205 12th Street, Fairmont, United States, West Virginia

Start Date

07/29/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running race, Running only, 5K (3.1 Miles), 10K (6.2 Miles)

Welcome to the 24th annual Literacy Volunteers of Marion County (LVMC) Run to Read 5K and 10K! 

NOTE: This race is not virtual this year and there is no virtual option. 

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 6/18/2022.  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 large turnout!). 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. LVMC Run To Read 5K

    Single loop - One water stop. Overall awards to first 3 females & first 3 males. Age group awards: Male/Female age group awards: 3-deep 12 & under, 13-15 , 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. No separate awards for walkers.
    Activity Starts: 7/29/2022 18:00 - Activity Ends: 7/29/2022 21:00
    Registration opens : 1/23/2022 04:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Tech Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/23/2022 04:00
      Registration closes : 6/30/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/29/2022 11:00
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74


  2. LVMC Run To Read 10K

    Double loop of 5K course - Three water stops. Overall awards to first 3 females & first 3 males. Male/Female age group awards: 3-deep 12 & under, 13-15 , 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.
    Activity Starts: 7/29/2022 18:00 - Activity Ends: 7/29/2022 21:00
    Registration opens : 1/23/2022 13:22
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Tech Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/23/2022 13:22
      Registration closes : 6/30/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/29/2022 11:00
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03


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