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Pirates Charities 5K Home Run - Presented by Highmark and Allegheny Health Network

Registration Options:
5K Run
  • All 5K runners will be electronically timed.
  • Chips will be assigned at packet pick-up on race morning.
  • Staggered start times will be assigned.
  • Runners will receive a commemorative tech T-shirt and a ticket voucher good for a complimentary ticket to any one Pirates home game at PNC Park between April 19-24.
5K Walk
  • Participants are welcome to walk the 5K route.
  • Timing will not be available for walkers.
  • Walkers will receive a commemorative tech T-shirt and a ticket voucher good for a complimentary ticket to any one Pirates home game at PNC Park between April 19-24.
Team Challenge
  • Team of four people each running the 5K
  • The four 5K times are averaged together for a team time.
  • Men/Women/Coed (2 men, 2 women) teams
  • Team challenge participants will receive a commemorative tech T-shirt and a ticket voucher good for a complimentary ticket to any one Pirates home game at PNC Park between April 19-24.
Chick-fil-A® One Mile Family Fun Run*
  • Families of all sizes are encouraged to join in the fun with a one mile course.
  • Chick-fil-A® One Mile Family Fun Run participants will receive a commemorative tech T-shirt and a ticket voucher good for a complimentary ticket to any one Pirates home game at PNC Park between April 19-24.

*All runners under 18 will need a parent/guardian to read and approve the electronic waiver of liability upon registration.

Race Packets:

Participants can pick up race packets on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. or in advance at the Pirates Cap Company on Mazeroski Way near PNC Park (please see dates and times below). Registration will take place outside PNC Park on Federal Street.

Advance Packet and/or Tech T-shirt Pick-up Dates and Times at the Pirates Cap Company, Mazeroski Way:
  • April 12th and 13th: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • April 16th and 17th: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • April 18th: 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

(Please note: The Pirates are playing the Brewers on April 17th and 18th at PNC Park at 7:05 p.m.)

Route:
Map
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!

Start/Finish Line:

The 5K and Chick-fil-A® One Mile Family Fun Run will both start on Federal Street and finish on the field at PNC Park.

Tech T-shirts/Pirates' Game Tickets/Prizes:

All 5K and Chick-fil-A® One Mile Family Fun Run participants will receive a commemorative tech t-shirt and a ticket voucher good for a complimentary ticket to any one Pirates home game at PNC Park between April 19-24.

Top Finisher Recognition:
  • The top male and top female 5K runners in each age group will be recognized on the field at the Pirates/Brewers game on Saturday, April 19 during a special pregame ceremony. Age groups are: under 15, 16-19, and 10 year age groups from 20-70+.
  • The top Team Challenge group in each category will be recognized on the field at the Pirates/Brewers game on Saturday, April 19 during a special pregame ceremony. Team Challenge categories are male, female and coed (2 men, 2 women).
  • #1 Pirates Fan - The participant with the most festive Pirates attire will win a customized jersey and two complimentary tickets to the Pirates/Brewers game on Saturday, April 19 (7:05 p.m. start).
Winner Notification:

Race results will be printed and posted by 10:00 a.m. and online at pirates.com/5KHOMERUN by 11:00 a.m. Individuals that will be recognized on the field will be contacted via telephone/e-mail with instructions for that evening's pregame ceremony. Please make sure to include a telephone number where you can be reached soon after the conclusion of the race in your registration form.

Timing Services:

Timing services for the Pittsburgh Pirates 5K Home Run are being provided by The Runner's High of Grove City, PA. Chips will be assigned at packet pick-up or on race morning at the Registration area (Federal Street).

Parking:

Complimentary parking will be available, courtesy of Alco Parking, for all participants in Lot 6. Lot 6 is located on General Robinson Street, directly across the street from PNC Park.

Volunteers:

If you are interested in volunteering to help on race day, please e-mail jackie.hunter@pirates.com.

Cancelling a Registration:

Please e-mail jackie.hunter@pirates.com if you have registered and cannot participate in the race. Your registration fee is non-refundable.

Proceeds Benefit Pirates Charities

The Pittsburgh Pirates 5K Home Run benefits Pirates Charities, the official philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pirates Charities is committed to strengthening the community by supporting organizations and programs aimed at improving the lives of children and adults in the greater Pittsburgh region. Pirates Charities places a special emphasis on supporting youth programs focused on health, fitness, and education by developing partnerships with those who share in our mission.

If you have questions, please call the Pirates Charities hotline at 412.325.4720.