Marland Heights 5K Classic
WhereWeirton , WV - Marland Heights Park
WhenAugust 14, 2020- 3:00 PM
$20 for teens and $25 for adults
Weirton Board of Park and Recreation
Registration is continues for the Annual Marland Heights 5K Classic Run,
Fitness walk and Kids Fun Run!
The event, which will begin and end at Marland Heights Park will be held on Friday, August 14 at 7 p.m.
The evening will include a 3.1 mile run, a 2 mile fitness walk, and a youth fun run for kids 12 and under. The youth fun run will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Several precautions are planned and COVID-19 Guidelines will be followed to help ensure safety for race participants and volunteers.
Among those plans are a staggered start, with racers separated into groups of 25. The event also would make use multiple areas at Marland Heights Park to encourage social distancing. Racers would be provided with pre-wrapped sandwiches and fruit instead of the traditional post-race cookout.
Those placing in the top spots of their division also would be encouraged to pick up their awards at a later time, instead of receiving them the night of the race.
Participants will be required to wear a mask prior to the race and during the registration process.
Early registration cost is $20 for adults, $15 for teens and youths, and $2 for the youth fun run.
Those wishing to register can do so at the Weirton Millsop Community Center through Thursday, August 13.
Race day registration will begin at 6 p.m.
Water will be provided at the start/finish line as well as along the visibly marked race course.
Race timing will be provided by Second Sole out of Youngstown, Ohio.
For more information please call 304-797-8520.
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