Arthurdale Heritage Goat Gallop 5k


Arthurdale, WV - A and Q Roads


May 30, 2020- 9:00 AM


5k, 1 mile fun run


Enjoy Arthurdale’s charming historic district dotted with original New Deal homes and gallop past the friendly goats! After the 5k, visit the historic grounds, play with the goats, and join us in celebrating homestead life. All paces welcome in the 5k–run, walk, or roll through Arthurdale! The course runs through beautiful, rural Arthurdale and is mostly flat with one steep grade. The course is measured and is 3.1 miles long. The kid’s run is measured at 1 mile long and flat. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome to participate in the 5k.

Entry Fees

Participants can register online or in person up until race day. Race registration fee is $20 if registered before May 16, which includes a t-shirt. It costs $25 if registered after May 16, and t-shirts will be available for sale on race day. Kids race is $3, but does not include a t-shirt. 

Age Groups

5k Run Age Groups: Under 10, 11-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over

5k Walk Age Groups: Under 10, 11-16, 17-39, 40-59, 60 and over

Kids Race: age 10 and under


The award ceremony will be held at 11:00am. Top overall male and female 5k finisher will receive a prize. Top male and female finisher in each age category will receive a medal. All participants in the kid’s race will receive a medal.

Charity Information

For over thirty years Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (AHI) has worked to preserve the history of the nation’s first New Deal Homestead Community, started under the Roosevelt Administration. AHI was created by volunteers, many of whom were original homesteaders, to preserve their family and community history.  AHI has since become essential to maintaining northern West Virginia’s economy through tourism and promoting education about the Depression Era.

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