Great Race Information | 2021 Great Race - September 25-26

Race Information

44th Running of the Great Race

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021

The 10K and 5K courses 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. 

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  • 5K Run/Walk: 8:00 a.m.
  • 10K: 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (rolling start)


  • Long-sleeve, technical men’s or women’s finisher shirt
  • Beautifully designed finisher medal
  • Access to a closed, USATF-certified course
  • Chip-time with instant online results
  • Post-race food