In 2016, we had nearly 1,000 participants blazing our course and enjoying the post-race party, and more than 100 volunteers helping out!
Our top male finisher was Jed Christiansen, winning the race for the sixth time, with a time of 15:16. The first female finisher was Lisa Lucas with a time of 18:12.
Jed Christiansen | 15:16
Grove City, PA
Lisa Lucas | 18:12
2016 Free Care 5K 2016 Overall Winners
The second male finisher was Zach Roshon, Chagrin Falls, OH at 15:58 and Jacob Halasowski, Pittsburgh, PA with a time of 16:28. The second female, with a time of 18:20, was Lauren Finikiotis, Gibsonia, PA and the third was Mica Hanish, Baden, PA at 18:33.
Ninety-six more medals were given to the top three winners in the 16 age categories in the men’s and women’s divisions. Plus Master and Grandmaster divisions.
Top-Rated Course in Pittsburgh's North Hills
On August 6, 2016 the most exciting place to be was at the 25th Annual St. Barnabas Free Care 5K. Kawneer was the signature sponsor.
Each year, fitness enthusiasts trek up and down Meridian Road to raise money for the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund, which enables nursing and living assistance patients to receive more than $7 million in free care each year.
2017 Entry Fee
Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund.
Competitive and amateur runners, joggers, walkers, teams, stroller pushers and wheelchair racers of all ages. No inline skates or pets. No smoking.
2017 Awards Ceremony / Post-Race Party
10 a.m. St. Barnabas Medical Center lawn. Emceed by WPXI-TV’s Trisha Pittman and KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert. Refreshments and beverages free to all registrants! Music and dozens of prizes in post-race drawing.
Your True time - start line to finish line - timed with ChampionChip. Conducted by Runner’s High professional service. Same day results online at FreeCare5K.com.
T-Shirts & Runner Bags
Runner bags to the first 1,000 registrants. All early registrants are guaranteed a race T-shirt.
Special Category: 5K My Way
Achieve your race goal with the help of the Steel City Road Runner Pace Team. They will offer pacers for 7 to 13 minute mile split times.
Phone: (724) 625-3770
Registration available Packet Pick-up and Race Day:
St. Barnabas Medical Center Drive - Get Directions
2017 Packet Pick-Up
|Thursday, August 3
4 - 8 pm
|Mojo Running & Multisport - Get Directions
667 Castle Creek Drive, Seven Fields, PA 16046
|Friday, August 4
11 am - 4 pm
|Pine Richland Highschool Stadium - Get Directions
700 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044
7 - 8:30 a.m.
|St. Barnabas Medical Center Drive - Get Directions
5830 Meridian Road, Gibsonia PA 15044
Earn community service hours! Call 724-625-3770 or email hdovenspike@StBarnabasHealthSystem.com.