Pittsburgh Great Race 10K

Pittsburgh Great Race 10K

Pittsburgh Great Race 10K is one of the Pennsylvania’s largest races. The race consists of the following events- 10K Run, 5K Run, 5k Walk, Wheelchair Races. The Great Race has received “green” certification from the Council for Responsible Sport – making it one of only 31 races worldwide to be honored with this prestigious distinction. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is the sponsor of the event whose mission is to help people live longer, healthier lives is a commitment to the entire community.

Race Date
Sep 27, 2015
Race Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Event Type
Start Times

Men: 9:30 a.m
Women: 9:30 a.m

No. Runners
Race Website
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Social Media
Race Registration

Early Bird registration fees is $25. To participate in Pittsburgh Great Race 10K you can register on the official website.

Course / Route Map

The 10K course (6.2 miles) begins in Frick Park at Beechwood Boulevard. The predominately downhill course travels along Forbes Avenue, Fifth Avenue and Boulevard of the Allies before finishing in Point State Park.

Race Profile / Elevation Map

The Great Race course does contain hills, but it is predominately downhill. Miles 1 and 5 contain the most uphill sections, while miles 2, 3, 4, and 6 contain light rolling hills and downhill stretches.

Race Tags

Not available.

Time Limits & Cutoffs

Street closings for both the 10K close at 8:30 a.m and will re-open at 10:00 a.m.

Course Records

Not Available.

Prize Money & Awards

The Race awards medals and plaques to the top 8 males and females in the 10K. There is no prize money for the 2013 Great Race.

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

Top 8 finishers in both male and female category will receive medals and plaques.

Water Stops & Refreshments

There are water stops every mile for the 10k runs. At the finish bananas, water, bagels, and other treats are available.

Expected Race Day Weather

The temperature typically varies from 11°C to 19°C and is rarely below 5°C or above 26°C.

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