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Saturday, June 3, 2006 -- Charleston, WV
2006 Beat Beethoven 5K Fun Run/Walk (iPO Event Id#: 7394) --- Presented by the Downtown Symphony Club of Charleston to support the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO)

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Are you up to the challenge? The 2006 Beat Beethoven Symphony 5K Fun Run and Walk will pit your 5K time against Beethoven's Symphony Number 5. Timed at 30.55 minutes long, seasoned runners may find the Beethoven challenge a bit of a breeze, then again, this legandary masterpiece never grows tired!

Times: Race starts at 9:00 AM, 8:00 registration.

Sign up Today! Print your [Entry Form] Pre-registerd racers are guaranteed a shirt.
$15 pre- registered by May 20, 2006, $20 thereafter and on race day.

Course: Race starts and ends on Kanawha Ave. beside the University of Charleston, Riggleman Hall. The route is flat through Kanawha City.

About The Downtown Symphony Club of Charleston: The mission of the Downtown Symphony Club is to identify, educate, and engage young professionals who will gradually increase their interest in and commitment to the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Members will become the Orchestra's new leaders and nucleus for future board members.

In addition, the DSC is a way for young business leaders to come together, socialize, and make connections with a group of peers from many different disciplines and backgrounds. The connections we make today will ultimately shape the future or our great city and state. The DSC serves to bring the brightest and most socially aware individuals together in one place to share in a love of life, culture, and music.

To date the DSC has held numerous social gatherings at local establishments around the city of Charleston , bringing hundreds of young professionals together in an atmosphere conducive to establishing lasting relationships with both the WVSO and one another.

About the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO): The WVSO began on September 19, 1939 , when 55 musicians gathered for their first rehearsal as the Charleston Civic Orchestra. The WVSO held its Inaugural Concert for the Maier Foundation Performance Hall, part of the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia, on July 15, 2003. The new hall offers world-class acoustics, excellent sight lines, and improved amenities for artists and audiences alike. The orchestra's home is now at the Clay Center. Find out more at

Support the WVSO: Sponsorships are not just good for the community - they're great for business! Your company's sponsorship of a WVSO performance is not just another charitable contribution. The WVSO offers comprehensive, cost-effective marketing and community relations benefits to our corporate sponsors. Become a partner in a 65-year tradition of bringing great music to West Virginians of all ages. For more information, contact Kathy Bush at (304) 561-3514 or e-mail

TITLE: 2006 Beat Beethoven 5K Fun Run/Walk
EVENTS: 5K Run, 5K Walk
WHEN: Sat, 3 Jun, 2006 @ 9:00 AM
WHERE: Charleston, WV
CONTACT: Katie L. Hoffman, Esq (304) 357-9967 E-mail
COMMENTS: Riggleman Hall, University of Charleston, Charleston WV