Monday, October 15, 2012
The annual 5K race and dog walk hit the pavement through Churchill, Forest Hills and Wilkins on Saturday.
The 12th annual Race for Pace 5K and Paws for Pace one-mile fun run/walk shut down Greensburg Pike on Saturday as people and dogs hit the pavement for a good cause. This year’s race will be the kickoff of a two-year capital campaign for Pace School to raise money for a new playground. The Race for Pace is one of the strongest fundraisers for the school and has raised over $500,000 since its start in 2000. Here are some scenes of the event. Were you a participant or spectator? Add your photos! _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Forest Hills, Churchill and Wilkins residents—and others—will have to find alternate routes during the annual Race for Pace.
Greensburg Pike from Marion Avenue in Forest Hills to the Parkway East ramp/Marbury Road in Churchill will be completely closed to traffic from 8:45 to 10 a.m. this Saturday for the annual Race for Pace and Paws for Pace. Forest Hills police Chief Chuck Williams notes that all side streets with access to the road will be blocked to traffic as well. A letter has been sent to affected residents informing them of the closure. "To run the race safely, we need to block roads," Williams said."Safety has to be the paramount issue." He advises that motorists find alternate routes during that time, such as Ardmore Boulevard, Beulah Road and Tri-Boro Expressway. As the competitors make their way back to Pace School past the halfway point, portions …
Friday, September 14, 2012
A family fun area will be added this year and preregistration numbers are up.
Preregistration is under way for the 12th annual Race for Pace 5K and Paws for Pace 1-mile fun run/walk on Oct. 13. The 5K race will begin at 9 a.m. on Greensburg Pike, across from the school, and the 1-mile Paws for Pace portion will start immediately following. This year’s race will be the kickoff of a two-year capital campaign for Pace School to raise money for a new playground. The Race for Pace is one of the strongest fundraisers for the school and has raised over $500,000 since its start in 2000. Honorary co-hosts for the event are Mike Clark and Kelly Frey of WTAE-TV. The new family fun area on the school grounds will be open from 8 to 11 a.m. and include face painting, pumpkins, games and activities. Refreshments will be available…