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Pets can join in the marathon weekend fun by participating in the Pittsburgh Pet Walk. The one-mile Pet Walk will take place at Point State Park as part of Saturday's Family Day.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Pet Walk Start
12:00 PM
General Registration
Opens Aug 6
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Course Description

The Rachael Ray Nutrish Pittsburgh Pet Walk takes place at Point State Park downtown.

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Additional Race Information

Packet pick up is located at the GNC Live Well Pittsburgh Health and Fitness Expo on Friday, May 4, 2018. Click here for Expo hours and location.

Packets can also be picked up race morning at the Animal Rescue League booth in Point State Park. 

Registration Rules
  • No refunds or deferments of entry fees. 
  • Pets are not permitted to participate in the UPMC Sports Medicine/UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh 5K Run or Toyota of Pittsburgh Kids Marathon events. 
  • All well-behaved pets are welcome. 
  • Pets must have current vaccinations, be safe to bring in public and be leashed at all times. No retractable leashes please. 
  • Owners must clean up after their pets; bags will be provided. 
  • If your pet is in heat, please leave her at home.



Click here to see the official photos from our official photography partner MarathonFoto. 

Finisher Certificates

Congratulations on completing the 2017 Rachael Ray Nutrish Pittsburgh Pet Walk! The official Finisher Certificate can be found here


There are three categories for awards. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each category.

  1. Cutest Pet
  2. Pet/Owner Look-A-Like
  3. Best Costume
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