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Run to Read Half Marathon

January 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$40 – $45
people running a race in the winter

Literacy Volunteers of Marion County is once again hosting their annual half marathon at Pricketts Fort State Park.

The course begins on the McTrail/Mon River Trail trailhead. Double out and back on 2 rail trails. The first section is about 5 miles long, is paved, and goes through the historic restored Meredith Tunnel. The second trail is on crushed limestone and has a scenic view of the Monongahela River.   This flat course is closed to vehicular traffic and includes 5 water stops.

All finishers will get a nice custom medal.

$40.00 Race Fee + $3.00 sign up fee; Price increases to $45.00 after January 2, 2021

Awards presented as runners finish with lots of post-race food.

USATF sanctioned event. This is the first race in the MCPARC race series. Chip timing by Miles of Smiles Timing Services. Results will be posted on

Race information will be updated on their Facebook page


January 9, 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$40 – $45
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Pricketts Fort State Park
88 State Park Rd

Fairmont, WV 26554 United States
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Literacy Volunteers of Marion County
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