4000 People Participate in the 2021 Pens 6.6K Presented by Highmark

Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark Raises over $175K

Over 4,000Pens fans participated virtually or in-person at PPG Paints Arena in this year’s Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk presented by Highmark. We were so happy to see so many of you back in-person today and thrilled to see Pens Nation represented in 45 states, including D.C., and 10 countries through our virtual race option.

Thanks to your generosity, over $175,0000 was raised for the Mario Lemieux Foundation’s cancer research and patient care initiatives and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation’s youth hockey programs.

For a full list of race results, click here.

Congratulations to our top Male and Female finishers and to everyone who participated!


Proceeds Benefit

Created in 1993 by Mario Lemieux, Hockey Hall of Famer and Pittsburgh Penguins Owner, the Mario Lemieux Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and patient care, as well as Austin’s Playrooms, an initiative that creates playrooms for children and families in medical facilities. Since 1998, the Lemieux Foundation has committed over $31 million to cancer research and patient care initiatives in the Pittsburgh region and beyond. Additionally, the Lemieux Foundation has opened 35 Austin’s Playrooms in western Pennsylvania as well as three military playrooms across the country.

Founded in 2010, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is the 501c3 philanthropic hand of the 5X Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins. With the belief that “Kids Are The Future,” the Penguins Foundation focuses its efforts on making an impact on the lives of the littlest fans of the Penguins team and organization. Through programs related to the Penguins Foundation’s pillars of playing, growing, helping and learning, the Foundation has been able to make countless assists to the community in just a few short seasons including an overall contribution of $37 million to charitable causes since 2010.

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors:


Might just be in love 😍

Introducing this year’s #Pens66K medal.

#10yearsandrunning #bringonthebling

Sign up at runsignup.com/pens66k

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Bring on the pups! The Pet Walk presented by @clearviewfcu returns for this year’s #pens66k! Register your favorite furry friend for the virtual 6.6k option OR in-person 3.3k to get a special pet medal!

Register by Sunday, July 24 to take advantage of early bird pricing!

Link in bio.


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How cool is it that we made the cover picture for the pet walk for the Pens 6.6k pet walk for the mariolemieuxfdn & pensfoundation

We signed up again for this year! Follow the link to sign up with your hooman too!


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The #Pens66K presented by @Highmark is officially back for it's 10th year! Registration is now OPEN - sign up today for a special first day only rate.

Participants will receive a 10-year 6.6K t-shirt and medal, as well as be eligible to win great prizes. Choose to be a fundraiser and raise money to receive a commemorative 10-year anniversary water bottle, custom Pittsburgh Penguins hoodie and a Sidney Crosby used stick blade.

Proceeds the Lemieux Foundation and @pensfoundation.

Sign-up and help us kick-off a new Pittsburgh Penguins season!


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On your mark, get set, and get ready for a very special announcement coming tomorrow 👀👀

#pens66K #10yearsandrunning

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Late to the party (what else is new) but finally ran my #Pens66k!

Pace/km makes me feel much faster than pace/mile 🤣 BUT the important thing here is we made it to the starting line this morning and are better for it 🏃🏽‍♀️


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It was a great day for hockey, and for a 6.6K!

#Pens66K #LetsGoPens

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