The Herald-Dispatch WV 5K Championship

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Online Registration closed at:
6:00 AM on 06/17/2016


Huntington, WV - Downtown


June 18, 2016 - 8:00 AM




Course Map

The West Virginia 5K Championship is a fast 5K loop course that circles the downtown Huntington area. The race course will close at 9 AM, at which time runners still on the course will be asked by Huntington Police to move off the road pavement and onto the sidewalks. The start and finish line will both be on Veteran's Memorial Blvd. The start will take the runners west on Veteran's Memorial Blvd approximately 0.6 mile before turning left on 1st St. where they will head South for two blocks before turning left again on 5th Ave. They will travel almost 1.5 miles down 5th Ave. before turning left on Hal Greer Blvd. Two blocks on Hal Greer then the runners will turn left on 3rd Ave where they are a little more than half of a mile away from the finish line. The runners will run on 3rd Ave while going onto Veteran's Memorial Blvd where there is a slight downhill to the finish! - USA Track and Field certified: WV09002MS - Distance: 5K - Mostly flat with one easy rise in elevation - Long straight-aways - Chip-timed - Water stop at 1.5 mile marker - Mile markers with race clocks - Police-controlled major intersections - Volunteers controlling traffic at all other intersections - Food at the finish

Entry Fees

  • $20 - Pre-Registration before June 1
  • $25 - Pre-Registration after June 1 and at running expo: (Must Register by June 13 to receive a T-Shirt, T-Shirts will NOT be guaranteed for entries received after June 13, 2016)
  • $30 - Race Day Registration: **Entry Fees are non-refundable

Age Groups

  • 10 and under
  • 11-14
  • 15-18
  • 19-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-65
  • 66-70
  • 71 and Up 


Cash Prizes!

Top 3 Overall Male / Female 

Awards go to the top three male and female winners in each age group. Top 3 overall male/female do not qualify for the age group divisions.

You are automatically placed in the open division by age unless you choose a specific division.

Charity Information

Hoops Children's Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital

in partnership with

The Ronald McDonald House of the TriState Area

More Information

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