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Saturday, April 26, 2014 -- Elkins, WV
Catholic Charities Race for Hope Half Marathon & 5K Walk/Run (iPO Event Id#: 14930)

Past Coverage: [2011] [2012] [2013]

2014 Registration ... Print your [Entry Form]

  • Half Marathon is $30 by April 16, 2014

  • Half Marathon is $40 after April 16, 2014

  • 5K Run/Walk is $15 by April 16, 2014

  • 5K Run/Walk is $20 after April 16, 2014

  • Kids under twelve (Please pre-register to get tee shirt) FREE

  • Registration will be held on Race Day (4/26/2014) at the Leading Creek Fire Dept. beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
Race

This 4th Annual event starts at 10:00 AM and will take place on the Allegheny Highlands Bike Trail north of Elkins, WV.

Refreshments will be provided following the races. Walkers are welcome for the half marathon (4-hour time limit). No separate awards for walkers. Expected field size is 150 racers.

Long sleeve shirts for the half marathon, and tee shirts for the 5K runners and walkers are guaranteed for all who pre-register including those under 12 years of age. Availability limited on race day, so register early!

Course

Out and Back Race

The course is out and back on a rail trail consisting of a smooth finely crushed stone surface. The 5k run/walk is flat and heads out to the south and back. The half marathon is out and back to the north and is mostly flat with a gradual rise in elevation of 260 total feet at the turn around and then down hill all the way back.

Start/Finish . . . 10:00 AM

The race will start and finish at the Leading Creek Fire Dept. north of Elkins at the end of Corridor H in Kerens. The same start and finish as last year.

Water Stops Bathrooms

Five water stops for the half-marathon, one for the 5K. Ample porta-johns will be at the start area with one porta-john in the Montrose trailhead parking area at the 5 and 8 mile marks.

Awards . Age Divisions

The 5K awards will begin when all 5K runners/walkers are back. Half Marathon Awards will be given as winning runners in respective age groups pass the finish line.

  • Top 2 Male and Female Overall in both Half Marathon and 5K runs.

  • FEMALE Top 3 in age categories: under 19...20-29...30-39...40-49...50-59...60-69...Over 70

    MALE Top 3 in age categories: under 19...20-29...30-39...40-49...50-59...60-69...Over 70

Location

Leading Creek Fire Dept
100 Triplet Rd
Kerens, WV 26276

Directions

The Leading Creek Fire Dept is located on 100 Triplet Rd. across US Route 219, at the end of the four lane section of Corridor H in Kerens. There will be signs and plenty of parking.

Benefits Catholic Charities West Virginia

All proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities WVa Elkins Outreach Office. They are a United Way agency and provide Emergency Assistance to the most needy in Randolph County. They also serve their neighbors in need through their WellnessWorks Food Pantry. All monies raised will be matched through the Feinstein Challenge to fight hunger (www.feinsteinfoundation.org).


Start Date: 2014-04-26     Start Time: 10:00am
Event Name: Catholic Charities Race for Hope Half Marathon & 5K Walk/Run
Location(s): Elkins, WV 26241
Event Type(s): Run
  Off Road
Walk
  Competitive
Event Distance(s): 21.08K 13.1mi
Contact(s): Cindy Hammer
   Phone: 304-636-4875
   Email: chammer@ccwva.org
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