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Sunday, October 1, 2000 -- Elkins, WV
Forest Festival 10K Run & Walk

[Overall Results]
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One of the most popular events at every Forest Festival is the 10K Walk-Run. This race has grown in size each year to include more runners, walkers, and spectators to become a very special event.

Events: 10 km Run / 5 km Walk

Start times: 12:15 Walkers, 12:30 Runners/Race Walkers

Course: Level to rolling. Start/finish at Davis Avenue at Fifth Street, proceeding Through downtown Elkins. Middle four miles over scenic rolling country road. Splits at 1 mile, 3 miles, and 5.2 miles. Three aid stations on route. (No animals on course)

Course Record: (Men) Henry O'Connell, 31:17, 1980
(Women) Amy Gamber, 40:36, 1981

Weather: Average High, 71; Low, 43. Average Humidity, 60%

Registration: $12 Pre-registration (by 9/15/00) $15 Race Day. Make checks payable to: Mountain State Forest Festival. Race Day registration begins at 10:00 a.m. at Davis Ave. & Fifth St.

Prize Winnings: $100 to Overall Male/Female. $100 to break the record. $50 to 1st place runners of all age divisions. $50 to 1st place Race Walker. All finishing walkers will be eligible for 3, $50 drawings. $100 to the Elementary and Secondary school with most walkers/runners. Leaf Plaques for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in each age division. Walkers will receive certificates.

T-Shirts will be given to first 200 entries race day. The balance will be mailed.

Age Divisions: (male and female) 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-Over

There will be drinks available along the route at designated areas.

All Runners and Walkers are invited to a Post-Race Party and Awards Ceremony at the Citizens National Bank Drive-Thru

The Show time 2000 Race is sponsored by: Citizens National Bank and PrimeVest Investment Center

TITLE: Forest Festival 10K Run & Walk
EVENTS: 10K Run, 10K Walk
WHEN: Sun, 1 Oct
WHERE: Elkins, WV
CONTACT: Forest Festival (304) 636-1824 E-mail