Treasure Mountain Trot 5k & Kids’ Mile
The first annual Treasure Mountain Trot 5k and Kids' Mile will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 during the 50th Annual Treasure Mountain Festival. Mark your calendars and start training. Run, jog, or walk... get active! Registration and details coming soon. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Email: PenCoWV@sksrt.net. Brought to you by the Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce and the Pendleton County High School Track Team.
6th Annual Fox Trot for Parkinson’s Research
The Fox Trot raises money for Parkinson's research. During the past five years, the event has raised $175,000 for The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
An Event for Health and Heritage, helping promote healthy lifestyles, walking and biking paths, and more involvement in the nearby national parks. Schedule: 5:30am - 6:00am: Shuttles to Marathon Start from Shepherd University Wellness Center 6:00 - 8:30am: Race Day Registration for Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids Run 7:30am: Marathon start (Harpers Ferry) 8:30am: Half Marathon start (intersection of German St and King St Shepherdstown) 8:50am: 10K start (German St, Shepherdstown) 9:00am: 5K start (German St, Shepherdstown) 11:00am: Kids Run Start (Intersection of King St and High St, Shepherdstown 10:00am After Party Begins at Bavarian Inn 12:00noon: Awards at Bavariann Inn
SportsFEST Glow Run 5K
ADMISSION:$15/$20/$25 based on registration date. The night race course starts on Capitol Street and runs along Kanawha Boulevard and back. Entry Fees: March 4 - May 1, 2017 $15.00 May 2 - July 9, 2017 $20.00 Day of race and can not guarantee t-shirt $25.00 Kids 7-12 years of age $12.00 6 and under (no T-shirt) Free
Arthurdale Heritage Goat Gallop 5K
Gallop through history with homestead goats! Run, walk, or roll through Arthurdale's beautiful historic district dotted with original New Deal homesteads--and gallop past the homestead goats! Visit the historic grounds, run and play with our goats, and join us to celebrate the homestead life with the whole family. Join us after the races for other fun family activities including playing with the goats, games for kids, and much more. Healthy snacks and refreshments to recharge your body will be provided. Pre-registration rate--$20--available through June 3; registration is $25 after June 3 until race day. Pre-registration guarantees an event t-shirt.
13th Annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival
A full day of live entertainment, music, amusements, and contests for you, the family and the family dog! Our Tri-State area is home to an unusually large number of hot dog businesses, many decades-old, family-owned businesses that shine as beloved, true traditions! We invite you to come to Downtown Huntington as we collect a dozen of the area's top hot dog businesses, and put them in one location. We welcome you, your family, and the family dog to come to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival to enjoy contests and competitions, live music and entertainment all day, displays, prizes, demonstrations, crafts, shopping, car and truck shows, and to sample all of these wonderfully delicious hot dogs (as much as you can eat!) in one location for the entire day at Pullman Square! Come treat yourself (and your little dog too!) to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival! This year is the 13th Anniversary! For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out their website at www.wvhotdogfestival.com!
Hatfield McCoy Marathon
The Hatfield McCoy Marathon was founded in 2000 and sponsored by the Tug Valley Road Runners Club. Our inaugural race began with just 13 runners. Now we welcome over 1,000 runners! So, whether you want to complete the full 26.2 miles, 13.1, a double half, or even a 5K, the Hatfield McCoy Marathon has a run for you! Oh yeah, if you are a "50 Stater" you can choose either West Virginia or Kentucky as the race state because you'll be running through BOTH! Ranked one of The Weather Channel's Toughest Marathons, Road Runner Magazine's Most Fun Races, RRCA Championship Race, and Red Bull's Must Have Medals.
