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Gatorade-Steelers 5K

Online registration is now CLOSED. You may still register in person on Friday, Aug. 29 at packet pickup from Noon until 8 p.m. at Gate C at Heinz Field, or on race day beginning at 7 a.m. in the FedEx Great Hall at Heinz Field. Please arrive early.

We recommend all participants ARRIVE EARLY on race day and plan to take the "T" to the Allegheny or North Side station, as parking is expected to fill up quickly.

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the Gatorade/Steelers 5K Race, Fitness Walk and Kids' Kickoff Run. The race is the major fundraiser for the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund and features a 3.1-mile level course on the North Shore highlighted by a spectacular finish inside Heinz Field.


The race begins at 9 a.m. and is chaired by Steelers Super Bowl IX teammates Larry Brown, Marv Kellum, J.T. Thomas and Mike Wagner.


Course Map


Prizes are awarded in age groups ranging from 11 and under to 75 and over. The top male and female in overall competition each win a trip to the Steelers-Browns game in Cleveland on Sunday, October 12, 2014. All participants are eligible to win great prizes including tickets to Steelers home games.


Packet Pickup
Packet pick up for preregistered participants is on Friday, Aug. 29 from Noon to 8:00 p.m. at Gate C at Heinz Field. Free parking is available in the Ridge Avenue lot just down the road from the Taco Bell. There will be directional signage. You can also take the T from downtown to the Allegheny Station and just walk across the street. You can also pick up your packet Monday morning beginning at 7 a.m. in the FedEx Great Hall at Heinz Field. Participants are advised to arrive early due to anticipated heavy traffic on race day.


All Clear Bag Policy
The All Clear Heinz Field Bag Policy will be in place on race day. The following bags ARE permitted into Heinz Field and will be subject to screening at the entrance.

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12."
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • Logo on bag cannot exceed 4.5" tall by 3.4" wide.
  • Small clutch purses, approximately the size of a hand, or 4.5" x 6.5" with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of the clear bag options.
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at each gate.
  • Diapers and wipes can be carried in a clear bag; however diaper bags are not permitted.
  • Each member of a family, including children, will be able to carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse.

The following bags ARE NOTpermitted into Heinz Field:

  • Backpacks
  • Binocular or camera cases
  • Tinted or printed plastic bags
  • Fanny packs
  • Seat Cushions
  • Diaper bags
  • Purses larger than 4.5" x 6.5"
  • Cinch bags
  • Mesh bags

Kids' Kickoff Run
The Kids' Kickoff Run begins at approximately 10 a.m.; however participants must arrive by 8 a.m. because the roads will be closed from approximately 8:30 until 10 a.m.


Gatorade is the title sponsor of the race. Major sponsors include Giant Eagle, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Nike, KDKA-TV 2, WDVE-FM, ESPN Radio 970 and UPMC Centers for Rehab Services.


About the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund
The Art Rooney Scholarship Fund was established in 1990 in memory of Steelers founder, Arthur J. Rooney Sr. In partnership with the Pittsburgh Promise, the fund annually provides college scholarships for three graduating seniors at high schools located on Pittsburgh's North Side, where Art Rooney lived most of his life.


For more information, call 412-697-7713 or email 5K@steelers.nfl.com. For more information regarding the bag policy, visit steelers.com/allclear.