Inaugural EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler Set for Nov. 3
Race is latest addition of family of races hosted by Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.
Posted Wednesday, 26 June, 2013
PITTSBURGH, PA – Organizers of the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon are pleased to announce the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler. Scheduled for Sunday, November 3, 2013, the 10-mile race will start at Station Square and finish on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.
“The 10 mile race is a classic distance that appeals to all levels of runners,” said Patrice Matamoros, executive director of Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. “The event provides a new challenge for beginner runners and chance to build speed and endurance for more seasoned athletes. We are thrilled that EQT Corporation has partnered with us to launch this new race.”
Participants will tour the city in a scenic course that crosses four bridges and passes through the West End, North Side, Lawrenceville, Strip District and Downtown neighborhoods. After the race, runners can enjoy a post-event celebration in Market Square.
"We are excited to be a part of this new fall race that encourages people to be active, whether they're seasoned runners or just looking for a new challenge," said Charlene Petrelli, President of the EQT Foundation. "At EQT, we support healthy communities. This event will showcase Pittsburgh's active and vibrant lifestyle and is sure to become a classic."
Registration for the event starts at $40. Sponsors of the event include: EQT Corporation, FedEx Ground and UmuvU from Dr. Vonda Wright. For more information or to register, please visit www.Pittsburgh10miler.org.
About Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc.
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that promotes the love of running by offering world-class running events and training opportunities while enhancing community involvement in fitness activities for a wide variety of ages and abilities. The organization offers various activities to foster the sport of running throughout the year, including ithe DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler.
About EQT Corporation:
EQT Corporation is an integrated energy company with emphasis on Appalachian area natural gas production, gathering, transmission, and distribution. With more than 120 years of experience, EQT continues to be a leader in the use of advanced horizontal drilling technology – designed to minimize the potential impact of drilling related activities and reduce the overall environmental footprint. Through safe and responsible operations, the Company is committed to meeting the country’s growing demand for clean-burning energy, while continuing to provide a rewarding workplace and enrich the communities where its employees live and work. Company shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange as EQT. Visit EQT Corporation at www.EQT.com.