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Saturday, April 30, 2011 -- Jane Lew, WV
General Lightburn Consol Energy 5K
1M Lightning Run
(iPO Event Id#: 13369)

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Register for 2011 . . . Print your [ Entry Form ]

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General Lightburn race photo by Jennifer Saunders
Named for Jane Lew's native son, General J.A.J. Lightburn, this 26th Annual race began in 1985.

The Jane Lew Lions Club has sponsored the event since 1986 and proceeds from the race are used by the club to assist residents of North Central West Virginia with sight related issues and for community projects in and around Jane Lew and North Central, WV.

  • 8:30 am - 1-Mile Run
  • 9:00 am - 5K Road Run

Sponsored by . . . Special thanks to Consol Energy, the state energy leader.

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General Lightburn race photo by Jennifer Saunders
    One Mile Run point to point, begins at the top of Park Avenue (hill) and finishes in Jane Lew on 2nd Street.

    5K Race begins with a gentle downhill followed by a relatively flat trek through Jane Lew, to Industrial Park Road, and then back to end at the Lion's Club Park.

    Traffic Control and assistance will be provided by WV State Police, the Lewis County Sheriff's Department, the Lewis County EMS, Boy Scouts, Jane Lew Fire Department and members of the Lions Club plus community volunteers.

Age Groups

  • 1M Male and Female: 7 & under,8-11,12-14,15-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+

  • 5K Males: 19 & under,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-49,50-54,55-59,60-69,70+

  • 5K Females: 19 & under,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60+


    Trophies are awarded for the top 3 finishers in each category, door prizes, and refreshments will be provided by local business and volunteers. Reception and awards ceremony after races at the Jane Lew Little League Building.

    1 Mile Run Male & Female:
    Top 3 overall finishers, Top 2 finishers in each age group

    5K Run Male & Female:
    Top 3 overall finishers, Top 3 finishers each age group


Registration and check-in at the Little League Building directly across from the:

Fire Department - Jane Lew
52 Hackers Creek Road
Jane Lew, WV 26378

To get there take Exit 105 off Interstate 79, Jane Lew. Go west on Route 7 to Jane Lew, look for Little League Building and Fire Department. Allow 15 minutes to walk to the starting line which is close by.


Timing services by The Runner's High.

Start Date: 2011-04-30     Start Time: 8:30am
Event Name: General Lightburn Consol Energy 5K, 1M Lightning Run
Location(s): Jane Lew, WV 26378
Little League Building
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s): 5K 1mi
Contact(s): Dave Gallien
   Phone: 304-884-7811
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