Cupcake Chase 5K Run/Walk (Event Canceled)


Hurricane, WV - Valley Park


August 28, 2020- 8:00 AM




Course begins in Valley Park at the large shelter.  It follows the park road out of the park and through residential neighborhoods.  It circles back into the park and through the park on part of the running/walking trail and comes to an end at the large shelter.  The trail is mostly paved with a short distance of trail through the park.

Entry Fees

Early Bird Registration Until July 31 - $20

Pre-Registration August 1 - August 25 - $25

Race Day Registration - $30

Age Groups

1-12   years male               1-12   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


Best Overall Male & Best Overall Female Trophy

Top 2 Males & Top 2 Females in Each Age Division Medal

First Male & First Female With A Decorated Cupcake Medal

Stroller Division Medal

Best Decorated Cupcake Award

Awards will not be duplicated for best overall male & female and age divisions

Charity Information

The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is a national organization that raises money across the country for over 170 local children's hospitals across the US and Canada.  100% of what we raise at our festival stays local to beneift the WVU Medicine Children's Hospitals in Morgantown.  To find out more about the organization, please visit



More Information

The Sweetest Race In Town is back for it's 7th year!  Our Cupcake Chase 5K is so much fun for the entire family!  What other race offers you the chance to show off your cupcake decorating skills?  That's right!  You have the option to decorate a cupcake along the race route to bring back to the finish line for our WV Cupcake Festival Royalty to judge for an award!  We also will have cupcakes at the finish line for all to enjoy!  This sweet race is the kickoff to our WV Cupcake Festival!  The WV Cupcake Festival is a festival with something for the entire family and enough cupcakes and variety of cupcakes to satisfy anyones sweet tooth!  Join us for the 5K, then stick around to see food, crafts, amateur cupcake bakers to compete, a kids pageant and so much more!

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