Race Day 

north shore riverfront trail -- pittsburgh, pa

2017 will mark the 4th annual running of the PHenomenal Hope 5k Run / Walk to find a cure for Pulmonary Hypertension.

The race will be chip-timed by Miles of Smiles again this year, and the course route is USATF certified. Discounted online registration closes at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, March 29th. Race morning registrations will be at a higher price.

In an effort to keep costs down, t-shirts will not be included in the price of registration. Both adult and child sizes may be pre-ordered as part of the registration process through Thursday, March 16th. A limited supply of additional t-shirts will be available for purchase on race day. 

Cash, check, and credit cards will be accepted for race day registrations, Chinese auction tickets, and for the bake sale.

race course map.jpg

The race start / finish will be at the Heinz Field Boat Launch. The flat course will follow the North Shore Riverfront Trail in Pittsburgh, PA.

Total climb: 59 ft (18m)

Total elevation change: 117 ft (36 m)

2017 Schedule

8:30 am   Registration & Check-in

9:15        Event Kick-off

9:30        Kids 1/2 Mile Race

10:00      5k Race / 1 Mile Walk Start

11:15      Award Ceremony

5k Awards

1st, 2nd & 3rd place male runners

1st, 2nd & 3rd place female runners

1st, 2nd & 3rd place male/female by age categories

  • 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & above

Kids 1/2 Mile Awards

1st, 2nd, 3rd place male/female children by age categories

  • 3-4 year old, 5-6 year old, 7-8 year old, 9-10 year old, 11-12 year old
  • Sorry - adults can't medal in the 1/2 mile event!

We have secured discounted $3 parking in Gold Lot #1 (see red arrow on map below). The race start/finish will take place at the Heinz Field Boat Launch (see yellow check mark on map below). Contact Julia for info regarding handicapped parking.

 For navigation - use 100 Art Rooney Avenue - Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Walk toward Heinz Field and the river. You'll find us where the two meet!