Welcome to the 9th Solar Vortex 5k/15k. (formerly the Polar Vortex)
Team Brunazzi Event's low key summer race.
Due to construction at the trailhead,
Parking this year will be at the Boston Spectrum, 6001 Smithfield St, Mckeesport, 15135. Enter the trail there and walk to your left toward the bridge.
Also this year:
A 5k Race Walk. Trophies for the top 3 male and female walkers in this separate race.
Awards: Top 3 M & F overall, masters M/F, top 3 in each age group: 10 and under,11-14,15-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39, 40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+ (no duplications, medals will not be mailed)
Course: Flat rails to trails trail on crushed limestone
Water Stop: Mile 1.55 at the 5k turn around and mile 4.66 at the 15k turn around.
Top 3 M & F overall, masters M/F.
Please no headphones or pets.
Sanctioned by USATF.
Race Refund & Transfer Policy (effective 01-01-2016)
Team Brunazzi Events LLC has a zero refund policy.
You may transfer race or distance at any time before the race. You may NOT change distances after the race has started. Please email TBE at Teambrunazzi@gmail.com with your transfer request. You will have to pay any additional amounts associated with the change.
Shirt Policy (effective 01-01-2016)
Preregistered runners receive a shirt if they sign up by a specified date when the shirts are ordered. After that extra shirts are first come, first serve.
After a race, shirts of runners that did not show up will be given to those runners that signed up race day. If you want your shirt but cannot make the race, please have another runner pick yours up.
No shirts will be ordered after the race. No shirts will be mailed.
Bracket/Division Details & Fees:
5kActivity Starts: 8/7/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends:Registration opens : 12/10/2021 00:00Activity type: Running raceRequires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): Tech shirt
5k Race WalkWALK onlyActivity Starts: 8/7/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends:Registration opens : 12/10/2021 00:35Activity type: RacewalkRequires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): Tech shirt
15kRun ONLY.Activity Starts: 8/7/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends:Registration opens : 12/10/2021 00:00Activity type: Running onlyRequires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): Tech shirt