P3R Announces Road Closures for the 2017 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler

by Pittsburgh 10 Miler
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PITTSBURGH – P3R announced street closures related to the 2017 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 5. More than 4,500 participants from 29 states are expected to compete in the fifth edition of this classic fall road race, including an impressive field of elite athletes who will also be competing to win the 2016-17 Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) Championship crown.
 
The 2017 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler course is similar to courses from years past, taking participants on a scenic tour of four of Pittsburgh's more unique neighborhoods and across three of its golden bridges. The race will:
  • Start on West Carson Street near Station Square
  • Continue through the West End, North Side, Strip District and Downtown
  • Finish Downtown in front of EQT Plaza, on the corner of 7th Street and Liberty Avenue
Road closures for the event will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, with a rolling opening as runners pass through each of the four neighborhoods. In addition to these closures, cars will not be able to park on roads along the race route starting at 4:00 a.m. that morning.
 
Residents and businesses located on or near the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of the road closures schedule and alternate access routes. The course map for the 2017 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler can be found at www.Pittsburgh10Miler.org/Course
 
For more information about the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, visit: www.Pittsburgh10Miler.org.
 
About the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler
Launched in 2013 by P3R, the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler has become Pittsburgh’s premier fall road race, hosting more than 5,000 runners annually. The 2016 event opened the 2016-17 PRRO Circuit, a series that showcases world class competition at four prestigious U.S. road race events shorter than the marathon distance, and the 2017 event will host the PRRO Championship race. Read more at: www.Pittsburgh10Miler.org
 
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About Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R)
P3R is a nonprofit organization that is passionate about promoting the love of running and enhancing community access to health & fitness education and activities. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, we also run a variety of other high-quality races, events and health & fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. The only criterion for participation is a desire to be happy, healthy and active! Read more at: www.P3R.org
 
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