Pittsburgh | FAQs

Q . When is the race?

A . The Jack Daniel's Hot Toddy 5k will take place on Saturday, Novermber 17, 2018.


. What time does the race start?

A. The race will begin at 9:30am sharp!


Q . Where does the race start and finish?

A . The race will start and finish Tequila Cowboy in the North Shore area of Pittsburgh, PA.  The course features wraps around the Pittsburgh professional sports stadiums.

Tequila Cowboy Bar & Grill

380 N Shore Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Q . What is a hot toddy?

A . A hot toddy is typically a mixed drink made of whiskey and water with honey and spices and served hot. Hot toddy recipes vary and are traditionally drank in wet or cold weather. Perfect for re-hydrating after a winter run!

Here is one of our favorite recipes:


  • 1 part Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey or Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire
  • Spoonful of honey
  • Cinnamon stick
  • A good squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • Boiling water


  • Pour Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey or Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire into a heavy mug. Add a spoonful of honey, cinnamon stick and lemon juice. Top with boiling water and stir.


Q . Can I run with a stroller or dog?

A . No, we love your kids and dogs too but our insurance policy will not allow any participants to run or walk with strollers or animals. Sorry, no exceptions.


Q . Where can I park?

A. Parking information will be updated soon. Please see the parking tab for more information.


Q . Who can participate in the race?

A . Runners and walkers of all levels can participate in the race. The event is perfect for running your fastest 5k or for those who are more interested in taking it easy and enjoying the party.  The race is limited to those 21+.


Q . Will the race be timed?

A . Yes! The race will be professionally timed with the most advanced timing technology available. Timing to be completed by SVE/Mid-Atlantic Timing.


Q. Can someone else pickup my race packet for me at pre-race packet pickup?

A. Yes! We are here to make your life easier. Someone else make pickup your packet for you as long as they are able to show some form of verification to our staff.

Accepted Items:

-Email authorizing designated person to pickup your packet


-Copy of bib number email


. Can I get a refund or transfer my race registration to another person?

A . No, we do not offer refunds on registration or transfers for any reason.


Q . Will there be prizes awarded to the winners?

A . Yes, the top 3 overall males and females as well as the top 3 male and female age group winners will receive fantastic prizes!

Age Group Award Categories:








Q . What do I get for participating?

A . In addition to a well-organized event and volunteer support along the course all participants will receive an official long sleeved race t-shirt, virtual goodie bag, race bib with timing chip attached, one free hot toddy drink made with your choice of Jack Daniel's brands (for all participants 21 years of age+), and the official Jack Daniel's Hot Toddy 5k insulated mug.

Q.  How much does it cost to register?

A.  Regular registration (21+)  is priced as follows:

$40 through Friday, September 28 11:59pm EST
$45 through Wednesday, October 31 11:59m EST
$50 through Friday, November 16 5:00pm EST

*On-site registration is available at packet pickup after online regisration closes.

Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire
Jack Daniels Old No. 7
Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey