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September 10, 2017

Deer Lakes Park Instructions


Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up will be held on Sunday, September 10 starting at 8 am until the start of the race.  Race-day packet pick up will be at the Veterans Pavilion which is near the fishing lake on Mahaffey Road.  Please click here for a map of the area.  If you are using a GPS, please use 100 Mahaffey Road in Tarentum.  You will go past the water park/playground and use the Fishing Lake entrance.


You will request your t-shirt size during packet pick up.


Directions and Parking

For directions to the Park, please visit the Allegheny County Parks Foundation website and click on the “Get Directions” link.  (There is actually an excellent photo of the area on the third slider of the home page for the Park.)  The race will start and finish at the Veterans Pavilion.  There is ample parking available at the pavilion.  Make a left turn into the lot after turning into the fishing lake area.  Volunteers will be available to assist you.  Please follow their directions.


Course Information

Please click here for a course map.  This is a trail race and the map is not 100% accurate.  The course was measured and is approximately a 5K in distance.  Please note that the trail sections are either paved or crushed stone.


There will be one water stop at the turnaround.


Awards and Medals

Each runner will receive a medal.  Age group, Overall, and Masters winners will be announced and winners will receive a label for their medals.  Awards will be given at the pavilion.


Special Guests

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is expected to attend to start the race and cheer on the runners.



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