6th Annual Race for Hope

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Information

  • Register online above or download the 2017 registration form
  • Half Marathon is $35 by May 5th, 2017
  • Half Marathon is $40 after May 5th, 2017
  • 5K Run/Walk is $20 by May 5th, 2017
  • 5K Run/Walk is $25 after May 5th, 2017
  • Kids under twelve are FREE (Please pre-register to get t-shirt)
  • Registration will be held on Race Day (4/23/2016) at the Leading Creek Fire Dept. beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

This 7th Annual event starts at 10:00 AM and will take place on the Allegheny Highlands Bike Trail north of Elkins, WV.

Refreshments will be provided following the races. Walkers are welcome for the half marathon (4-hour time limit). No separate awards for walkers. Expected field size is 150 racers.

Long sleeve shirts for the half marathon, and tee shirts for the 5K runners and walkers are guaranteed for all who pre-register including those under 12 years of age. Availability limited on race day, so register early!

Course

Out and Back Race

The course is out and back on a rail trail consisting of a smooth finely crushed stone surface. The 5k run/walk is flat and heads out to the south and back. The half marathon is out and back to the north and is mostly flat with a gradual rise in elevation of 260 total feet at the turn around and then down hill all the way back.

Start/Finish . . . 10:00 AM

The race will start and finish at the Leading Creek Fire Dept. north of Elkins at the end of Corridor H in Kerens. The same start and finish as last year.

Water Stops Bathrooms

Five water stops for the half-marathon, one for the 5K. Ample porta-johns; one porta-john in the Montrose trailhead parking area and one at the 5 and 8 mile marks.

Awards . Age Divisions

The 5K awards will begin when all 5K runners/walkers are back. Half Marathon Awards will be given as winning runners in respective age groups pass the finish line.

  • Top Male and Female Overall in both Half Marathon and 5K runs.
  • HALF MARATHON
    FEMALE Top 3 in age categories: under 19…20-29…30-39…40-49…50-59…Over 60
    MALE Top 3 in age categories: under 19…20-29…30-39…40-49…50-59…Over 60
  • 5K
    FEMALE Top 3 in age categories: under 14…14-19…20-29…30-39…40-49…50-59…60-69…Over 70
    MALE Top 3 in age categories: under 14…14-19…20-29…30-39…40-49…50-59…60-69…Over 70

Location
Leading Creek Fire Dept
100 Triplet Rd
Kerens, WV 26276

Directions
The Leading Creek Fire Dept is located on 100 Triplet Rd. across US Route 219, at the end of the four lane section of Corridor H in Kerens. There will be signs and plenty of parking.

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Race For Hope Registration Form 2017
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