15th Annual
Run to Read Races 10K/5K
Friday, July 26, 2013
Fairmont, WV

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  2012 - Results, Recap & Photos
  2011 - Results, Recap & Photos
  2010 - Results    Photos
  2009 - Results    Photos
  2008 - Results    Photos
  2007 - Results    Photos
  2006 - Results    Photos
  2005 - Results    Photos
  2004 - Results    Photos
  2003 - Results
  2002 - Results

Start of the 5K race
Start Times and Events: 6:30pm - 10K
6:45pm - 1600 meter track run
7:30pm - 5K run & 5K race walk
Place: 12th Street Pool / East – West Stadium
12th Street
Fairmont, WV
County: Marion
Entry Fees: 5K run $25 ($15 by 5/26/13 or $20 by 7/22/13)
5K race walk $25 ($15 by 5/26/13 or $20 by 7/22/13)
10K run $25 ($15 by 5/26/13 or $20 by 7/22/13)
1600 meter track run $25 ($15 by 5/26/13 or $20 by 7/22/13)
Long combo (10K + 5K) $30 ($20 by 5/26/13 or $25 by 7/22/13)
Short combo (1600 + 5K) $30 ($20 by 5/26/13 or $25 by 7/22/13)
Packet Pickup / Late Registration: beginning 5:30 pm East – West Stadium

Make Checks Payable To: Literacy Volunteers of Marion County
Mail Entry Form To: Literacy Volunteers
601 Locust Ave.,
Fairmont, WV 26554
Contact: Literacy Volunteers - (304) 366-6055
Email Address: run2read@yahoo.com
Age Divisions/Awards: 2013 Age divisions and awards breakdown (PDF file)

5 Year Awards document: A listing of multiple year participants (PDF file)
Perks: 1 Tech shirt

2 Free & private pool party for runners, walkers & family members courtesy of MCPARC. Swimming begins at 7pm. (Bathrooms at pool available at 5:30pm.)

Photos courtesy of MCPARC
Refreshments: Hot dogs, fruit, vegetables, chips, cookies, water, sports drink.
Water Stops / Aid Stations: 10K - 3 water stops; 5K - 1 water stop
Bathrooms available at the stadium & the pool. (Stadium & pool are side-by-side)
Course Description: 10K - 2 loops of 5K course ending with ¾ lap on East – West Stadium .Finish at 50 yard line.

1600 meter run – 4 laps on East – West Stadium Track

5K - The course goes down Virginia Ave. & goes down on Gaston Ave. to 4th Street. The route turns right on 4th Street which becomes Everest Drive. The course turns left on Kirk Way & then left on Benoni Ave./Coal Run Hollow. The route goes the length of Benoni Ave & then turns left on 9th Street. It turns right on Farms Dr. & then left on Laurel Dr. Coming out between the motel & the Poky Dot, the course crosses Fairmont Ave. diagonally to 12th St. The 5K heads down 12th St to the stadium & finishes on the track by the 50 yard line.
Event Records:
- certified years only -
Overall male:Zach Sabatino50:04(2003)
Overall female:Beth Godwin59:29(2002)
Male Masters:Larry Taylor52:53(2002)
Female Masters:Debbie Conner1:04:43.7(2012)
Overall male:Tyler DeVault15:48(2003)
Overall female:Chelsea Clark19:39(2012)
Male Masters:Larry Taylor17:58(2007)
Female Masters:Sue Heavner23:00(2012)

Age Group Records - Certified years only (2002 to present)
Directions To Start/Finish: Directions from I-79 (north & south) exit 136. Go north on WV 273 (Gateway Connector) toward downtown Fairmont, At the bottom of the hill turn left on WV 310. Travel 310 across the 3rd Street Bridge to Fairmont Ave. / US 250. Nine blocks to 12th St. Set gps for 205 12th St., Fairmont, WV.
Expected Field Size: 200 all events combined
Sponsors: All proceeds will benefit Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency. LVMC provides free tutoring to adults & children in basic reading, math, ESL (English as a second language), GED preparation, computer basics & related subjects. LVMC is accredited by Pro Literacy Worldwide.

Special thanks to Marion County Parks and Recreation for all their help.
Additional Info: Marion County Police Reserves and the Fairmont City Police Dept. will provide traffic control

Miles of Smiles will time all 3 events including the 1600 meter run.

Also check out our winter event
Run to Read Half Marathon

Other recommended races
Miles of Smiles Half Marathon/5K
Boston Harvest 10K/5K

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