Downtown Road Closures Announced for 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

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Family-friendly evening road race in Downtown Pittsburgh challenges runners of all ages and abilities to run their fastest mile on Aug. 9 

PITTSBURGH (August 6, 2019) - P3R announced today street closures related to the 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, scheduled for Friday, Aug. 9. The one-mile evening road race showcases a variety of fitness levels, from first-time runners to Olympians, and is consistently named “one of America’s most iconic races” by Runners World. 
 
Downtown closures for the race will start at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. 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.
 
Click here to view the road closures on the Waze Live Traffic app. For information about bus detours, visit www.portauthority.org/Detours/. For more information about the event, visit www.LibertyMile.org
 
Please note: Media who wish to apply for accreditation for the 2019 Fleet Feet Liberty Mile should email your request to Kelsey Emch at Kelsey.Emch@P3R.org. For more information, visit www.LibertyMile.org/media.
 
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About the Fleet Feet Liberty Mile
Run by P3R, the Fleet Feet Liberty Mile is your chance to see just how fast you can run a mile. Challenge your friends, family and colleagues to see who can run the fastest. Pittsburgh’s only nighttime downtown road race offers a $26,200 prize purse with $4,000 for each Pro Mile champion.
 
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About P3R
P3R is the engine behind Pittsburgh’s greatest races. We strive to inspire any and all to run with us. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R runs 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. Anyone and everyone is invited to #RUNwithP3R! Read more at: P3R.org

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