Saturday, November 12, 2011

Reading Half Marathon to kick off the 2012 Half Marathon Season for West Virginia

No Half Marathons left to run the rest of 2011 in West Virginia. 

Looking ahead to the next Half Marathon in West Virginia is the Reading Half Marathon, a USATF certified race in Fairmont, WV Sunday January 8th 2012.  The Reading Half Marathon, only $30 to participate in, and goes to a great cause, benefiting the Literacy Volunteers of Marion County which provides free tutoring to adults and children in basic reading, math, english as a second language, GED preparation, computer basics and related subjects of which are accredited by Pro Literacy Worldwide.  This half marathon is supported with 5 water stops and for swag gives hats and gloves to the first 370 registrants, and serving Chili for post race refreshments. The course consists of about 1/3 blacktop, passing through the Meredith tunnel, and approximately 2/3 on crushed limestone on the Mon River Trail.

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