20th Annual Run to Read 5K
Friday evening, July 27, 2018
Fairmont, WV

Past Races
2018 - Results Photos   2009 - Results Photos
2017 - Results Photos   2008 - Results Photos
2016 - Results Photos   2007 - Results Photos
2015 - Results   2006 - Results Photos
2014 - Results, Recap & Photos   2005 - Results Photos
2013 - Results, Recap & Photos   2004 -   Photos
2012 - Results, Recap & Photos   2003 - Results  
2011 - Results, Recap & Photos   2002 - Results  
2010 - Results Photos        

 
     
Photos courtesy of MCPARC
 
Start Time: 7:00pm
Place: 12th Street Pool
12th Street
Fairmont, WV
County: Marion
Entry Fees: $20 by 7/9/18, $25 afterwards
No refund for any reason including weather
Packet Pickup / Late Registration: In front of 12th Street Pool beginning at 6 pm.

Make Checks Payable To: Literacy Volunteers of Marion County
Mail Entry Form To: Literacy Volunteers
601 Locust Ave.,
Fairmont, WV 26554
Contact: Literacy Volunteers - (304) 366-6055
Email Address: lvamarion@hotmail.com
Age Divisions/Awards: Overall awards to first 3 females & first 3 males. Age group awards: female 12 & under (1), 13-15 (1), 16-19 (1), 20-29 (1), 30-39 (1), 40-49 (1), 50-59 (1), 60 & over (1). Age group awards: male 12 & under (1), 13-15 (1), 16-19 (1), 20-29 (1), 30-39 (1), 40-49 (1), 50-59 (1), 60-69 (1), 70 & over (1).
Perks: 1 Tech shirt

2 Free & private pool party for runners, walkers & family members courtesy of MCPARC. (Bathrooms at pool available at 6 pm.)
Refreshments: Hot dogs, fruit, vegetables, chips, cookies, water, sports drink.
Water Stops / Aid Stations: 1 water stop
Bathrooms available at the pool.
Course Description: Race Map - Start line in the vicinity of East-West Stadium. Rolling course through residential neighborhoods of Fairmont's west side. Finish line in front of 12th Street Pool entrance.
Event Records:
Certified years only - (2002 - 2012, 2015)
Overall male:Tyler DeVault15:48(2003)
Overall female:Chelsea Clark19:39(2012)
Male Masters:Larry Taylor17:58(2007)
Female Masters:Sue Heavner23:00(2012)

Age Group Records - Certified years only (2002-2012, 2015)
Directions To Start/Finish: 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.
Expected Field Size: 150
Sponsors: All proceeds will benefit Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency. LVMC provides free tutoring to adults & children in basic reading, math, ESL (English as a second language), GED preparation, computer basics & related subjects. LVMC is accredited by Pro Literacy Worldwide.

Special thanks to Marion County Parks and Recreation for all their help.
Additional Info: USATF sanctioned event. Marion County Police Reserves and the Fairmont City Police Dept. will provide traffic control

Also check out our winter event
Run to Read Half Marathon