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Saturday, July 21, 2007 -- Bartow, WV / Durbin, WV
Durbin Days Back Road 5K (iPO Event Id#: 10214)
A Durbin Days Corp. Event

2007: [Photos] [Coverage] [Overall Results] [Results by Class]

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Run Durbin WV - You can do it!

See coverage from [1999]

You can do it!! Walk or Run from Bartow to Durbin on the Back Road for FUN! The Durbin Days Back Road 5K footrace begins at 9:30 AM - registration at 9:00 am - At the Bartow end of the Back Road (paved road near the State Routes 28/92/250 & 3 intersection) T-SHIRTS! PRIZES!

To pre-register: Fill out this [ENTRY FORM]

Send it along with your race entry fee. Make payable to Linda Tracy, Durbin Days 5K Race Coordinator, and mail to Mike Stennes, P.O. Box 2, Green Bank, WV 24944.

  • Race entry fee if you pre-register before race day is $8.00
  • Pre-registration must be received before race day
  • $10.00 on race day
  • Race begins at 9:30am

    Course Map
    2007 Course Map
  • Location/Course - Race start, and registration is at the Bartow end of Back Road, near the Hermitage (Red Carpet Inn) at the intersections of highways 250/92/28 in Bartow, West Virginia. Note: on some maps, you will see Back Road referred to as River Road, or Old Pike Road. The course is on a paved, low-traffic road.

  • Shirts/Awards - There are t-shirts for each entrant and prizes for male and female 1st and second place winners in a variety of age categories.

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Take a scenic train ride from Durbin
Things to do in the area:
  • Visit the Gaudineer Knob Overlook of Shavers Mountain in Randolph/Pocahontas Counties. Located about 5.5 miles from Durbin, West Virginia, travel west from Durbin on US 250 for 4 miles to Forest Service Road 27, then north on Forest Service Road 27 for 1.5 miles to the area. The Scenic Area is in the headwaters of Glade Run and Old Road Run, tributaries of Shavers Fork of Cheat River and West Fork of Greenbrier River, respectively.

  • Ride the Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad. Enjoy the vastness and seclusion of the breathtaking landscapes as you ride the Durbin Rocket right out of Durbin, or the Cheat Mountain Salamander which takes you to High Falls. For additional information phone 1-877-686-7245.

Start Date: 2007-07-21     Start Time: 9:30am
Event Name: Durbin Days Back Road 5K
Location(s): Bartow, WV 24920
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s): 5K
Contact(s): Mike Stennes
   Phone: 304-456-3217
Linda Tracy
   Phone: 304-636-8328 evenings
Comments: S Rt 250/WV Rt 28/92 intersection
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