Pittsburgh International Airport

MEDIA ADVISORY: RUNNERS TO TAKE FLIGHT AT PIT SATURDAY, SEPT. 30

MEDIA ADVISORY: RUNNERS TO TAKE FLIGHT AT PIT SATURDAY, SEPT. 30

What:  Runners and walkers of all ages from throughout the region will participate in the second annual FlyBY 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk on the grounds and runways near hangars and aircraft at Pittsburgh International Airport.
 
When:  Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. 5K starts at 10:00 a.m. 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk starts at 10:10 a.m.
 
Where:  100 Airside Drive, Moon Township, PA  15108 (Airside Business Park) Additional participant parking is available at the Moon Twp. Park-N-Ride lot off University Boulevard between Sheetz and Kenny Ross Toyota. (Shuttles will be provided.)
 
Please note: Race parking and start/finish line cannot be accessed via the main airport terminal roadways.
 
Why:  This family-friendly race will benefit the Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to assist members of the military, families and others traveling through the airport, provide for terminal enhancements and aviation-related scholarships.
 
Note:  Event sponsors include P3R, Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation, UPMC Health Plan, Fleet Feet Sports Pittsburgh, Reserved Parking at the Airport and Michael Baker International. For more event information, www. p3r.org/flyby-5k/.
 
Story contact:  Kelsey Emch, P3R Public Relations Manager, 417-425-9400
 
Media ONLY Race Day Parking: Available at the Airport’s Field Maintenance Facilities located on Hangar Road off Business Loop 376.
 
About P3R
P3R is a nonprofit organization that is passionate about promoting the love of running and enhancing community access to health & fitness education and activities. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DSG Pittsburgh Marathon, we also run a variety of other high-quality races, events and health & 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! Learn more at: www.P3R.org
 
FACEBOOK:  P3Revents    TWITTER:  @P3REvents
 
About Allegheny County Airport Authority:
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region. Its 2016 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at www.flypittsburgh.com/AR16.
Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually on 16 carriers. During the past two years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations more than 80 percent to include 68 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2016 and 2017. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.