Discover the best things to do in the Middle of Everywhere.

From historical exhibitions and live music to annual festivals and holiday celebrations, find amazing events all year long in Marion County. Sign up for our newsletter to never miss an upcoming event!

Please Note: Be sure to check the website or social media pages of each individual event or contact the event organizers directly for the most up-to-date information.

Loading Events

« All Events

Add to my Itinerary

  • This event has passed.

17th Annual Run to Read 5K Run

July 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6:30 pm – 1 mile run (streets surrounding the 12th Street Pool)

7:00 pm – 5K run & 5K race walk

Post race pool party with lots of food & refreshments at 12th Street Pool for participants & their families, courtesy of MCPARC.

Event benefits Literacy Volunteers of Marion County, a United Way agency.

5K – Certification pending: The course goes down Virginia Ave. & goes down on Gaston Ave. to 4th Street. The route turns right on 4th Street which becomes Everest Drive. The course turns left on Kirk Way & then left on Benoni Ave./Coal Run Hollow. The route goes the length of Benoni Ave & then turns left on 9th Street. It turns right on Farms Dr. & then left on Laurel Dr. Coming out between the motel & Poky Dot Restaurant, the course crosses Fairmont Ave. diagonally to 12th St. The 5K heads down 12th Street with a finish near the intersection of 12th Street and Minor Ave.

5K Run $25 ($15 by 6/10/14, $20 by 7/13/15)
5K Race Walk $25 ($15 by 6/10/14, $20 by 7/13/15)
One Mile Run/Walk $25 ($15 by 6/10/14, $20 by 7/13/15)
Combo #1 (Mile run + 5K run) $30 ($25 by 6/10/14, $25 by 7/13/15)
Combo #2 (Mile run + 5K race walk) $30 ($25 by 6/10/14, $25 by 7/13/15)

No refund for any reason including weather


July 17, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


205 12th Street
205 12th Street, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA
Fairmont, United States