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.
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 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 Saturday morning beginning at 7 a.m.
All Clear Bag Policy
The All Clear Heinz Field Bag Policy will be in effect on race day. Please click here for more information.
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.
Nike is the Official Outfitter of the race. Additional event partners include KDKA-TV 2, WDVE-FM, and ESPN Radio 970.
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.