2020 Pittsburgh Penguins Virtual 6.6K presented by Highmark

July 15 - August 31, 2020 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 US
FAQ

 

How long is registration open?

Registration has been extended!  Registration is open from July 15-August 31. You can register and run/walk your virtual 6.6K any time through August 31.

 

Is there an official race day?

No, there is no official "race day."  You can run/walk your virtual 6.6K any time through August 31.  Please just make sure to submit your virtual race time by August 31.  You must submit your time in order to receive the race packet with the race shirt and medal.

 

What is included with registration?

- Custom 6.6K short-sleeve tech shirt (mens, womens & youth available)

- Custom 6.6K finishing medal

- 6.6K raffle ticket - participants are entered to win great Penguins prizes and signed memorabilia in the Pittsburgh Penguins Virtual 6.6K Raffle presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union.  Winners will be selected and announced after registration closes.

- Printable 6.6K race bib

- Special offers from 6.6K event sponsors

 

When will I receive my shirt and medal?

For participants who registered by August 15, race packets will be mailed during the week of September 14.  All other race packets will be mailed the first week in October.  Shirt, medal and any earned fundraising prizes will be mailed together if possible.

 

Do you ship to Canada or other countries outside the US?

Yes, we will ship to countries outside the US.  However, international shipping will be an additional charge.  You will receive an invoice through PayPal.

 

Is there an opportunity to fundraise during the Virtual 6.6K?

Yes, you can sign up to be a Virtual 6.6K Fundraiser during the registration process.  You can win great prizes while raising funds for the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

 

Can I walk the Virtual 6.6K?

Yes, you can walk the Virtual 6.6K; just submit your time when you are finished.

 

How do I download my Virtual Race Bib?

You can download your custom virtual race bib by logging into your RunSignUp account and clicking on the Upcoming Events tab.

 

Are there overall and age division prizes?

No, there are not overall and age division prizes this year.  All times are submitted on the honor system.

 

What is the Bench to 6.6K Training Program?

New this year, the event will feature a Bench to 6.6K program brought to you by Highmark Health.  Each week throughout the race period, a training schedule will be posted and participants will work their way up to running a full 6.6K!  More details here.

 

Can I do the Virtual 6.6K on a treadmill or elliptical?

Yes, just send in your time after you have completed the mileage. 

 

How do I submit my time?

You can clock your time any way you want - watch, app or even your treadmill.  You should then submit your race time manually on RunSignUp by clicking the Results tab on the main Virtual 6.6K registration page or from your RunSignup profile.

 

Will there be an in-person Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk at PPG Paints Arena in 2020?

No, this virtual event will be the 6.6K event for 2020.  We plan to resume our in-person 6.6K event in the fall of 2021.

 

How can you make your Virtual 6.6K more fun? 

1. Take pictures of your Virtual 6.6K and share on social media using #Pens66K

2. Wear your favorite 6.6K shirt from previous years or your best Pens gear

3. Join the Virtual 6.6K Club on Strava - post a picture, clock your time, add your race route, share a playlist or just encourage others!

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