16th Annual Audubon Race for the Birds
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will hold its 16th annual "Race for the Birds!" in Shepherdstown WV on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The event will be held at the same location as last year: Wild Goose Farm at 293 Shepherd Grade Road. The farm is just across the road from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services' National Conservation Training Center. The 2017 event will include two professionally timed races—one 5 kilometers long and another 10 kilometers long. There will also be a 1-mile "Fun Run" for children under 10 years of age. In addition, adults and families who wish to walk or jog the 5K course at their own pace may do so. The 5K and 10K races will follow non-technical cross-country trails through the farm's scenic fields, rolling hills and woods. The course will be suitable for all runners. The 5K and 10K races will begin at 9:00 a.m. The children's Fun Run will be held at about 10:45 a.m. The children's Fun Run will be free. The fees for the 5K and 10K races will be $25 and $30, respectively, for those who pre-register before March 25. Same-day registration will be $5 more for both distances. Registration for the 5K and 10K races will be capped at 400 for both, so same-day registration may not be available. To register and for more information, go to the race website at www.raceforthebirds.org. You may also contact Nan Johnson at 304-870-4414 or email@example.com.
WV Dandelion Festival
Downtown White Sulphur Springs welcomes the beginning of summer by honoring the ubiquitous dandelion. Enjoy a weekend of events and activities -- parade, children’s play area, arts & crafts, 5K and fireworks.
Celtic Knot 5K & 10K
The High Rocks Celtic Knot 5K & 10K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, March 18 in downtown Lewisburg. On site registration opens at 8:30 a.m. The race starts at 10 a.m.
The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a luxury destination race like no other. Runners will be treated to a course with minimal elevation and will run along some of the country's best golf courses at the base of some of West Virginia's most breathtaking mountain ranges. Run exclusively on the 11,000-acre grounds of the world-class Greenbrier Resort that has played host to 26 of our country's 44 presidents and has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders. The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, a world-renowned mineral spa and a 103,000-square foot gaming and entertainment venue. Sign up, book your stay, and come experience the only truly luxury race personified. For more information, visit https://race131.com
2nd Annual Pawpawpalooza
Join us for a fun filled day at the park. Rise and Shine 5K starts at 9 p.m. Register at http://www.active.com/moundsville-wv/running/distance-running-races/rise-n-shine-5k-2015?int. The 5K is $20 per person by September 9th and $25 after September 9th. A free 2-3 mile Pawpaw hike starts at 12 p.m. at the Amphitheater and will last roughly 2 hours. Pawpaws will be donated to Brew Keepers for a batch of Pawpaw beer. Enjoy a free yoga session at 2 p.m. with Happy Goat Yoga at the Amphitheater. Music will be provided by Shannon Canterbury at the Amphitheater from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at no charge.
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival
The Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is the premier heritage festival in West Virginia. It is an annual festival held every 3rd weekend in June in Ansted WV! It is hosted by the AIM/Hometown Mountain Heritage Committee. Activities include Coal Shoveling contest, Hometown 5-K Run, Flea Market, Kids Carnival, Heritage Demonstrations, Chain Saw Artist, Horseshoe Pitching Contest, Memorabilia Displays, Arts & Crafts Vendor Booths, and more.
Sportsfest Glow Run 5K
During the weekend of Sportsfest and the night before Downtown Streetfest is the 5K Glow Run/Walk. Start the course on Capitol Street and run South towards Kanawha Boulevard. Turn left and run East along Kanawha Boulevard and back.
Insane Inflatables 5K
The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to your neck of the woods! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice! The earlier you sign up the cheaper your ticket will be! For more information, go to http://insaneinflatable5k.com/morgantown-wv/
4th of July Celebration
Grand Vue Park will be once again hosting a Fourth of July Celebration. Join the Park for a day of family fun. There will be a flag hunt and prize giveaway. This is where you look for flags around the park and attached to each flag is some sort of a prize- you may get lucky and get a free stay in one of our new treehouses. We will have a special zipline tour day. We will also be hosting a Red, White and Blue 5k. Events will be going on all day- come join Grand Vue Park.
Glow In The Park – WV Italian Heritage Festival 5K Run
Taking the FUN of 2015's successful GLOW RUN and moving it to the park! GLOW IN THE PARK Ultimate 5K FUN RUN! This night time race has glow paint, foam machines, and a Live DJ Dance Party! This is a non-stop party for the whole family! For more info please contact the WVIHF at 304-622-7314 or visit their website at www.wvihf.com
West Virginia Blackberry Festival
This great 3-day food festival has lots of wonderful blackberry dishes and other foods, arts & crafts, 5K run, fireworks, games, and loads of free entertainment! Ample parking available. For more info, call 304-622-3206 or visit www.wvblackberry.com