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Run, Pittsburgh, Run!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—the fall road race season!

Running is a great, low-cost way to stay in shape. All you need is a comfortable pair of running shoes, and you are good to go.

What I love about road races, besides the challenge, excitement, and (usually) free t-shirt, is that my entry fee goes to support a worthy cause.

Run Around the Square – 1.5 mile fun run/walk and 5k run
August 27
Run through Regent Square and Frick Park’s cross-country trails. This is one of Western Pennsylvania’s largest 5k races!

Great Race – 10k run, 5k run, and 5k walk
September 25
Portions of the proceeds are donated to the Richard S. Caliguiri Amyloidosis Fund in honor of race founder and late mayor of Pittsburgh, Richard S. Caliguiri.

Run Shadyside – 5K run and 1 mile fitness walk
October 1, 2011
Benefits Boys and Girls Club of Shadyside.

ZooZilla 5k Run/Walk
October 2, 2011
Proceeds benefit one of my favorite Pittsburgh institutions: the Zoo!

For more road races check out the road race calendars from the Post-Gazette or Run High websites.

CLP’s running resource page is a great place to start if you want to know more about running in Pittsburgh.

Need to train for an upcoming race? Check out what we have in our collection to help you.

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