10K | The Great Race

10K Race

Run

DATE: Sunday, Sept. 29
START TIME: 9:30 am
LOCATION: Frick Park

The Great Race 10K — Pennsylvania’s largest 10K and one of the largest 10Ks in the country — follows a predominantly downhill course from Frick Park in Squirrel Hill to Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh. The 6.2-mile route passes through several east end neighborhoods and travels past five college campuses. Click here to view the course map.

10K Teams

DATE: Sunday, Sept. 29
START TIME: 9:30 am
LOCATION: Frick Park

Rally friends, colleagues or classmates and enter the 10K team competition. Groups of three to five runners compete in one of the below categories:
  • Business/Industry
  • Education/Government/Non-Profit
  • Men’s Teams
  • Women’s Team
  • Men’s Masters
  • Women’s Masters
  • Fraternity
  • Sorority
  • Student Organizations
  • Open Collegiate

Each team member must register as a separate 10K participant, paying the individual entry fee. Additionally, the captain will need to complete a separate form in Race Roster labeled "10K Team Challenge". In this process, the team captain will create the team, select their category, list their team members and pay the $25 team processing fee.

Push Rim/Hand Cycle

DATE: Sunday, Sept. 29
10K START TIME: 9:15 am
LOCATION: Frick Park

Registration deadline to participate in the Push Rim/Hand Cycle Division is Tuesday, September 24 at 11:59 p.m. Wheelchair competitions will be held in both the 10K and 5K races. Wheelchair athletes must use racing chairs. For more information, call the Great Race Hotline at 412-586-7785. The Great Race is proud to partner with Hand-Cycle Assistance Teams to present the Push Rim/Hand Cycle Division.

10K Weight Class

DATE: Sunday, Sept. 29
START TIME: 9:30 am
LOCATION: Frick Park

Male racers weighing more than 200 pounds are eligible to compete for the Clydesdale crown.
Female racers weighing more than 140 pounds may compete for the Lady Athena title.

Participation in weight-class competitions is optional. Participants interested in entering the Weight Class Competition must weigh in at the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Great Race Expo.

*Clydesdale and Lady Athena competitions apply to the 10K race only.