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16th Annual Run to Read Races

Friday July 25, 2014
Fairmont, WV US 26554
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Events for this Race:

Mile Run

Start Time: 6:30pm EDT
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Event Information
Wheel measured one mile course on the streets near the 12th Street Pool. Awards to first 3 females & to first 3 males. Event will be timed. Ideal for veteran runner seeking "mile race" or as "fun run" for kids. No age group awards.

5K Run

Start Time: 7:00pm EDT
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Single loop wheel measured course - basically the same as last year's course. One water stop. Overall awards to first 3 females & first 3 males. Age group awards: female 12 & under (1), 13-15 (3), 16-19 (3), 20-29 (4), 30-39 (4), 40-49 (4), 50 & over (3) . Age group awards: male 12 & under (1), 13-15 (3), 16-19 (3), 20-29 (3), 30-39 (3), 40-49 (3), 50-59 (3), 60-69 (2), 70 & over (1). 5K takes Virginia Ave to 10 St., then over to Gaston Ave & down to Fourth Street. Comes back on Gaston Ave/ Farms Dr. to 12th St.

5K Race Walk

Start Time: 7:00pm EDT
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Same course as 5K run. One water stop. Awards to first 5 female finishers and to the first male finishers. No age groups. If entering this event, please refrain from running, jogging and "jog walking".

Combo #1 (1 mile + 5K run)

Start Time: 6:30pm EDT
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Please note this is 2 separate races - not a single event "15K". Registrants receive one shirt with entry. The one mile starts at 6:30pm & the 5K at 7pm.

Combo #2 (1 mile + 5K race walk)

Start Time: 6:30pm EDT
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Event Information
Please note this is 2 separate races - not a single event "15K". Registrants receive one shirt with entry. The one mile starts at 6:30pm & the 5K race walk at 7pm.
Place
12th Street Pool
Fairmont, WV US 26554
Description

One mile road race at 6:30pm. 5K run & 5K race walk at 7:00pm. Free & private post race pool party for runners, walkers & family members. Short sleeve tech shirts (open weave). USATF sanctioned. Lots of awards, lots of post race refreshments. The 5K run is event #5 in the MCPARC race series & is the 3rd leg of the Run to Read Triple Crown. The mile run is the 2nd leg of the triple crown. Those completing all 3 triple crown events receive a long sleeve wind shirt at the 2015 Run to Read Half Marathon on January 11. Benefits Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency and a 501(c)(3) entity.

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