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Who we are

Club Running at Pitt is the one and only place for runners from all walks of life to come together and do what they do best: run! Established in 2012 by a few runners looking to restart their running careers in a fun yet competitive atmosphere, this student-led club has quickly grown to over 150 members. Whether you are a former D1 athlete or a first-time runner, Club Running at Pitt has a place for you. We hold practices 5 days a week, but they are all optional meaning what you get out of our club is entirely dependent on what you put in. We typically compete in 10 meets over the course of the year including 5 Cross Country meets in the fall and 5 track meets in the spring. We also encourage team bonding outside of running and hold various social events throughout the year including a scavenger hunt, trivia night, and even a semesterly formal. We encourage all runners of all shapes in sizes to come out and give us a try, because at the end of the day our club is focused on one thing: making running fun!



Our team typically participates in five races a season, each of which you must pay for to race at. Members do not have an obligation to compete at every race, nor do they have to compete at ANY race if they so desire. These races are usually within a three hour radius, with the exception of our last two races (the big ones): Regionals and Nationals. Both Regionals and Nationals are hosted by NIRCA, or the National Intercollegiate Running Club Association, an organization that we are a part of (as are many other collegiate running clubs). Qualifying for Nationals is as easy as racing at Regionals!


Check out this link if you want to learn more about NIRCA and the races that have been hosted by them:

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