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17th Annual Run to Read Races

Friday July 17, 2015
Fairmont, WV US 26554
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Additional race information can be found at http://runningintheusa.com/run2read.

Events for this Race:

Mile Run

Start Time: 6:30pm EDT
Price: $20.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $22.00 after July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
May 18, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $20.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
July 14, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 16, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $22.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
Event Information
Wheel measured one mile course on the streets surrounding the 12th Street Pool. Awards to first 5 females & to first 5 males. Event will be timed by the Runner's High. Results will be live. Ideal for veteran runner seeking "mile race" or as "fun run" for kids. No age group awards.

5K Run

Start Time: 7:00pm EDT
Price: $20.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $22.00 after July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
May 26, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $20.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
July 14, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 16, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $22.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
Event Information
Single loop wheel measured course - USATF certification pending. One water stop. Overall awards to first 5 females & first 5 males. Age group awards: female 12 & under (3), 13-15 (2), 16-19 (2), 20-29 (2), 30-39 (2), 40-49 (3), 50 & over (1) . Age group awards: male 12 & under (2), 13-15 (2), 16-19 (1), 20-29 (2), 30-39 (2), 40-49 (2), 50-59 (2), 60-69 (1), 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
Price: $20.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $22.00 after July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
May 25, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $20.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
July 14, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 16, 2015 @ 11:59pm EDT $22.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
Event Information
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
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $27.00 after July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
May 18, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
July 14, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 16, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $27.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
Event Information
Please note this is 2 separate races - not a single event. Registrants receive one shirt with entry. The one mile starts at 6:30pm & the 5K at 7pm. Details for one mile race & 5K run are listed above.

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

Start Time: 6:30pm EDT
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee +
Price increases to $27.00 after July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT.
Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
May 18, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 14, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
July 14, 2015 @ 4:00am EDT July 16, 2015 @ 3:59am EDT $27.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee What is this?
Event Information
Please note this is 2 separate races - not a single event. Registrants receive one shirt with entry. Details for the one mile run/walk & the 5K race walk are listed above. The one mile starts at 6:30pm & the 5K race walk at 7pm. If entering the 5K walk, please refrain from running, jogging and "jog walking".
Place
205 12th Street
12th Sreet 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 2016 Run to Read Half Marathon in January. Benefits Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency and a 501(c)(3) entity.

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Directions

Directions from I-79 (north & south) exit 136. Go north on WV 273 (Gateway Connector) toward downtown Fairmont, At the bottom of the hill turn left on WV 310. Travel 310 across the 3rd Street Bridge to Fairmont Ave. / US 250. Nine blocks to 12th St. Set gps for 205 12th St., Fairmont, WV.

Results & photos

Live results will be provided by the Runner's High on their web site (runhigh.com). Pictures of almost every participant should be posted on iPlayOutside a few days after the race.

Literacy Volunteers of Marion County

Literacy Volunteers of Marion County (LVMC) was organized and incorporated in the late 1980's. LVMC is a United Way agency and a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. It is affiliated with Literacy West Virginia & with ProLiteracy Worldwide.

LCMC provides free one on one tutoring in a confidential and friendly setting. Adults and chidlren receive help with basic reading, math and English as a second language (ESL). Housed in the Marion County Adult & Community Education Center (MCACEC), LVMC accepts referrals from MCACEC's GED class.

LVMC holds another fundraiser, the Run to Read Half Marathon, in early January at Prickett's Fort State Park. All profits from both events go to LVMC and provide the organization with over a third of its annual revnue.