Stride for Pride Pittsburgh Announces Inaugural Race
Pittsburgh, PA’s premiere race to benefit Delta Foundation is set for May 31, 2014!
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Stride for Pride Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its inaugural 5K run on Saturday, May 31st at Pittsburgh’s North Shore Drive.
Designed to help support the Pittsburgh LGBT community, the race will donate a portion of its proceeds to the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh and will also include a 1-mile fun walk.! !
“The mission of Stride for Pride is to not only show our love and support for Pittsburgh LGBT couples, families and individuals, but to bring together our wonderful Pittsburgh community” said Race Director Amanda Shannon Verrengia. “We are excited to join to together to show our love for running and equal rights for all individuals.”! !
Runners and walkers will meet at North Shore Drive, next to Stage AE. Runners will begin at 9:00 a.m. Walkers will follow runners onto course and follow a shorter route. Cost for 5K registration is $20.00 for individuals, $16.00 per person for a group; the 1-mile walk is $14.00 for individuals, $12.00 per person for a group. Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome on the course, but are asked to start toward the back.! !
Packet pick-up will be at lululemon athletica shadyside (5520 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232) during the following days and times: ! - Thursday, May 29th, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.! ! - Friday, May 30th, 6:00 p. m. - 8:00 p.m. ! ! Registration closes Wednesday, May 28th, but race day registration will be available. ! !
“We promise an awesome race course, fantastic vendors and a vibrant day!” Verrengia said, adding that South Hills Power Yoga will be hosting a 30-minute, post-fun yoga practice for all runners and walkers. ! !
Sponsors include: Eat ’n’ Park, Road I.D., Jim Shorkey Family Auto Group, Pittsburgh Frontrunners, A&M Painting LLC, and many more.! !
For more information visit www.strideforpride.com or our Facebook “Stride for Pride” event page.