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Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Find out about the latest news and announcements for the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race.

Runner Feature: The Fox Family

Spanning across generations and states, Kelly and her entire family are eager to reunite at the live start line during Great Race weekend! Read more
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6 Great Race Traditions the PERFECT Great Racers Do

The Perfect Great Racers are a group of 21 men that have run in every single Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race since the beginning -- starting back in 1977! Here are some traditions they have done through the years on race day! Read more
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10 Facts You Should Know About 5Ks and 10Ks

The Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race is officially next month! As the excitement grows for the Great Race’s return to a live start line, let’s take a look at ten facts about the Great Race 5K and 10K. Read more

The 2021 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race Returns to a Live Start Line and Opens Registration

Registration opens for the weekend of events, including a variety of distances for the whole family to join Read more
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Almost 5,000 Runners Keep the Tradition Alive in the Virtual 2020 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Runners across America, from ages one to 91, represented Pittsburgh in this year’s virtual event, including the “Perfect Great Racers” who kept their 43-year-long tradition going Read more
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Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race Offers First-Ever One GREAT Challenge

by P3R
Runners can now participate in both the 5K and 10K options with the first-ever virtual Great Race. Read more

What the Great Race means to the City of Pittsburgh, and What It Means to Me

by P3R
The year was 1990. I was a freshman at the University of Pittsburgh, living in Pitt’s Tower B when I was awakened on a Sunday morning by a thundering heard of humanity running down Fifth Avenue. I asked a friend who lived on my floor, and who happened to be a member of Pitt’s cross county team Read more
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2020 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race Weekend Goes Virtual

PITTSBURGH (May 15, 2020) — The City of Pittsburgh has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race and Dollar Bank Junior Great Race, originally scheduled for Sept. 26 and 27. Read more
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Registration Now Open for 2020 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

by P3R
More than 16,000 participants expected for One Great Weekend, scheduled for Sept. 26-27; Pittsburgh’s largest fall race has become a beloved tradition for local runners Read more

2019 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race is a Zero Waste Event

Working with Pennsylvania Resources Council, race organizers diverted 96% of the event’s waste from landfills, maintaining the record-breaking diversion rate from last year Read more
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Local Runners Alex Archer and Jennifer Bigham Win 42nd Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

by P3R
At the 42nd running of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race, Alex Archer, 24, from Sewickley and Jennifer Bigham, 38, from Pittsburgh were the 10K champions in 30:49 and 34:02, respectively. Read more

Dollar Bank Junior Great Race Kicks off One Great Weekend

Record number of children run in the 24th annual event Read more
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Road Closures Announced for 2019 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race and Dollar Bank Junior Great Race

by P3R
P3R announced street closures related to the 2019 Dollar Bank Junior Great Race & Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race presented by Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, scheduled for September 28-29. One of Pittsburgh’s longest-running races, this year’s weekend of events will feature Read more

Dollar Bank Junior Great Race Sets Record-Breaking Participation

by P3R
In just two short weeks, more than 500 little runners will take off in Point State Park to run this year’s Dollar Bank Junior Great Race Read more
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Runners to Start Training on the Right Foot at Great Race Running Clinic Presented by Allegheny Health Network

Runners can start their training for the Great Race off on the right foot at this year’s Great Race Running Clinic presented by Allegheny Health Network. Through interactive stations and exhibits, both experienced runners and first-timers will learn how they can boost performance and more! Read more
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Registration Opens on Jan. 22 for 2019 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

Are you ready to secure your spot for the second edition of One Great Weekend? If you are among the first to register, you will save big! Mark your calendars now for Jan. 22 when online registration opens. Read more

2018 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race is a Zero Waste Event

This year’s 2018 Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield was the greenest to date with 96% of the event’s waste diverted from landfills, an increase of 3% from last year. Read more
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Local Runners Jim Spisak and Samantha Bower Win 41st Annual Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race

At the 41st running of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race, two-time winner Jim Spisak, 27, from Pittsburgh and Samantha Bower, 28, from Greensburg, PA were the 10K champions in 28:16 and 35:31, respectively. In the 5K race, Kenny Goodfellow, 29, from Oakmont, PA, and Lisa Burnett Read more
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Dollar Bank Junior Great Race Kicks Off One Great Weekend

More than 550 kids and their families enjoyed the 23rd running of the Dollar Bank Junior Great Race on Saturday, September 29. The event included three races for children ages 12 and younger based on their age and ability – the one-mile Family Fun Run, 50-yard Tot Trot or Diaper Dash. Read more
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2018 Great Race Weekend Road Closure Information

by P3R
P3R announced street closures related to the 2018 Dollar Bank Junior Great Race and Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race presented by Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, scheduled for September 29-30. This is the first time in the history of the races Read more