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16th Annual Run to Read Half Marathon

Saturday January 9th, 2021

Fairmont, WV

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Description

Double out and back on 2 rail trails. The first section is about 5 miles long, is paved & goes through the historic & restored Meredith Tunnel. The second trail is on crushed limestone & has a scenic view of the Monongahela River.  Long sleeve tech shirts if registered by Dec 5th 2020.  A very limited number of shirts will be available for same-day registration, so please pre-register online or via mail.  All finishers will get a nice custom medal! 


Hydration provided by Endurance Headquarters, a local endurance fuel company. Use coupon code RUNTOREAD for product discounts on their website!


 Hour long videos from the 2009 race & the 2013 race are on You Tube. Race news is posted on Facebook. Awards presented as runners finish. Lots of post-race food. Second year for 1pm start time. First race in MCPARC race series. Chip timing by Miles of Smiles Timing Services. Results will be posted on smileymiles.com.


Event benefits Literacy Volunteers of Marion County (LVMC), a United Way agency & a 501(c)(3) tax exempt entity. LVMC facilitates free one on one tutoring in a friendly, confidential setting. Tutoring is provided for both adults and children in reading, math & English as a second language (ESL).


 

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Start Location

88 State Park Road, Fairmont, WV

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