Races & Runs

Steelers Run and Walk

Kick off the 2021 season with the Steelers Run and Walk presented by Gatorade! All proceeds will benefit the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund and Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research. Run Together as Steelers Nation this Labor Day Weekend and show your Steelers Pride from all around the world!

  • All participants will receive a short-sleeve performance t-shirt, finisher medal and a goody bag
  • The timing device is attached to the race bib (applies to in-person 5K participants only)
  • Participants may pick up packets for family and friends
  • Virtual participants must register by 8/24/2021 to anticipate their performance t-shirt, finisher medal, and goody bag for race day. 

*Times, dates and location may change due to CDC and State Regulations*

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Steelers Run and Walk

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Distance: 5K 

Course: North Shore

Kids Fun Run

Start Time: 9:30 a.m.

Age: 9 and under

Distance: Across the Field


Where do I pick up my packet?

Packet pickup will be Friday, September 3, 2021, from 12 pm - 7 pm at Gate B at Heinz Field. There will be free parking in the Ridge Avenue Lot. People are also encouraged to take the T to either the North Side or Allegheny Stations. 

Due to Ribfest Art Rooney Avenue will be closed. 

On race day, Sunday, September 5, 2021, packet pickup begins at 6 am at Gate B at Heinz Field.

Where can I park for race day?

There is free parking on race day in Gold Lots 1, 2 and the Gold 1 garage, courtesy of ALCO Parking – SUNDAY ONLY.

What do participants receive?

All participants will receive a short-sleeve performance t-shirt, goody bag, and medal. 

Can virtual participants win race day awards?

Overall and age group awards/prizes are only eligible to in-person/officially timed participants. Virtual participants are not eligible for any timed awards or prizes.

Can I participate outside of the U.S.?

Yes! With a virtual option, Steelers Nation can participate from wherever their Terrible Towel is waved! International participants will have an additional $10 charge for shipping. 

As a virtual participant, how do I get my gear? 

Your race shirt, medal, and goody bag will be mailed to you. 

How do I win prizes?

When you register, you will automatically be entered to win weekly prizes! Refer friends to join you for extra entries into the weekly prizes! 

Are strollers permitted on the course?

Baby joggers, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, strollers, roller skates and roller blades are NOT permitted on the course.

Do I need to wear a mask? 

All participants are strongly encouraged to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, while not actively eating or drinking. Masks are required while using the restrooms and inside the Steelers Pro Shop. *participants are not required to wear masks while running. 

Event staff will be masked at all times. 

Will concessions be open?

Fruit and granola bars will be provided post-race but there will be no additional food for sale. Rib Fest will be open after the race.

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