Welcome to the 22nd Literacy Volunteers of Marion County (LVMC) Run to Read 5K and we’re bringing back the 10K!
COVID UPDATE 6/24/2020: Out of an abundance of caution we are converting this race to virtual. We will not be meeting at 12th street pool this year. We are extending the shirt registration date to 7/10/2020!
Virtual Race Details:
———- OLD INFORMATION. NO LONGER APPLICABLE FOR 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT
Run through beautiful Fairmont, West Virginia and relax afterwards with your family at the 12th street pool with food and drinks – included in the registration! Registration at 5:00pm and race starts at 6:00pm.
SWAG: Short sleeve tech shirts for runners registered before 6/20/2020. Limited extras on race day.
Overall awards to top 3 females & top 3 males. Age group awards 1 deep: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29 , 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.
Course Map – Start line near East-West Stadium. Rolling course through residential neighborhoods of Fairmont’s west side. Finish line in front of 12th Street Pool entrance. 1 water stop at halfway point (twice for 10K) and one at finish line. Bathrooms available at the pool.
No refund for any reason including weather.
Hydration provided by Endurance Headquarters, a local endurance fuel company. Use coupon code RUNTOREAD for product discounts on their website!
All proceeds benefit Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency and a 501©(3) entity. LVMC provides free tutoring to adults and children in basic reading, math, ESL (English as a second language), GED preparation, computer basics & related subjects. LVMC is accredited by Pro Literacy Worldwide.
Marion County Police Reserves and the Fairmont City Police Dept. will provide traffic control. Be sure to come race with us during our winter Run to Read Half Marathon in January (always a large turnout!).
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Information about the event is available in : English