Come be a part of Martinsburg’s race!

The Apple Trample will lead off with the runners at  11:00 AM immediately followed by walkers in the same wave. Walkers will have an hour to make it to the finish line.

Both runners and walkers are competitive and officially timed this year.

Special features for this year’s Apple Trample include: Official Finisher’s Apple Trample T-shirt, Bag Check-in Service and Shuttle Service.


Registration & Start Line:  2000 Foundation Way, Martinsburg, WV 25401


Overall Top 1 Man and Woman *overall winners will be excluded from age group awards
Age Groups Top 3 Men and Women
7 and under, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

About The Apple Trample 5K

At the finish line you will enjoy a post-race party and awards ceremony featuring local apples and other goodies.  Awards for the top 1 overall runners and the top 3 runners of each 5 year age group will be given out immediately following the completion of the race.  After the awards ceremony stick around and check out the parade. 

Apples have recently been added to the list of “Foods That Fight Cancer,” which is maintained by the American Institute of Cancer Research.  Make sure you join a fundraising team and invite your friends and family to join in on the training and the 5k.

Time and Place
Date: Saturday, October 19th
Start Times: 
11:00 AM for Runners and Walkers

Race Start: McCormack Center, Martinsburg (near intersection of Hospital Drive and N. Tennessee Ave.)  
Finish Line: Martinsburg High School Cobourn Field

Early Registration Fee by Oct 8th
$25 with a t-shirt   

Registration Fee after Oct 8th 
$30 with no guarantee of a t-shirt

Race Day Registration on Oct 19th
Register at The Wellness Center 8 AM – 10:30 AM or online until 30 minutes before your race
$30 with no guarantee of a t-shirt

Race Day Packet Pickup on Oct 19th
Packet pickup at The Wellness Center 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Race Route – USATF Certified 5K

The Apple Trample starts in front of the McCormack Center on WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center Campus near the intersection of Hospital Drive and N. Tennessee Ave.  Participants will follow Tennesse Ave. and take a left on King St.  There will be a water station on the left about two blocks down the hill.

Participants will make a left turn onto Raleigh St. and then take a right onto Martin St.  They will then take a right onto Queen St. and continue through downtown past Boydville to Bulldog Blvd.  Participants will use Bulldog Blvd. to enter the track at Martinsburg High School Cobourn Field where they will be directed to follow the track to sprint to the finish line!

The Apple Trample route follows historic city streets along the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival parade route.  Thanks to Martinsburg Police Department for their generosity and direction, traffic will blocked off for this special event.

The asphalt road surface is clearly marked on race day.

Refreshments will be provided for participants by local area merchants.

Apple Trample Route Map | Download the Route Map .PDF

October 15, 2020


5k Run/Walk
October 15, 2020 (Thursday) - October 18, 2020
3.1 miles
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising
Anywhere Virtual Race


Oct 15 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
6.3°C - 23.3°C (43.3°F - 74.0°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-10-24