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Saturday, April 9, 2005 -- Huntington, WV
Huntington Half Marathon and 5K (iPO Event Id#: 6701)
Sponsored by First Sentry Bank

[Coverage]
Results: [Overall Results] [Results by Class] [Kids Fun Run]
Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4] [Set 5] [Set 6] [Set 7]

The inaugural Huntington Half Marathon and 5K Run & Walk will be held Saturday, April 9, 2005. This will be an exciting event with bands, cheerleaders, and a post race party. Start time is 8:30 a.m. The course begins in Huntington at First Sentry Bank, 8th Street & 9th Ave. Minimum age to enter the Half Marathon is 14 years old.

Registration & Fees: Print your [Entry Form]
- Pre-registration is required - no race day registration for Half Marathon and 5K Race
- Half Marathon - $30 if postmarked by April 1, 2005, $35 through April 8th
- 5K Race - $20 if postmarked by April 1, 2005, $25 through April 8th

Awards: All registered runners receive a race t-shirt. Half Marathon finishers will also receive a finishers medal. No duplication of awards.

Cash Awards (Half Marathon only) - Male and Female:
- 1st Place Overall - $350
- 2nd Place Overall - $150
- 3rd Place Overall - $75
- 1st Place Over 50 - $100

Age Groups: Male and Female for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place (5K Run & Half Marathon) - 16 & under 17 - 19 , 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 +

Wheelchair Division - Male & Female: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

Packet Picket & Pasta Dinner: Pre-Race Pasta Party, Kids Fun Run, and packet pick-up is Friday evening, April 8, 2005, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Ritter Park. The Pasta Party is $3 per person. Packets may also be picked up on race day at First Sentry Bank from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

Awards Ceremony: The Post Race Party and Awards Ceremony will be held at Eagle Distributing Co, 140 3rd Ave. West, from noon till 5 p.m. The Post Race Party is free to all participants. There will be food, beverages, and live music by local bands.

Non-Competitive 5K Walk: A timed, non-competitive 5K Walk will be held in conjunction with the race events. For the safety of all participants, the course will close one hour after the start.

Kids Fun Run: A one mile Kids Fun Run will be held in Ritter Park on Friday, April 8, 2005, at 5:30 p.m. All participants will receive a t-shirt, finisher award and pizza. Kids may register in advance or the evening of the Fun Run. The registration fee is $12. The Huntington Roadrunners Club will sponsor an 8-week kids training program beginning Thursday, February 10, 2005, in Ritter Park and Barboursville Park every Monday and Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m.

Mailing Address: PO BOX 1674, Huntington WV 25717


TITLE: Huntington Half Marathon and 5K
EVENTS: 1/2 Marathon, 5K Run, 5K Walk
WHEN: Sat, 9 Apr, 2005
WHERE: Huntington, WV
CONTACT: Melinda Cochran (304) 634-9442 runhuntington@aol.com
COMMENTS: Starts at First Sentry Bank
OFF-SITE URL: http://www.huntingtonroadrunners.org