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Set your #66KGOALS and join us for the 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark on Sunday, October 15, 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 2023-24 Penguins season – Let’s Go Pens!
Included with registration:
FULL RACE DAY INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON OUR FAQ PAGE
**If you registered for an in-person event and do not attend, we will not mail your race packet! You can transfer to the virtual event using your RunSignUp account through October 14.
Race Start Time:
The 6.6K will start promptly at 8:00 AM; 3.3K walkers will line up behind runners and follow accordingly.
The 2023 Course Maps will be announced soon!
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.
Participants can transfer between events, including between in-person and virtual, for a fee of $10.00 (plus the difference in event cost) through Saturday, October 14. If you registered for an in-person event and do not attend, we will not mail your race packet!
Pre-Race Packet Pickup Times/Location:
Pre-Race Packet Pickup information will be announced soon!
Can’t make it to Pittsburgh on October 15? Join the Virtual 6.6K and register to run your Virtual 6.6K anytime between your registration date and October 15. Please make sure to upload your virtual race time by October 15 by following the 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 23. Shirt, medal and any earned fundraising prizes will be mailed together.
Please follow the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation social media accounts for promotions and additional information!
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 6.6K hat created specifically for Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K fundraisers.
Fundraisers who raise additional funds will be eligible for the following prizes (in addition to the hat listed above):
Raise $500 to receive: Custom 6.6K Puck autographed by Mario Lemieux!
Raise $1,500 to receive: Autographed Pittsburgh Penguins jersey from one of the following Penguins: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Jake Guentzel, Bryan Rust, Tristan Jarry, Marcus Pettersson, Rickard Rakell 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 15, will each receive two club level tickets to an agreed upon Pittsburgh Penguins home game during the 2023-24 NHL season.
Fundraisers can continue to raise funds through October 22 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 fundraising commitment.
Prizes earned through October 1 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 email@example.com.
Returning for 2023! Want to get a custom 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!
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