Friday, July 14, 2017 -- Morgantown, WV / Wharf Street Parking Garage near Oliverio's Restaurant
Jim Dunn Memorial Scholarship Twilight 5 Miler - MAGP #8
Part of the * 2017 Morgantown Area Grand Prix Series * (MAGP Series Page).
- Register online
- $30 until July 13, $35 thereafter and day of event
- Free t-shirt for registrations prior to July 13, 2017!
- 5-Mile Run Course ... [ Course Map ]
Runners will be staged at the Wharf Street Parking Garage in the Wharf District near Oliverio's Restaurant. Following Clay Street to Mechanic Street, runners will turn left on Don Knotts Boulevard, cross Decker's Creek, take a left at Garrett Street and right onto the Caperton Rail Trail. The course continues northwest on the paved trail to the WVU Core Arboretum.
Upon entering the Arboretum, runners will encounter a quarter mile of single-track dirt trail until the mid-point of the loop back on the rail trail. Runners will complete the final two miles on the rail trail to the finish line at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park - just before the Decker's Creek Bridge. Except for a slight uphill approach to the WVU Core Arboretum, the course is primarily flat or downhill.
- 2-Mile Walk Course ... Great for individuals or families!
Walkers will go south on the trail to a turnaround point past the Morgantown Lock and Dam and return to the finish line behind Oliverio's Restaurant.
- 5:00 PM - Day of Event Registration & Packet Pick-up
- 7:00 PM - Race Start
- 8:00 PM - Awards & Dinner (Oliverio's Ristorante) + Beverages (Mona Supply)
Wharf Street Parking Garage . . . FREE parking next to:
52 Clay Street
Morgantown, WV 26501-5932 ... [ Google Map ]
Park for free at the Wharf Street Parking Garage donated by Morgantown Parking Authority. Limited exit during awards ceremonies from 8 pm to 10 pm.
Food . Beverages ... Don't forget your ID!
The cost of dinner and beverages is included in the registration fee for runners and individual walkers only. Extra meal tickets can be purchased online and at the event. Oliverio's Ristorante will provide dinner. Two coupons per registered participant can be redeemed for legal beverages provided by Mona Supply.
The awards ceremony will be held at the Wharf Street Parking Garage following the race. No duplication of awards.
- Top 3 male and female
- Top 3 in age groups* for male and female
- *Age groups: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Find overnight accommodations, dining and more at: www.tourmorgantown.com
The Jim Dunn Memorial Scholarships benefit WV high school senior athletes continuing in track or cross country in college.
We are expanding our community outreach to include SteppingStones as a co- benefactor from race registrations this year. SteppingStones provides year-round, high quality recreation and personal development opportunities to children and adults with disabilities in Monongalia County.
Read about Previous Recipients.
Jim was well-known to the local Morgantown community as manager of Pizza Inn and Pargos, Special Olympics' coach and volunteer with many youth sports activities. A 1972 WVU graduate, Jim came to Morgantown from Rochester Pa on a scholarship and spent four years on WVU's storied men's track and field team under the leadership of Coach Stan Romanoski.
Jim was a sprinter on the WVU track team. Darlene, his wife wanted to do something special in memory of her husband after his sudden death in May of 2007. That is when the Jim Dunn Memorial Scholarship was founded.
|Start Date:||2017-07-14 Start Time: 7:00pm|
|Event Name:||Jim Dunn Memorial Scholarship Twilight 5 Miler - MAGP #8|
Morgantown, WV 26505|
Wharf Street Parking Garage near Oliverio's Restaurant
|Event Distance(s):||2mi 5mi|
WV Friends of Track & Field - Mike Mosser|
Morgantown Area Grand Prix|