Sunday, October 3, 2021 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 US
Events

6.6K Run

$45 Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

3.3K Walk- Individual

$35 Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

3.3K Walk - Family (Group of Four)

$125 Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 6.6K Run or Walk

$45 Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

Back to the Burgh!  Back Together! 

The Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark is back to an in-person event this fall on Sunday, October 3, 2021!  Join us at PPG Paints Arena to run or walk our beautiful city streets and support two great causes; the Mario Lemieux Foundation and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

Click Here for important COVID-19 updates for the in-person event on October 3.  Yes, we are still having the in-person event! 

Included with registration:

  • Custom 6.6K short-sleeve tech shirt (mens, womens & youth sizes available)
  • Custom 6.6K finishing medal
  • Raffle ticket - participants are entered to win great Penguins prizes and signed memorabilia in the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Raffle.  Winners will be selected virtually and prizes will be mailed after the event.
  • Exclusive discounted ticket offer for Penguins vs. Stars on October 19 at PPG Paints Arena (ticket link in confirmation email)


Run the 6.6K Virtually Through October 3:

We do offer a virtual 6.6K option!  There is no official "race day" for virtual participants.  Register and run your Virtual 6.6K anytime between your registration date and October 3.  Please make sure to upload your virtual race time by October 3 by following instructions in your confirmation email. You must submit your time in order to receive the race shirt and medal.  Virtual Race packets will be mailed the week of October 11.  Shirt, medal and any earned fundraising prizes will be mailed together.

Bench to 6.6K Training Program:

The event features a Bench to 6.6K program brought to you by Highmark Health.  Starting in August, we will provide a training schedule and participants will work their way up to running a full 6.6K!  More details announced when the program starts in August!

Please follow the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation social media accounts for promotions and additional information!

Race Shirt and Medal

Become A Fundraiser

Participants are encouraged to become a 6.6K Fundraiser!  Receive unique Penguins prizes and raise funds for the Mario Lemieux Foundation and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.  To become a fundraiser, register for the race and select "Become A Fundraiser" during the registration process. 

 

Fundraisers commit to raising a minimum of $166 and will receive a custom Mario Lemieux medallion puck created specifically for Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K fundraisers.  The medallion puck will come in a custom 6.6K puck box.

 

Fundraisers who raise additional funds will be eligible for the following prizes (in addition to the Mario Lemieux medallion puck listed above):

  • Raise $466 to receive: Custom Pittsburgh Penguins autographed 3D signature edition puck from Mario Lemieux.  This signed 3D signature edition puck will come in a custom 6.6K puck box.
  • Raise $1,066 to receive: Autographed Pittsburgh Penguins white Reverse Retro alternate jersey from one of the following Penguins players:  Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Bryan Rust or Brian Dumoulin (jerseys are randomly selected.)

The Top 3 Overall Fundraisers, based on fundraising totals on RunSignUp at 11:59 PM EST on Saturday, October 2, will each receive two club level tickets to an agreed upon Pittsburgh Penguins home game during the 2021-22 NHL season.  

 

By becoming a fundraiser, you have committed to raising a minimum of $166.  Please note the cost of race registration does not count toward your your fundraising commitment.

 

Please direct all fundraising questions to the Mario Lemieux Foundation Office at dparish@mlf66.org.

 

 

 

Pet Walk presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union

 

New for 2021!  Want to get a Penguins medal for your pet?  Register your four-legged friend for the Pet Walk presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union as part of the 3.3K in-person and 6.6K Virtual events!   Select the Pet Walk add-on option during the registration process to register your pet, and the pet will receive a commemorative 6.6K medal for their collars.  Visit the FAQs for more information.

Course Map

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://mariolemieux.org/our-events/pittsburgh-penguins-66k/.

Volunteer for the 6.6K!

Can't particapte in the run or walk, but want to volunteer?  Register here:

Volunteer for the 6.6K

 

Race Contact Info

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