5K Run

Registration for both events is online only at RunSignUp.com.

Starts at 9:00

The 5K starts at the Environmental Charter School at the corner of Henrietta and Milton. Most of the first mile of the 5K winds through Regent Square streets with plenty of warm, friendly cheers. The remainder of the race is through Frick Park’s cross-country trails, with the final stretch heading down the Falls Ravine Trail and ending in Fern Hollow. Race start time is 9:00 a.m. Please see the map for an outlined route.

 

1.5 Mile Run/Walk

Registration for both events is online only at RunSignUp.com.

Starts at 8:15

The 1.5 mile Run/Walk takes place on the charming streets of Regent Square. The family dog can also join in on the fun. Dogs may be registered for ONLY the 1.5 Mile Run/Walk. The dog must be leashed and a dog owner/handler must be registered with every dog, no exceptions. The Run/Walk starts at 8:15 a.m. at the Environmental Charter School on the corner of Henrietta and Milton. Please see the map for an outlined route.

PLEASE NOTE: If you intend to have a beer in the hollow at the end of the race, please be sure to bring your photo ID with you.  Our insurance requires that we card anyone who appears to be under 30 years old.

Click Here for a PDF Race Map

 There is plenty of street parking throughout Regent Square, but do remember that after 5 a.m. on race day no parking is permitted on the streets used for the course. In addition, no parking is permitted in the Fern Hollow section of Frick Park. The best option is to use the streets on the East side of S. Braddock Avenue. For a complete map of the Regent Square neighborhood, please go to regentsquare-rsca.org

 after-race-31.5 Mile Run/Walk Awards

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female participants 13 years of age or younger. The Awards Ceremony will begin about 10:00 am in Fern Hollow.

Boys and Girls Age Groups

The first 3 boys and girls in each category will receive an award, unless otherwise noted.

Age Groups: 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, and 4-2.

5K Awards

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 men and women overall and to the top age group winners. Awards ceremony will begin following the 1.5 mile awards.

Men and Women Age Groups

The first 3 men and women in each category will receive an award, unless otherwise noted.

Age Groups: 70 and over, 65-69, 60-64, 55-59, 50-54, 45-49, 40-44, 35-39, 30-34, 25-29, 20-24,15-19, 9-14, 9 and under

Special Awards

First Masters (40+) male and female
Top three Heavyweight Men 200+ (Not eligible age group awards)
Top three Athena Women 140+ (Not eligible for age group awards)

 

Participants can pick up their race bibs and t-shirts at the Wilkins School Community Center located on Charleston Avenue in Regent Square the Friday before the race from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. or on race day starting at 7:00 a.m. until 15 minutes before start time.

There will be no registration at packet pickup.

 

 

 

Run-beginning-4Highmark 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 the City of Pittsburgh Community Footrace Series by either running or walking the 5K distance. Each child age 6 to 12* who completes one 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 courtesy of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Other participating races include: Greenfield Glide 5K (June 3), Riverview Park 5K (June 8), and Brookline Breeze 5K (August 11).

  • Required age by June 1, 2018