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Saturday, April 28, 2012 -- Morgantown, WV
Parents Place 5K Run/Walk - MAGP #2 (iPO Event Id#: 13870)

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* Morgantown Area Grand Prix Series Event * (MAGP Series Page)

All proceeds from this 6th Annual race go to helping Parents' Place ( maintain its quality preschool program.

Parents Place 5K
Photo by Maria af Rolen.
For more than 25 years, Parents' Place has provided a unique parent-run, non-denominational program open to all parents and their preschool children.


This out and back course begins and ends in the First Ward neighborhood of Morgantown. The race starts at Jack Roberts Park in the heart of First Ward and travels through nearby White Park. This gently rolling course is prefect for runners and walkers of all levels. Water will be provided on the course.

Race Day Check-In

Racers can park in the First Ward neighborhood on West Virginia Avenue, Elysian Avenue, Madigan Avenue, and other side streets surrounding Jack Roberts Park. The race will begin on Madigan Avenue. Registration is from 8:45 to 9:45 am. Everyone must be registered by 9:45 am. All pre-registered runners are guaranteed a t-shirt, but availability of shirts is not guaranteed on race day.

Kids Race & Activities

Parents Place Kids Race
Kids Races and fun!
Photo by Maria af Rolen.
During and after the race, the Children's Discovery Museum of West Virginia and Parents' Place will provide activities for children including face painting, games and arts and crafts activities. After all runners and walkers have completed the course, there will be a Kid's Race for any child who would like to participate.


Jack Roberts Park
First Ward Neighborhood
Madigan Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505


  • Jack Roberts Park is located between Madigan Avenue and West Virginia Avenue.

  • From I-68 - Take University Avenue/Downtown Exit. From South University Avenue (Don Knotts Blvd) make a right onto Callen Avenue to Madigan Avenue. Park is approximately two blocks left on Madigan.

  • From downtown Morgantown - Proceed south on High Street. At the end of South High Street, turn left onto Dorsey Avenue. Turn right onto West Virginia Avenue and proceed one block to the park.


Computerized timing and scoring will be provided by Miles of Smiles Timing Service. Results will be available online at


All racers will be provided with refreshments, provided by various sponsors. In addition, Parent's Place will be holding a bake sale.


Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female running finishers as well as the top three male and female running finishers in each of the following age groups:

    14 and under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-65; and 65 and over.

    Awards will also be given to the top three overall male and female walkers.

About Parents' Place

Parents' Place (, is a parent-operated non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing children and supporting their parents. The teachers at Parents' Place encourage independence and creativity through stimulating physical and cognitive development activities: reading, music, crafts, and play time. While children attend classes, parents enjoy the opportunity to share parenting experiences and learn from notable speakers on topics ranging from nutrition and finance to local charities and children's activities.

It provides parents with a place to socialize while their children attend preschool classes. Children ages 1-5 attend classes taught by experienced and qualified teachers while infants stay with their mother or father in the parents' room.

Start Date: 2012-04-28     Start Time: 10:00am
Event Name: Parents' Place 5K Run/Walk - MAGP #2
Location(s): Morgantown, WV 26505
Jack Roberts Park, First Ward Neighborhood of Morgantown
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s): 5K
Contact(s): April Slokan
   Phone: 304-216-2119
Affiliate(s): Morgantown Area Grand Prix
Comments: 6th Annual
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