26th Annual Run to Read 5K & 10K...


5K Run :
: Run 3.1 Miles
10K Run :
: Run 6.2 Miles
  • Race Date: Friday, July 26, 2024
  • Start Time: 6:00PM EDT
  • Location:205 12th Street
  • Address: 12th Sreet Pool
  • City/State/Zip:Fairmont, West Virginia 26554
  • Country: USA

_ The 26th Annual Run to Read 5K & 10K:

Welcome to the 26th annual Literacy Volunteers of Marion County (LVMC) Run to Read 5K and 10K! 
Run through beautiful Fairmont, West Virginia and relax afterwards with your family at the 12th street pool for swimming, food, and fun - included in the registration!  Registration at 5:00pm and race starts at 6:00pm.  

SWAG: Short sleeve tech shirts for runners registered before 6/30/2023.  Limited extras on race day.  Shirts from previous races may be available for purchase/donations.

Overall awards to top 3 females & top 3 males.  Age group awards 3 deep: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29 , 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.

Course Map <- Click - Start line near East-West Stadium. Rolling course through residential neighborhoods of Fairmont's west side. Finish line in front of 12th Street Pool entrance.  One water stop at halfway point for 5K (twice for 10K) and one at finish line.  Bathrooms available at the pool. 

No refund for any reason including weather. 

All proceeds benefit Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency and a 501(c)(3) entity.  LVMC provides free tutoring to adults and children in basic reading, math, ESL (English as a second language), & GED preparation. LVMC is accredited by Pro Literacy Worldwide.

Marion County Police Reserves and the Fairmont City Police Dept. will provide traffic control.  Be sure to come race with us during our winter Run to Read Half Marathon in January (always a great turnout!). 

Other Info:

-) 2024 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2023 Results at: cloudfront.net 
2022 Results at: cloudfront.net 
2021 Results at: cloudfront.net 
2020 Results at: runsignup.com 
2019 Results at: cloudfront.net 

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