Start Line Info


Gear Check, Corral Breakout and Instructions

Start Line Schedule

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


Gear Check

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

  • Start Line/Drop-Off: In the Gateway Clipper parking lot from 6:30 AM - 8 AM
  • Finish Line Gear Check Pick-Up: Liberty Ave between Stanwix and Fifth from 9 AM - 11 AM

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 November 8, 2019. 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 faster than 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 slower
*Please note, regardless of pace noted during registration, 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 race officials at packet pick up and show proof of pace.