Saturday, June 20, 2009 -- Fairmont, WV / Marion County Adult Ed Center
11th Annual Run to Read Races
15K and 5K Runs, 5K race walk, and 1.5 mile fun run/walk
All Race Details . . . can be found at http://www.runningintheusa.com/run2read/
Sign-Up Today! [Entry Form] (pdf file)
Race Coverage: Photos, recap, and results will be posted here on iplayoutside.com
- 7:30 a.m. 15K Run (packet pickup & late registration 6:30- 7:25 a.m.)
- 9:15 a.m. 5K Run, 5K race walk & 1 1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk (packet pickup & late registration 6:30-9:10 a.m.)
Fun: LOTS of refreshments & random prizes, Hoops catered hot dogs "Bobble head" awards. Runners are rewarded with a variety of post race food and refreshments at the Marion County Adult Education Center and free swimming for runners and their families at the city pool.
- 15K COURSE is a USATF certified course (WV02011PR - 15K USATF map). The course is a double loop course with out & back dog leg and 110 feet elevation gain/loss.
- 5K COURSE is a USATF certified course (WV02010PR - 5K USATF map). The course is a double loop course and 30 feet net elevation gain/loss.
Timing: Provided by Miles of Smiles Timing
The Mission: All proceeds of the Run to Read Races benefit Literacy Volunteers of Marion County (a United Way Agency). Literacy Volunteers exists to provide free tutoring to adults and children of Marion county. Subjects include reading, math, English as a second language, computer basics and GED preparation. Tutoring is provided in a friendly one-on-one, learner/tutor setting. We have tutoring sites in Mannington and Fairmont and offer day and evening sessions. LVM is accredited by ProLiteracy America.
|Start Date:||2009-06-20 Start Time: 7:30am|
|Event Name:||Run to Read Races|
Fairmont, WV 26554|
Marion County Adult Ed Center
|Event Distance(s):||5K 15K 1.5mi|
|Comments:||15K run, 5K run, 5K walk, 1.5mi fun run|