Fayetteville Town & Country 5k
WhereFayettevile, WV - Vandal's Kitchen
WhenAugust 6, 2016 - 8:00 AM
We will have marshals at key locations to keep racers on course.
Start at Vandal's Kitchen parking lot, turn left onto Maple Ave. and run through main intersection in town.
Turn right at High St. (after the post office and before memorial building) and take next left on Wiseman.
Take Wiseman to the stop sign and make a left onto Lively. This will return you back to Maple Ave. where you will turn right.
Take Maple all the way down to Laurel St. (toward U.S. 19). Take next left onto Halstead.
Follow Halstead to its end where it turns left and becomes South Lee St. (South Lee Addition).
There will be a water station along South Lee.
Take South Lee to its where it joins back up with Maple.
Take a left on Maple and follow it back to the intersection with Laurel St.
Take a right into the Fayetteville High School parking lot (looking for flagging and marshals along the tree line.
Turn left onto dirt road and follow it uphill.
Upon reaching the open field, stay to the right along the treeline (see image below).
Follow tree line around property. After passing the tennis court keep an eye out for marshals and flagging.
Follow flagged course to paved drive of the Gaines Estate and follow that back out to Maple Ave.
Turn right on Maple Ave and follow it back through the main intersection to the parking lot at Vandal's Kitchen where the race began and finish there.
Entry Fee is $20 per racer plus fees.
The Fayetteville Half & Half 5k is a fun run for runners and walkers of all skill levels and is part of a series of events on the the New River Gorge Games weekend including the Captain Thurmond's Challenge and the Thurmond Family Triathlon.
Come on out and enjoy a fun morning.The route takes runners from downtown Fayetteville along local streets to the historic Gaines Estate, a pastoral setting with big sky views and rolling grass fields. This is a fundraising event. All proceeds go to the New River Gorge Learning Cooperative, a Montessori-based learning center for ages 3-12 in Fayette County, WV
- 7:00 registration for 5k open
- 8am 5k Race Start
- 8:20 first racers return
- 9:30 end of 5k
- We will award prizes for top categories immediately after the race. If you'd like to stick around for the overall awards ceremony, that will be begin at 5PM on premises.
Runners will meet in the parking lot behind Vandal's Kitchen:
Runners should be prepared to run on both pavement and mild trail (see trail route and elevation map below).
We will be giving awards for the following groups, male and female:
12 & under
This is a fundraising event. All proceeds go to the New River Gorge Learning Cooperative, a Montessori-based learning center for ages 3-12 in Fayette County, WV.