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Saturday, August 3, 2019 -- Fairmont, WV / 107 Jefferson Street, Fairmont WV
Run for Recovery 5K (iPO Event Id#: 17198)

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Run For Recovery is more than just a regular 5k run or 2k walk. We are raising funds to help the Union Mission of Fairmont. Your participation will help the Mission to provide food, shelter and clothing to the homeless and to assist those struggling with addiction.

2019 Registration

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  • [ Detailed Info ]

    • All registration is now conducted online and will close online at 12Noon on Friday, August 2nd- Late Registration will be taken on race day Saturday, August 3rd at the run/walk location at 107 Jefferson Street starting at 7:45am Please register before July 28th if possible!

    • Online Donation/Entry Fee Now through July 27th. $20.00 5K Run or 2K Walk/Jog/Kids Run (plus processing fee)

    • TEAM ENTRY SPECIAL ONLY $20.00 5K Run or 2K Walk/Jog/Kids Run (Choose either Join A Team or Create A Team to get the discounted rate! )

    • RACE DAY LATE REGISTRATION ON AUGUST 3RD: $30.00 -5K Run or 2K Walk. Accepted from 7:45am to 8:30am only. Sorry no team discounts on race day. Cash or check only payable to: West Virginia Rescue Ministries. Sorry shirts not guaranteed. Please register online before July 27th to get a shirt!

    • Parking is available at the new city parking garage and Mid-City parking lot. There may be fees that apply.

    • Each runner will receive a ticket for the door prize drawings!


    Consider Organizing A Spirit Team of Family, Friends, Co-Workers, Fellow Church Member ITS FUN! (Spirit Teams are not competitive, just FUN!) its our lowest rate to participate!

    What Is A Spirit Team? Its any group of 2 or more people who want to support the Union Mission of Fairmont by participating in the Run For Recovery 5K Run or the 2K Walk on August 3rd. Your Spirit Team members will each get a FREE T-Shirt and FREE entry into Run For Recovery with a donation to the Union Mission of only $15 per Spirit Team member. (plus online transaction fees) Hurry this is a limited time offer!


    The 3.1 mile course begins at the Union Mission located at 107 Jefferson Street in Fairmont, WV. You will proceed across the High-Level Bridge, cross the 3rd Street Bridge, to 4th Street, to Gaston Ave, all the way to 12th Street, and then follow Fairmont Avenue to Monroe Street, to the finish line in front of the Union Mission. There will be 1 water stop on the course.

    The 2K (1.2) course resembles the first 1.2 miles of the 5K course.


    Union Mission
    107 Jefferson Street
    Fairmont, WV 26554

    (Phone) 304-363-0300


    For the 5K there will be awards for the top 3 overall finishers both male and female as well as the top 3 in each age group both male and female. 5K Age Groups are: (Separate Male and Female) 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & up. All 2K Walkers/Joggers/Kids Runners will get a finisher ribbon!!

    Start Date: 2019-08-03     Start Time: 9:00am
    Event Name: Run for Recovery 5K
    Location(s): Fairmont, WV 26554
    107 Jefferson Street, Fairmont WV
    Event Type(s): Run
    Event Distance(s): 5K
    Contact(s): Scott Robertson
       Phone: 304-844-7244
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