PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With fall just around the corner, runners around the area are gearing up for the Great Race.

To kick off “Great Race Week” roughly 1,000 kids will participate in the 17th running of the Dollar Bank Junior Great Race on Sunday, Sept. 23.

“The Dollar Bank Junior Great Race is undeniably one of the most entertaining, non-competitive races for Pittsburgh’s kids,” Great Race Director Mike Radley said in a statement. “It’s a perfect family activity that combines health, fitness and fun.”

Events of the day are as follows:

10:30 a.m. – Packet pick up. Face painting and other activities will be available for the kids as well.

Noon – One-Mile Family Fun Run at Point State Park, 50-Yard Tot Trot & Diaper Dash

Registration for the Junior Great Race is $8 if done in advance and $10 on the day of the event.

Applications are online at http://www.RunGreatRace.com and you can also call Dollar Bank at (412)-255-2493.

A goodie bag containing a Junior Great Race and medal will be handed out to all registered kids.


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