Gatorade/Steelers 5K Race set for Labor Day

PITTSBURGH - The 28th Annual Gatorade/Steelers 5K Race, Fitness Walk and Kids' Kickoff Run will take place on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, at 7:30 a.m. at Heinz Field. Please note the start time was moved back to accommodate other events happening on the North Shore that day.

Former Steelers All-Pro guard Alan Faneca will chair the annual Gatorade/Steelers 5K Race. Faneca served as a volunteer coach during the Steelers' OTAs, mini-camp and training camp in 2016. As a Steeler, Faneca was named to the Pro Bowl seven times, and he was named First-Team All-Pro six times. The race benefits the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund.

The race will cap off a special Labor Day weekend that will feature the Miller Lite Kickoff and Rib Festival, which runs September 1 through September 5. Admission is free and the event will feature concerts, national rib vendors, games and much more.

Below is the schedule of events:

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, September 1

  • Thunderstruck(7:30 p.m.)
  • Strutter(9 p.m.)

Friday, September 2

  • Gene the Werewolf(7:30 p.m.)
  • The Clarks(9 p.m.)

Saturday, September 3

  • Pitt vs. Villanova (1:30 p.m.) (Game ticket required)
  • Chris Janson(9 p.m.)

Sunday, September 4

  • Travis Tritt(9 p.m.)

Monday, September 5

  • Gatorade/Steelers 5K(7:30 a.m.)

For the most up to date information on the Gatorade/Steelers 5K.

For more information on the Miller Light Kickoff and Rib Festival.

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