Course Details


This isn't just another fall race. This is the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.

2019 COURSE

During the race, you'll tour some of Pittsburgh's most unique neighborhoods and finish in the heart of Downtown. Plus, you'll get to experience the best parts of Pittsburgh. Click here to view the map.
 

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If you haven't heard, this year's race is going to be the MOST Pittsburgh race ever!

Check out the Pittsburgh-themed miles below:

Mile 1

Theme: Military

Kick off the race with the Military Mile, celebrating our servicemen and servicewomen. You will take the start line at Station Square then make your way through West Carson Street.

 

Mile 2

Theme: City of Bridges

Pittsburgh is the City of Bridges, and you will get to run some of the most famous ones — starting with the West End Bridge on the City of Bridges Mile. As you head out of Southside, snap a pic with the Pittsburgh Flag!

 

Mile 3

Theme: Mr. Rogers

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood with the Mr. Rogers Mile! Celebrate Pittsburgh’s own favorite neighbor and rehydrate at the water stop with volunteers wearing Mr. Rogers’ trademark red cardigan. Maybe even stop for a brief break and pic on a trolley!

 

Mile 4

Theme: City of Champions

The City of Champions Mile will take you past Heinz Field and PNC Park along the North Shore, where you can run to the beat of the Steeline Drumline, wave your Pittsburgh towels, and maybe even snag a high five from two-time Super Bowl Champion Chris Hoke.

 

Mile 5

Theme: Pickle

Calling all Pickle lovers for the Pickle Mile! This leg of the race on the North Side features an on-course pickle giveaway, shots of pickle juice, and pickle pins to satisfy all your pickle cravings.

 

Mile 6

Theme: Pittsburgh Cookie Table

Carry on the Pittsburgh wedding tradition with the Cookie Table Mile. Grab some cookies from our cookie table station to carb up for the last four miles!

 

Mile 7

Theme: Pittsburghese

On the Pittsburghese Mile, yinz will run past signs featuring the very best of Pittsburgh’s own language and hear the legendary Pittsburgh Dad tell you what a GREAT job you’re doing.

 

Mile 8

Theme: Strip District

Only a few more miles to go! Pass through the Strip District Mile and experience the historic area known for its food and shopping.

 

Mile 9

Theme: Pierogies

A Pittsburgh favorite is on the menu for the Pierogi Mile! Pick up some pierogies to get your last carbs in as you head downtown toward the finish .

 

Mile 10

Theme: Parking Chairs

Check out our parking chair display in the home stretch on the Parking Chair Mile. Pull Up a Chair with VisitPittsburgh, and take a well-deserved break after crossing the finish line in Downtown Pittsburgh.

 

After Party

Celebrate your race at Wigle’s Distillery in the Strip District from 10 AM – 1 PM. All (21+ with valid photo ID)  EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler runners with a race bib receive a special bourbon spiked Turner’s Iced Tea — make sure you RSVP to their event to get in!

Fluid Stops & Aid Stations

All fluid stations will have Nuun Hydration followed by water. 

Fluid locations: Miles 2.3, 4.4, 6.2 and 7.9
Medical aid stations: Located at miles 2.8, 5, 7.4 and 8.5


COURSE TIME LIMITS

City streets, police officers and support are contracted for specific times and cannot be extended. All participants must adhere to a 15:00 minute/mile pace. If you cannot adhere to the scheduled pace, you will be asked to move to a sidewalk so traffic can resume. If you choose to continue after the course has reopened to traffic, there will be no medical support, fluid stations or course marshals at intersections, and the course will no longer be marked. Participants after that time will not be guaranteed a time or medal.