Nitro Doughboy 5K Run presented by Tudor's Biscuit World
WhereNitro , WV - 21st Street - Living Memorial Park
WhenSeptember 9, 2017 - 8:00 AM
What5k Run (Walkers are welcome but awards will only be given to those in the 5K Run)
Join us for the inaugural Nitro Doughboy 5K presented by Tudor's Biscuit World during Nitro's Boomtown Days Festival. This run will celebrate the 100th Celebration of the City of Nitro and the City's unique beginning and heritage tied to World War I. Participants will begin the run at the Nitro Living Memorial Park on 21st Street in downtown Nitro to Ridenour Lake and loop back. The 5k will end at the Living Memorial Park. The course is mostly paved with some gravel trail sections.
Registration/Check-In begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m.
Participants are encouraged to dress in patriotic attire and an award will be given to the top male and female runners (adult and youth) with the most patriotic outfit. Those wanting to be entered in the Most Patriotic Runner Award most come to the Living Memorial Park stage at 7:30 am for judging prior to the start of the race.
Pre-Registration Fee Before September 8th - $20
Race Day Registration Fee - $30
Pay Online or make checks payable to The City of Nitro
Pre-Register By Friday, August 25 to ensure your T-shirt size
Registration begins at 7 am, the race will begin at 8:00 am.
Mail-In Registrations can be mailed to: Rachel Coffman c/o Doughboy 5K - 118 Capitol St. - Charleston, WV 25301
0-12 years male 0-12 years female
13-19 years male 13-19 years female
20-29 years male 20-29 years female
30-39 years male 30-39 years female
40-49 years male 40-49 years female
50-59 years male 50-59 years female
60+ years male 60+ years female
Awards will be presented to:
Top Overall Male & Female
Top 3 Males & Top 3 Females in Each Age Group
Most Patriotic Runner Adult - Male and Female
Most Patriotic Runner Youth - Male and Female
The overall winners, the winner in each age group, and most patriotic runner will receive a Doughboy statue made by Celtic Mountain Iron in Nitro.
Awards will be announced at the stage at the Living Memorial Park at 9:30 am.
Proceeds fro the event go to support Boomtown Days and the Nitro 100 Celebration
Awards will only be given to those running the course, walkers can participate.
Registration and check-in for the race will begin at 7:00 am
The Nitro Doughboy 5k will begin at 8:00 am