Inaugural EQT 10 Miler is held in Pittsburgh



PITTSBURGH - The inaugural EQT 10 Miler race, which was run in Pittsburgh Sunday, has attracted a number of experienced and up-and-coming American and international runners.

"Our inaugural race has attracted a world-class field of runners," said Patrice Matamoros, chief executive officer of Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. "This race provides another opportunity to introduce Pittsburgh to the running community. With the top talent coming to the City of Champions, spectators should expect to see exciting, head-to-head competition on Sunday."

The top five finishers of the race will receive $2,500.

The course began near the Duquesne incline and crosses four bridges before finishing in front of EQT headquarters on Liberty Avenue.

More than 4,500 were expected to participate in the event.