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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

Celebrate your Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins and the start of the 2017.18 season by participating in the 5th annual Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark on October 15, 2017. The unique 6.6K distance (4.1 miles) pays tribute to Pittsburgh Penguins great Mario Lemieux, and proceeds from the event benefit two local Pittsburgh charities; the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

The 6.6K Run will begin at PPG Paints Arena, follow the event’s traditional Two Bridges/One Tunnel course and return to PPG Paints Arena for the finish. Walkers are permitted in the 6.6K Run event, but they must maintain a 20-minute mile pace. A 3.3K Family Walk (2.05 miles) will also be offered to individuals and groups of four.

Note: Online registration is now closed; however, fans may sign-up on race day on October 15 at PPG Paints Arena.