Emmaus Spirit Run

Event Date: October 21, 2023

Mark your calendars, the 10th Annual Spirit Run will be held on October 21, 2023. Registration for the 5k and 1 Mile Fun Walk is now open!

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 Emmaus Spirit Run 5k. Registration opens at 7:30 am, and the race starts at 9 am.

The 5k loops around the scenic Three Rivers Heritage Trail.  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 people with intellectual disabilities.

EARLY BIRD RAFFLE: Register by September 30, 2023, for a chance to win a gourmet chocolate basket!

Online registration closes at midnight on October 18th.

Same day registrations welcome! Event is rain or shine.

There is something for everyone!!

  • FREE 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
  • FREE Breakfast, beverages, and post race snack
  • FREE Caricature Art
  • FREE Pumpkin
  • FREE Candy Guessing Game

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