The 2nd annual Clean Air Dash 5k is Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 at the South Side’s Three Rivers Heritage Trail! Celebrate our community’s progress in improving air quality in our region, and learn about the ways to keep fighting! This flat 5k race course is perfect for all ages and fitness levels so bring your whole family! Adaptive athletes are also welcome! Wheelchair athletes, the course is ADA accessible and there is a medal in this category.
Not ready for a whole 5k? There’s also a fun run/walk! All events begin at 8:30 AM on South 26th Street, but come by 8 AM for a group yoga stretch, and to get raffle tickets for our great prizes. Day-of registration is available until 8 AM.
If you’ve already signed up, please pick up your bib, chip, T-shirt, and race packet on Friday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. at the Baierl Recreation Center (on the 2nd floor of the Petersen Events Center), located at 3719 Terrace Street. If you can’t pick this up on Friday, please come by 7:30 a.m. Sunday.
Street parking on Sunday is free, and there are many hundreds of pay parking spots in several garages to the south and east of the event. Bike racks exist at many locations throughout the area as well. Here’s a look at the race course:
Individual and team registration is open at http://j.mp/2014Dash.
All 5k registrants are entered to win a Cannondale Quick 6 Hybrid bicycle, donated by Pro Bikes LLC of Squirrel Hill! It’s light and fast and includes a free 90-day tune-up.
Fun Run/Walk: $10
Pitt Students: $15
Teams of 5 or more get discounts!
Please contact Jessica Tedrow, Education and Events Coordinator, at email@example.com for youth registration or more details about the event.