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Saturday, May 31, 2008 -- Charleston, WV
West Virginia Rainbow Run (iPO Event Id#: 10860)
Presented by WV United Federal Credit Union

Rainbow Run logo
West Virginia's Rainbow Run (a 5K Race, 5K Walk, or 1 Mile Walk) combines the spirit of a morning dedicated to fitness with a way to raise money for the Covenant House AIDS Residential and Resource Program.

This event kicks off the West Virginia Rainbow Pride Festival in Charleston. Enjoy great t-shirts, kids events, food and freebies, plus great giveaways!

Individual Sponsorships: Participants will take a total of about 2000 steps. Suggest that your sponsors donate on a "per step" basis (example: 1 cent per step = $20 donation). Donations are to be collected in advance and turned in at the Rainbow Run. Checks are to be made payable to Rainbow Run.

  • On-site race day registration begins at 7:30 AM.
  • Please be parked no later than 8:30 AM! Start Time is 9:00 AM
  • Race day Check-In/Start Line at Covenant House (600 Shrewsbury Street)

To Register:

  • $10 fee for children under 18
  • $20.00 for adults if received by May 28
  • $25.00 for adults on race day
  • * adults fees plus individual sponsorships should be included

Course: Travels through historic east end of Charleston past the Memorial AIDs garden and many beautiful homes, on paved roads

Location: Covenant House, 600 Shrewsbury Street, Charleston, WV (located across Smith Street from the Capitol Market)

Help Wanted: Can't run or walk? Help staff a corner to direct participants on the right path. Enjoy baking or food prep? Donate time and food toward refreshments. We have many jobs for all types of volunteers! Contact Jeff Crist at (304)344-8053 ext. 18.

About the Race Beneficiary: Covenant House's AIDS Residential & Resource Program serves 22 southern West Virginia counties. Services available to qualified HIV positive individuals include financial assistance with rent, utilities, and supportive counseling/services; help with filling out forms required by government and insurance, as well as living wills and medical power of attorney; and educational information. Services also are available to families and life partners.

Start Date: 2008-05-31     Start Time: 9:00am
Event Name: West Virginia Rainbow Run
Location(s): Charleston, WV 25301
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s):
Contact(s): Covenant House, (Jeff Crist)
   Phone: 304-344-8053 18
Comments: 5K Race, 5K Walk, 1 Mile Walk
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