Gatorade Steelers 2012 Race/Walk
|Sunday, September 02, 2012
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Event Organizer Website
|$15 - Run/Walk
$10 - Kids' Kickoff Run
The Race is highlighted by a spectacular finish on the Heinz Field warning track.
Gatorade is the title sponsor of the race. Associate sponsors include Giant Eagle, Dean Dairy, Dick's Sporting Goods, KDKA-TV 2, WDVE-FM, Fox Sports Radio 970 and UPMC St. Margaret Sports Medicine.
Proceeds from the race go to the Art Rooney Scholarship Fund, which 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. Each year a $12,000.00 scholarship in Art Rooney’s name is presented to a graduating senior from each of the three high schools on the North Side -- Oliver, Perry and North Catholic.
Nose Tackle Division
The Nose Tackle Division is for men 200 pounds and over. If you are competing in this division, you will need to be weighed the morning of the race.
Run/Walk starts at 9am
Kid's Kickoff run starts at 10am
Gatorade/Steelers 5K Corporate Team Competition
Team registration is available by calling 412-697-7713 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The corporate team competition is open to teams with three to five members. Team members must be employed by the company at least 15 hours/week and no more than one spouse of an employee may participate on the team. Prizes are awarded in three divisions – small company (up to 99 employees); medium (100-999 employees); and large (1000 or more employees).
Kid's Kickoff Run
The Kids’ Kickoff Run is a non-competitive 40-yard dash for kids ages 9 and under on the field in the south endzone.