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PIRATES HOME RUN 5K 10K

UPDATE - March 18, 2020

Due to the unprecedented situation across the country regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pirates Charities is following the recommendation of the CDC and Major League Baseball regarding gatherings of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks; as such, we have made the decision to cancel this event set for April 25, 2020.

If you already signed up for the 5K 10K, registrants will receive a full refund on the original method of payment. Please allow up to two weeks for your refund to process.

Please feel free to reach out to [email protected] with any questions. We appreciate your understanding as we navigate this unprecedented situation.

Race Day Info

TIMELINE

  • 5:00 a.m. - Complimentary parking lots open on the North Shore, courtesy Alco Parking
  • 6:00 a.m. - Runner check-in begins
  • 7:00 a.m. - Complimentary parking lots CLOSE on the North Shore
  • 7:30 a.m. - 5K/10K begins
  • 9:20 a.m. - Course closes

COURSE MAP

Please check back for course information.

PARKING AND DIRECTIONS

Complimentary parking will be available, courtesy of Alco Parking, for all participants in Alco's Gold Lots 1 and 2, and Red Lot 6 beginning at 5:00 a.m. As street access will close at 7:00 a.m., please plan to arrive prior to 7:00 a.m. in order to guarantee a complimentary parking spot. If you arrive after 7:00 a.m., we recommend parking in one of the downtown Pittsburgh parking garages. You can get to the race area by walking across the Clemente Bridge.

NORTH SHORE PARKING WILL ONLY BE ACCESSIBLE BEFORE 7:00 AM

FROM NORTH (USING RT. 279)

  • Take Rt. 279-Southbound
  • Take "North Shore" Exit 1B
  • Turn right on to Reedsdale Street
Parking Options:
  • Access to W. General Robinson Garage off of Reedsdale Street
  • Turn Right on Scotland Ave. for Red Lots
  • Turn Left on Tony Dorsett Drive and/or Right on W. General Robinson St. for Gold Lots

FROM NORTH EAST (USING RT. 28)

  • Take Rt. 28-Southbound
  • Take "North Shore" Exit
  • Continue straight on to Reedsdale Street
Parking Options
  • Turn Left on Federal St. and then Right on W. General Robinson St. for Red Lot 6
  • Continue on to Reedsdale St. to access W. General Robinson Garage
  • Turn Right on Scotland Ave. for Red Lots
  • Turn Left on Tony Dorsett Drive and/or Right on W. General Robinson St. for Gold Lots

FROM NORTH WEST (USING RT. 65)

  • Take Rt. 65-Southbound
  • Take "North Shore" Exit
  • Turn Right on Casino Dr.
  • Turn Right on to North Shore Dr. around Heinz Field.
Parking Options
  • Turn Left on Art Rooney Drive and then make a Right onto W. General Robinson Street to access Gold lots 1 & 2.

FROM SOUTH AND FROM WEST (USING 376)

  • Take Rt. 376-Eastbound through Fort Pitt Tunnel
  • Proceed across Fort Pitt Bridge
  • Follow Signs for North Shore and get on Fort Duquesne Bridge
  • Proceed across Fort Duquesne Bridge
  • Take "North Shore" Exit 1B
  • Turn Left on Allegheny Ave.
  • Continue on to North Shore Dr. around Heinz Field.
Parking Options
  • Continue on North Shore Drive to access Gold Lot 2
  • Turn Left on Art Rooney Drive and then make a Right onto W. General Robinson Street to access Gold lots 1 & 2.

FROM EAST (USING 376)

  • Take Rt. 376-Westbound
  • Take "Ft. Duquesne Bridge/North Shore" Exit 70C
  • Proceed across Fort Duquesne Bridge
  • Take "North Shore" Exit 1B
  • Turn Left on Allegheny Ave.
  • Continue on to North Shore Dr. around Heinz Field.
Parking Options
  • Continue on North Shore Drive to access Gold Lot 2
  • Turn Left on Art Rooney Drive and then make a Right onto W. General Robinson Street to access Gold lots 1 & 2.
ALTERNATIVE PARKING OPTIONS AFTER 7:00 AM

PARK DOWNTOWN AND WALK OR TAKE THE T

Ft. Duquesne/6th Garage
  • Intersection of Ft. Duquesne Blvd. & 6th St.
  • Can walk across Clemente Bridge to get to PNC Park.
Penn/6th Garage
  • Intersection of Penn Ave. & 6th St.
  • Can walk across Clemente Bridge to get to PNC Park
  • Or could walk to Gateway T Station at Liberty Ave. & Stanwix St., take T for free to North Shore Station
Theatre Square Garage
  • 7th St. between Ft. Duquesne Blvd. & Penn Ave.
  • Can walk across Clemente Bridge to get to PNC Park
  • Or could walk to Wood St. T-Station at Wood St. & 6th Ave., take T for free to North Shore Station
First Ave. Garage
  • First Ave. & Ross St.
  • Take T for free to North Shore Station

PARK IN STATION SQUARE AND TAKE THE T

Station Square Garage
  • W. Carson St. & Commerce Dr.
  • Walk down to E. Carson St. & Smithfield St. and take T for a fare to North Shore Station

TIMING SERVICES

Timing services for the Pittsburgh Pirates Home Run 5K/10K are being provided by The Runner's High of Grove City, PA. Bibs with embedded chips will be assigned upon registration.

POST-RACE PARTY

All participants are invited to the post-race party that will be held on Federal Street immediately following the conclusion of the race. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided!

WINNER NOTIFICATION

Race results will be printed and posted on Federal Street post-race, and online at pirates.com/homerun by 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. Top finishers in each age group will be contacted via telephone/email with instructions regarding details for the pregame recognition ceremony.

VOLUNTEERS

If you are interested in volunteering to help on race day, please email [email protected].