Great Race 10K | 2021 Great Race - Pittsburgh

10K Race

Run

DATE: SUNDAY, SEPT. 26
START TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M Rolling Start
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. The 2021 course map is here. 

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10K Teams

DATE: SUNDAY, SEPT. 26
START TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M. Rolling start
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 following 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. 26
10K START TIME: 8:55 A.M.
LOCATION: FRICK PARK

Registration deadline to participate in the Push Rim/Hand Cycle Division is Tuesday, September 21, 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. 26
START TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 9:45 A.M. Rolling Start
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 Packet Pick-Up in Point State Park.

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