Gear Check, Corrals/10 Miler

Start Line Info

Gear Check, Corral Breakout and Instructions

Start Line Schedule

8:00 AM - Handcycle Athletes
8:05 AM - Elite and Registered Athletes
*Please note, you may hear notifications for the Handcycle start times just before the start notification for the elite & general registered athletes. Your finish time will not start tracking until you cross the start line. 

Race Day Advisory

The color-coded Event Alert System will communicate the status of course conditions to participants leading up to and on race day. The levels range from Low to Extreme based on a variety of factors including weather conditions.

All participants should familiarize themselves with the Event Alert System prior to the race, remain alert for directions from race officials, announcers and volunteers and take proper precautions based on race day weather conditions.

Gear Check

FedEx Ground Gear Check trucks drop-off and pick-up locations are:

  • Start Line/Drop-Off: The parking lot near Highmark Stadium from 6:30-8AM
  • Finish Line Gear Check Pick-Up: Liberty Ave btwn Stanwix and Fifth from 9AM-11AM

MORE INFO: Race-issued gear check bags will be available at the drop-off location. Luggage bags, oversized or overnight items, loose articles, or bags that are not race-issued will not be accepted. Do not check valuable items such as medication, jewelry, cell phones, cameras, music, electronic devices, etc. The event organizers are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items. Bags not picked up by noon will be moved to the race office at 810 River Avenue, Suite 120, Pittsburgh for pick up Monday through Friday until Nov. 2018. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity after that time.

Corral Breakouts

Please note the breakout/assignment of Corrals is based on the estimated finish time you submitted during registration:

  • Corral A - Anyone under 8:00 min/mile
  • Corral B - 8:00 – 8:59 min/mile
  • Corral C - 8:59 – 9:59 min/mile & Relay* 
  • Corral D - 10:00 min/mile and over
*Please note, regardless of pace noted during registeration, all runners of Relay Leg 1 will start out of Corral C. 

Changing Corrals

If you would like to change Corrals, please note you can drop back to a slower corral without providing us with any advanced notification or making any changes to your race number/bib. However, if you would like to be moved to a faster or seeded corral, you must notify the people at packet pickup and show proof of pace.