Coach Gene Spadaro Memorial Run/Walk
WhereMt. Hope, WV - Mt. Hope
WhenJuly 6, 2019 - 10:00 AM
Race will begin at historic Mount Hope Municipal Stadium and then east onto Main Street and will make a loop around the city of Mt. Hope. The finish line will be inside Mt Hope Municipal Stadium after making a lap around the track. The route is moderately flat with two small hills. The race will be profesionally chip timed by www.tristateracer.com, insuring accurate times and immediate results.
8:00 a.m. on site registration.
$22 pre-registered before June 30, 2019.
$25 day of race
$20 for pre-registered groups of 8 or more.
To be guaranteed a t-shirt you must register by June 30, 2019.
To be announced.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mt. Hope Heritage & Hope and also to insure the Gene Spadaro Memorial 5-k Run will become an annual event in the city of Mt. Hope.
Coach Gene Spadaro was a beloved teacher, football, basketball and track & field coach at Mt. Hope High Schoool for over 55 years. As head track coach his teams won 4 WV State Track Championships in 1969, 1971, 1979 and 1980. Over the years he coached 31 state champions, of which 23 were individualists and of those, 17 were in field events. He received numerous honors over the years, including the 1980 National High School Coaches Association District 2 Track Coach of the Year. His love for the students and athletes of Mt. Hope High School kept him teaching and coaching until his retirement in 2008. He loved the city of Mt. Hope and was a proud Mustang until he passed away on March 19, 2019 at the age of 90.