P3R today announced street closures related to the 2018 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, scheduled for Friday, July 20. The one-mile evening road race showcases a variety of fitness levels, from first-time runners to Olympians, and America’s fastest milers aiming to run the mile in less than 4 minutes.
Downtown closures for the race will start at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, July 20. The race begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Parking lots will not have access onto Liberty Avenue or Penn Avenue between Stanwix St. and 11th Street. Parking on Liberty Avenue or Penn Avenue will not be available after 4:00 p.m. Roads are expected to reopen by 9:00 p.m. To view a course map, click here.
For more information about the event, visit www.LibertyMile.org.
Please note, media who wish to cover the 2018 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile should email your credentials request to Erin Carlin at Erin.Carlin@P3R.org or call 412-586-7785 X121. For more information and to download a digital version of the media guide, visit www.LibertyMile.org/media.
About the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile
Organized by P3R, the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile is short, fast and fun for runners of all ages and abilities. Pittsburgh’s premier street race offers a $30,000 prize purse with $5,000 for each American Development Pro Mile champion. The seventh edition is part of the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2018. Read more at: www.LibertyMile.org
About Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R)
P3R is a nonprofit organization that is passionate about promoting a love of running and enhancing community access to health & fitness education and activities. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, we also manage a variety of other high-quality races, events, and health and fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. The only criterion for participation is a desire to be happy, healthy and active! Read more at: www.P3R.org