Race Info | The Great Race

Race Information

42nd Running of the Great Race

September 29, 2019

The 10K and 5K course are predominately downhill and travel along Forbes Avenue, Fifth Avenue and Boulevard of the Allies before finishing in Point State Park. The 10K course (6.2 miles) begins in Frick Park at Beechwood Boulevard and the 5K (3.1 miles) starts at Fifth Avenue and Atwood Street in Oakland. 

Start Line Schedule

8:00 AM - 5K Run/Walk
9:30 AM - 10K


  • Long-sleeve, technical men’s or women’s finisher shirt
  • Beautifully designed finisher medal
  • Access to a closed, USATF-certified course
  • Chip-time with online tracking  with instant online results
  • Virtual goody bag email with exclusive deals and promotions for race participants
  • Post-race food