PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There was a sea of runners in Downtown Pittsburgh Friday night.
The second annual GNC Live Well Liberty Mile run took place on Liberty Avenue.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Winter Weather: 1-4" Of Snow Expected To Fall Throughout Western Pennsylvania
The race – exactly one mile – goes straight down Liberty Avenue. It kicked off at 17th Street and wraps up on 6th.
But just because it was a short race doesn’t mean it’s an easy one.READ MORE: Student Loans And The Struggle Of Paying Them Off
Some of the runners completed the event in less than four minutes.
About 1,200 people were expected to participate, including a number of professional and record-holding athletes from all over the country.
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