Sunday, October 9, 2022 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 US
Events

6.6K Run

$40 Price increases after August 14, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

3.3K Walk- Individual

$28 Price increases after August 14, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

3.3K Walk - Family (Group of Four)

$95 Price increases after August 14, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 6.6K Run or Walk

$40 Price increases after August 14, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

The Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark is 10 Years and Running!  Help us celebrate 10 years on Sunday, October 9, at PPG Paints Arena.  We are happy to offer in-person events including the 6.6K Run and 3.3K Family Walk, as well as a Virtual 6.6K.  All proceeds benefit the cancer research and patient care initiatives of the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the youth initiatives of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

Please join us to run the streets of Pittsburgh and kick off the 2022-23 Penguins season – Let’s Go Pens!

 

Included with registration:

  • Custom 10-Year 6.6K short-sleeve tech shirt (mens, womens & youth sizes available)
  • Custom 10-Year 6.6K finishing medal
  • Raffle ticket - participants are entered to win great Penguins prizes and signed memorabilia in the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Raffle.  Winners will be selected virtually, and prizes will be mailed after the event.
  • Special Penguins Ticket offer for 6.6K participants!  Information will be sent to registered participants when tickets go on sale in August.

Race Start Time:

The 6.6K will start promptly at 8:00 AM; 3.3K walkers will line up behind runners and follow accordingly.

Course Map:

The course will remain similar to the 2021 event.  The course map will be released in the upcoming weeks. 

6.6K Raffle:

All participants in the 6.6K Run, 3.3K Walk and 6.6K Virtual Event are eligible for raffle prizes and will automatically be entered to win.  Winning bib numbers will be selected at random. Prizes will be mailed to winners. 

Age Group Prizes:

Age group awards will be mailed to winners. Virtual participants are not eligible for age category awards.

Race Transfers:

Participants can transfer between events, including between in-person and virtual, for a fee of $5.00 (plus the difference in event cost) through September 25. After September 25, your race registration cannot be changed.

Packet Pickup Times/Location:

Packet Pick up times and locations will be announced soon!

COVID 19 Protocols:

The Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk will abide by all CDC, state and local guidelines. 6.6K policies may change as CDC, state and local guidelines are updated.

 


Run the 6.6K Virtually Through October 9:

Can’t make it to Pittsburgh on October 9? Join the Virtual 6.6K and register and run your Virtual 6.6K anytime between your registration date and October 9.  Please make sure to upload your virtual race time by October 9 by following instructions in your confirmation email. You must submit your time in order to receive the race shirt and medal.  Virtual Race packets will be mailed the week of October 17.  Shirt, medal and any earned fundraising prizes will be mailed together.

 

Bench to 6.6K Training Program:

The event features a Bench to 6.6K program brought to you by Highmark Health.  Starting in August, we will provide a training schedule and participants will work their way up to running a full 6.6K!  More details announced when the program starts in August!

Please follow the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation social media accounts for promotions and additional information!

Race Shirt and Medal

Become A Fundraiser

Participants are encouraged to become a 6.6K Fundraiser!  Receive unique Penguins prizes and raise funds for the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.  To become a fundraiser, register for the race and select "Become A Fundraiser" during the registration process. 

 

Fundraisers who raise a minimum of $166 will receive a custom 10 Years and Running 6.6K commemorative water bottle created specifically for Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K fundraisers.  

 

 

Fundraisers who raise additional funds will be eligible for the following prizes (in addition to the water bottle listed above):

  • Raise $500 to receive: Personalized Pittsburgh Penguins hoodie.  Custom design allows fundraisers to choose a name and number for the back!
  • Raise $1,500 to receive:
    • First 40 Fundraisers to hit this level receive - Stick Blade used by Sidney Crosby on gamedays and/or in practice. Blade comes with a COA and custom Sidney Crosby stick blade stand.
    • All additional Fundraisers (after the first 40) to receive - Autographed Pittsburgh Penguins jersey from one of the following Penguins:  Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang, Bryan Rust, Tristan Jarry or Mario Lemieux (jerseys are randomly selected.)

The Top 3 Overall Fundraisers, based on fundraising totals on RunSignUp at 8:00 AM EST on Sunday, October 9, will each receive two club level tickets to an agreed upon Pittsburgh Penguins home game during the 2022-23 NHL season.  

Fundraisers can continue to raise funds through October 16 to win prizes.

By becoming a fundraiser, you have committed to raising a minimum of $166.  Please note the cost of race registration does not count toward your your fundraising commitment.

Prizes earned through September 9 will be available for pickup with race packets at pre-race packet pickups or race day.  All other prizes will be shipped after the race.

Please direct all fundraising questions to the Mario Lemieux Foundation Office at dparish@mlf66.org.

Pet Walk presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union

Returning for 2022!  Want to get a Penguins medal for your pet?  Register your four-legged friend for the Pet Walk presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union as part of the 3.3K in-person and 6.6K Virtual events!   Select the Pet Walk add-on option during the registration process to register your pet, and the pet will receive a commemorative 6.6K medal for their collars.  Dogs are not permitted to participate in the in-person 6.6K. Visit the FAQs for more information.  

Pet Medal design will be released soon - follow the Lemieux Foundation and Pens Foundation social media accounts for the announcement!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://mariolemieux.org/our-events/pittsburgh-penguins-66k/.

Volunteer for the 6.6K!

Can't participate in the run or walk, but want to volunteer?  Register here:

Volunteer for the 6.6K

 

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