Stallworth to chair Gatorade/Steelers 5K


PITTSBURGH — Steelers Hall of Fame wide receiver John Stallworth will chair the 21st Annual Gatorade/Steelers 5K Race, Fitness Walk and Kids' Kickoff Run on Sunday, August 30, at 9 a.m. at Heinz Field.

Online registration, presented by Reebok, is available by visiting Paper applications will be available in mid-July by calling (412) 697-7713 or by emailing

The race, which benefits the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund, is a competitive event sanctioned by USA Track and Field with a 3.1-mile level course on the North Side highlighted by a spectacular finish on the warning track in Heinz Field. 

Gatorade is the title sponsor of the race. Major sponsors include Giant Eagle, Reebok, KDKA-TV, WDVE-FM, Fox Sports Radio 970, Dean Dairy and UPMC St. Margaret. 

The Art Rooney Scholarship Fund was established in memory of the late founder of the Steelers who died in August of 1988 after living most of his life on the North Side. A $12,000 scholarship in Art Rooney's name is presented annually to a graduating senior from each of the three high schools on the North Side — Oliver, Perry and North Catholic.

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