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Posted: June 30, 2016:  

Athletics: GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Celebrates Five Years with New Date and a $30,000 Prize Purse Presented by GNC

Part of the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016, the road race offers one of the largest prize purses for a road mile in the country

(PITTSBURGH) - P3R will celebrate the 5th anniversary of the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile with a new September date and an increased prize purse. Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, the race will feature a $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well, one of the largest for U.S. road miles.

Open to runners of all ages and abilities, the race features different waves for recreational, competitive and professional runners. The USATF-certified, u-shaped course takes participants through the Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh.

The American Development Pro Mile features $25,000 in guaranteed prize money that goes 10 deep with each race champion awarded $5000. The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile is also part of the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016.

Last year, Heather Kampf and Jordan McNamara won their American Development Pro races in 4:33 and 3:59, respectively. Kampf won her third Liberty Mile Crown (also 2012-13), while McNamara defended his title and also tied the event record set by Craig Miller in 2012.

For more event information or to register, visit:

About the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Organized by P3R, the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile is Pittsburgh’s premier street race for all ages and abilities and offers a $30,000 prize purse with $5000 for each American Pro Mile champion. The 5th edition is part of the 2016 Bring Back the Mile Tour. Read more at:

Social Media: FACEBOOK: LibertyMile TWITTER: @LibertyMile HASHTAG: #LibertyMile

About P3R

P3R is a nonprofit organization that is passionate about promoting the love of running and enhancing community access to health & fitness education and activities. Best known for organizing the acclaimed annual DSG Pittsburgh Marathon, we also run a variety of other high-quality races, events and health & fitness programs throughout the Pittsburgh region. While many of our races attract some of the nation’s highest-profile professional athletes, we offer activities for all ages and ability levels. The only criterion for participation is a desire to be happy, healthy and active! Learn more at:

FACEBOOK: P3Revents TWITTER: @P3REvents.

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