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GSC Fitness Center Sponsoring 3rd Annual 5K Walk/Run and Fastest Kid in Town Contest

For Immediate Release: May 25, 2012

Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
(304) 462-6391

Glenville, WV – The Glenville State College Fitness Center is again the sponsor of the annual 5K Walk/Run and a Fastest Kid in Town Contest. The 5K Walk/Run will begin at 9:00 a.m., and the Fastest Kid in Town Contest will start at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 23rd.  The events will take place in downtown Glenville, West Virginia (Gilmer County) during the 63rd West Virginia State Folk Festival, which runs June 21st through 24th.

Early registration fees for both events are $15. Fees for registration after June 8th are $20. Registration will take place until 7:00 a.m. on June 23rd. The Fastest Kid in Town Contest is for children up to ten years old. Everyone who preregisters will receive a t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for top finishers and age groups.

“The Glenville State College Fitness Center staff and members of the GSC Women’s Basketball Team would like everyone’s support in our efforts to provide healthy activities for individuals and families. I encourage all to join us at this wonderful event,” said GSC Fitness Center Director Shantelle Harkleroad.

Event proceeds benefit the GSC Women’s Basketball Program. For more information or to request a registration form, contact Harkleroad at or (304) 462-6440.

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