Emmaus Spirit Run

Event Date: October 29, 2022

Online registration is now closed, we will have same day registration beginning at 7:30am. The race starts at 9 am. We hope to see you on race day! 

The Spirit Run is a chipped 5k costumed race and 1-mile fun walk to benefit the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh held at South Shore Riverfront Park!

Put away your everyday running gear and get into the Halloween spirit by running in your favorite costume at the 9th Annual Emmaus Spirit Run 5k on Saturday, October 29, 2022! 

The 5k loops around the scenic Three Rivers Heritage Trail with the start and finish line in the South Shore Riverfront Park, in the heart of the South Side Works.  Runners may choose to participate in either a chipped or an unchipped race.

family friendly 1-mile fun walk along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail is also available. Strollers are welcome! But please leave the dogs at home.

Costumes for all participants and supporters are encouraged.

All proceeds benefit the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh. Emmaus provides homes, services and advocacy for those with intellectual disabilities.

Online registration closes at midnight on October 27th.

Same day registrations welcome! Event is rain or shine.

  • There is something for everyone!!
  • -Race Day T-Shirts
  • -3.1 Mile Out-And-Back Course
  • -Runner’s High Timing For 5k
  • -Age-Group and Overall Awards
  • -Post Race Party & Raffle Prizes
  • -Awards for Best Costumes
  • -Family Fun Zone & Activities

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