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Saturday, April 8, 2006 -- Huntington, WV
Huntington Half Marathon and 5K (iPO Event Id#: 7354)

[Overall Results]
Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4] [Set 5] [Set 6] [Set 7] [Set 8] [Set 9]

Photo by Julie Black
Race in Huntington, West Virginia
Pre-registration is required - no race day registration!

Details: The race will start at 8:30 a.m. at First Sentry Bank. This will be an exciting event with lots of perks and a great post race party. Awards ceremony will be right after the race is over. Post race party is later that evening.

Print your race Entry Forms from the official race web site at or register online at

See coverage from last year's event!

Entry Fee: Minimum age to enter the half marathon is 14 years.
Half Marathon Fee $31 if postmarked by March 25, $36 through April 1st. $40 after.
5K Race - $22 if postmarked by March 25, 2006, $27 through April 7th.
Kid's Fun Run - $5

Packet Picket & Pasta Dinner -
Friday, April 7th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm:
The Pre-Race Pasta Party and packet pick-up will be held Friday evening at the old Huntington High Gym on 9th and 8th Street. 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.

Shirts and Prizes: All registered participants will receive a Leslie Jordon wicking shirt. Half Marathon finishers will also receive a finishers medal. No duplication of awards. First 75 women will receive a women's cut shirt.

Awards: Cash awards for half marathon run ONLY.
1st Place Overall - $500
2nd Place Overall - $200
3rd Place Overall - $100
1st Place Master's 40+ - $100

Age Groups: Male & Female for 1st, 2nd, 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 and 2nd place

Photo by Julie Black
Bring the whole family...
Other Events:
    Kids 1-Mile Fun Run - Kids report to First Sentry Bank at 8:30 am on race day to run the last mile of the half marathon course. Kids will be timed and recorded. All participating kids receive a t-shirt and pizza afterwards. Kids who participate in the training program will get a half marathon medal.

    Tortoise and the Hare - Who wants the moola? One entrant will have the chance to race the winner to the finish line for $400 cash! This makes the winner eligable for $900 in prize money.

    Non-Competitive Half Marathon+ 5K Walk - A timed, non-competitive Half Marathon and 5K Walk will be held in conjunction with the race events. It starts at 8:30 am. The course will close 1 hour after the start for 5K and 3 horus for hlaf marathon.

    Post Race Party - The party will be held at Holderby's Landing on the Ohio River, Saturday (Race Day) evening from 7:00 pm to 12 midnight. The party features 2 local bands, pizza, refreshements, all supplied to the racers. Please keep your BIB #, you MUST show it to get in FREE, other guests are $5.00 per person.

TITLE: Huntington Half Marathon and 5K
EVENTS: 1/2 Marathon, 5K Run, 5K Walk, Kids Race
WHEN: Sat, 8 Apr, 2006
WHERE: Huntington, WV
CONTACT: Teddy Johnson (304) 634-5065 E-mail
COMMENTS: 8:30 am start at First Sentry Bank - 823 8th Street