​​​​North Side 5k tOUR

There is plenty to see on the North Side 5k route. After a 5k tour of the Mexican War Streets, Deutschtown, and Allegheny Commons, we'll finish at the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse with a complimentary cocktail. This tour is seasonal and available when the Barrelhouse is open.

Lawrenceville 5k tOUR

This dynamic Pittsburgh neighborhood, established in 1814, is full of history and character. The run starts with a long uphill, but runners will be rewarded with a nice downhill during the second half of the tour and will learn about many sites along the way.

​​​​Mexican War Streets 5K TOUR & Brews

Spend an afternoon on the North Side! There is plenty of history on the Mexican War Streets route, as well as some new, craft-brewed additions. After a 5k tour of the Mexican War Streets, Allegheny Commons, and Deutschtown, we'll finish at one of North Side's newer breweries, Allegheny City Brewing, with a flight of beer. This tour is limited to those participants over 21 - please bring your ID! Book a tour of the Mexican War Streets here.

Bloomfield tOUR (2.5 Miles)

Join us on a running tour of Bloomfield, Pittsburgh's Little Italy, an energetic and diverse neighborhood! On Saturdays in summer, we end at the Bloomfield Saturday Market. Located in the heart of Bloomfield, the market is two parts farmers' market, one part weekly festival.

​​​​​Oakland 5K TOUR

Oakland is home to Pitt, CMU, and Schenley Park, making it an interesting and energetic neighborhood to run in and explore. The Oakland route passes through both campuses and the park, and participants will learn about many sites along the way. Book a tour of Oakland here.

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​​​​South Side 5K TOUR & Brews

Come explore this lively and eclectic Pittsburgh neighborhood, from the waterfront trail to historic Carson Street.  Runners will get the chance to learn about the history of the South Side and its steel mills, as well as a few of the many murals along the way.  We will run at a casual pace, to accommodate all abilities on this guided tour. Afterwards, enjoy a half sandwich plus beer (or soda and side) at Carson Street Deli. Beer is limited to those participants over 21 - please bring your ID! Book a tour of the South Side here.

​​​​​Strip District 5K TOUR

Most locals know the Strip District is a great place to get fresh produce and black and gold gear. It's also a fantastic neighborhood to run through and learn about Pittsburgh. On weekends, the Strip is brimming with locals and tourists alike, exploring, shopping, and running! Book a tour of the Strip District here.

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​​​​South Side Slopes 5K TOUR 

Venture into the South Side Slopes and Allentown! Work your legs with some uphill running before working your arms with some climbing. We'll start with some uphill (with plenty of breaks along the way), traverse some of the neighborhood's city steps, find some old inclines, and end back at ASCEND. There, you'll have the option to get discounted climbing for the rest of the day! Book a tour of the South Side Slopes here.

Request a custom, private, North Side, Bloomfield, or Lawrenceville tour by contacting us.​

​​​​Run 'n Roll Duathlon tOUR

Join Pittsburgh Running Tours and Bike the Burgh Tours on our special Run 'n Roll Duathlon Tour! We start with a 2 mile running tour of the Strip District, then hop on our bikes for a biking tour into the financial and cultural districts and along the North Shore. Old and new buildings, city squares, and public art turn this run and ride into a unique event full of exciting discoveries of the 'burgh. Book a duathlon tour here.

​​​​​DOWNTOWN 5K TOUR

Downtown Pittsburgh (or 'Dahntahn' as the locals know it) is full of history, from the French and Indian War to the Underground Railroad. Learn about Fort Pitt, the Diamond Market, and more of Pittsburgh's fascinating history on this 5k tour. Book a tour of Downtown here.

​​​​​South Side (flats) 5K TOUR

Come explore this lively Pittsburgh neighborhood, from the waterfront GAP trail to historic Carson Street. Runners will get the chance to learn about the history of the South Side, as well as a few of the many murals along the way. Book a tour of the South Side Flats here.

​​​​​North Shore 5K TOUR

From bridges to stadiums to fantastic views of Downtown and more, there is plenty to see on the North Shore 5k tour. We make plenty of stops for photo opportunities on this flat, fun route. Book a tour of the North Shore here.

​​​​Earth Day 5k tOUR

Join us on Earth Day for a special look into Pittsburgh's revitalization as a green city. From 'hell with the lid off' to hosting the Climate Reality Project in 2017, learn about Pittsburgh's green buildings and local pioneers in environmental issues while enjoying a run through Downtown. Book an Earth Day tour here.

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