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Sunday, April 30, 2023
9:30 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

Yom Ha’atzmaut: Run/Walk/Roll for Israel at 75

In-Person Event

Cost: Run/Walk/Roll--$12 per person, $5 for kids.


Schenley Oval
1 Overlook Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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As the war in Israel continues, we recognize the importance of having a safe space to gather and would like to invite our community to our upcoming events.

Pittsburgh celebrates Israel's 75 years of statehood with all kinds of fun activities at Schenley Oval.

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Israel is celebrating 75 years of independence this April. Celebrate this momentous occasion with a community-wide run, walk and roll! Just $12 per adult and $5 per child to participate in the race. General admission for activities only is free. There will be a 5K race as well as a 750 meter kids run on the track. Everyone who registers for the race will receive a commemorative t-shirt and race kit!

You must register in advance to participate in the race and receive a commemorative t-shirt and custom number. We will not be able to accommodate walk ups for the race.

Attendees will have the option to pick up their race kit in advance on Friday, April 28 between 11 AM–2 PM at Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s office located at 2000 Technology Drive, Floor 1. Please reach out to the contact below with any questions. 

Fun for all! Lots to do! Free for non-racers.

Israeli-themed arts and crafts • Bounce Houses • Israeli Line Dancing • Photo Booth • And Much More!

We race rain or shine. Unfortunately, we will not be able to give refunds if the event is cancelled for inclement weather.

Learn about Israel from Pittsburgh’s Shinshinim (teenage Israeli ambassadors serving in our community)!

For those observing the Omer, please be aware that pre-recorded music and dancing will be at this event.

Thank you to our sponsors:


PNC Bank


UPMC Health Plan





Schenley Oval
1 Overlook Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
+ Google Map



Kim Salzman

Full inclusion is a core value of Jewish Pittsburgh. The Jewish Federation welcomes invitees of all abilities, backgrounds, races, religious affiliations, sexual orientations and gender identities. Please discuss accessibility accommodations with the contact person for this event.

NOTICE: By registering for this event, you agree that your (and your guest's) picture and/or video may be taken and potentially used in Jewish Federation marketing material and social media. If you do not agree, please call 412-681-8000 to register by phone, and indicate that you decline to agree. Thank you.

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