montano
Press Secretary
Mayor's Office
412-500-6669
press@pittsburghpa.gov
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