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Pierpont Veterans 5k

 
Welcome to the 5th Annual Pierpont / Tech Park Veterans 5K!
Thursday, March 26, 2015
6:30 pm
New Course at the I-79 Technology Park (exit 132)

2014 Results
 

Registration 

FREE Registration for Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel!!!

5K Run - $20 
2 Mile Walk - $20 
Kids K - FREE (10 & Under)

Printable Registration Form
Register by Phone: 304.367.4920    

Event Information

Join us for the 5th Annual Pierpont / Tech Park Veterans 5k as we raise more money to support Veterans’ Education, Services and Scholarships. We offer a beautiful an inspiring course, a festive atmosphere, excellent post-race refreshments, and generous sponsors. So come out, support a great cause, and challenge yourself and your friends at “The Tech-iest 5K in WV!”
RunnersSchedule Of Events
All events will take place at Robert H. Mollohan Research Center, 1000 Technology Drive (I-79, exit 132) in Fairmont.

Thursday, March 26th:
5:00 pm - Registration and Packet Pick-Up
6:00 pm - Registration Closes
6:15 pm - Kids' K Race Begins
6:20 pm - Mascot Invitational
6:30 pm - 5k and 2 Mile Races Begin
7:15 pm - Post-Race Reception & Awards
Course Description

New Course at I-79 Technology Park
Our beautiful loop course takes you on a tour of some of the most innovative companies in WV! Beginning at the Observation Tower, racers will pass Pierpont’s Advanced Technology Center, tour First Energy Corp., run through the Technology Towers, visit the NASA IV & V campus, circle the Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center, pass the Technology Training Center and the massive NOAA satellite dishes, around the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center and finishing back at the Observation Tower.

Course Map coming soon.
Kids' K   (10 & under)

Kids’ K participants will start at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center.  Kids will cross the bridge before turning back and finishing at the Observation Tower.  (Total distance is approximately 200 meters).  

All runners will receive a “#1” race bib, Pierpont / Tech Park Veterans 5k race shirt, and commemorative finisher’s medallion. Registration is FREE! Race begins at 6:15 pm.

Additional children's activities will be available throughout the main events.
Proud to be a VeteranVeterans Challenge

Please join us for the 2015 "Veterans Challenge" featuring a special category and prizes for our the top Veteran and  Active Duty runners.  We are also offering FREE REGISTRATION for Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel for both the 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk!
Mascot Invitational

Pierpont invites all area schools and businesses to join in a fun, spirited, and memorable race to take place immediately following the Kids K.

RSVP your mascot at 304.367.4920
Awards

Commemorative awards will be presented to the top overall men’s and women’s finishers in the Pierpont / Tech Park Veterans 5k, as well as the top 2 finishers in each division. All participants pre-registered by March 20th are guaranteed a “Pierpont / Tech Park Veterans 5k” race shirt. All athletes are also entitled to postrace refreshments and eligible for door-prizes to be awarded after the event.

5K Divisions:
Overall
Veterans Challenge (special awards to top Veteran / Active Duty runners)
Age-Group (every 10 years, under 20 to 60+)

Pierpont President, Dr. Doreen LarsonBeat the President.

Back by popular demand! All runners have the chance to “Beat the President.” Any runner who can finish ahead of Pierpont President, Dr. Doreen Larson, will take home a special gift donated by one of our sponsors. Just a warning, Doreen is an avid runner who is used to winning. So train hard – and catch her if you can!!!
Parking ImageDirections & Parking

FROM I-79 North:
Take Exit 132 (South Fairmont).
At off-ramp light, turn left.  
Turn Left an the next traffic light (NASA Blvd.).
Turn Right at Galliher Drive (top of hill).
Take the first Right to Robert H. Mollohan Research Center
Park in the Parking Garage and take the stairs / elevator to the Plaza.

FROM I-79 South:
Take Exit 132 (South Fairmont). 
At off-ramp light, turn left.  
Turn Right an the next traffic light (NASA Blvd.).
Turn Right at Galliher Drive (top of hill).
Take the first Right to Robert H. Mollohan Research Center.
Park in the Parking Garage and take the stairs / elevator to the Plaza.
Pierpont / Tech Park Veterans 5k Sponsors

We would like to thank all of our past sponsors for their generous contribution to the Pierpont Veterans 5k.  All proceeds benefit Veterans' Education and Scholarships.

2015 Sponsors:

 
   
   


     
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Continuing Education Department
320 Adams Street, Suite G.01
Fairmont, WV 26554
304.367.4920