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6.6K Run and Family Walk

presented by Highmark

Event Details

Sunday, October 15, 2017
at PPG Paints Arena
Location1001 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Event Overview

Each fall, fans celebrate the start of a new season by participating in the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark. The unique 6.6K distance (4.1 miles) pays tribute to Pittsburgh Penguins great Mario Lemieux, and proceeds from the event benefit the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

The 6.6K Run begins at PPG Paints Arena, follows the event’s traditional Two Bridges/One Tunnel course and returns to PPG Paints Arena for the finish. A 3.3K Family Walk (2.05 miles) is also offered each season to individuals and groups of four.