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GSC Fitness Center Organizing 5th Annual 5K Walk/Run and Fastest Kid in Town Contest

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2014

Public Relations & Marketing
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
(304) 462-6390

Participants of a previous Folk Festival 5K leave the starting line

Participants of a previous Folk Festival 5K leave the starting line

GLENVILLE, WV – Staff members in Glenville State College’s Fitness Center are again organizing the annual 5K Walk/Run and ‘Fastest Kid in Town’ contests. The 5K Walk/Run will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Fastest Kid in Town contest will start at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 21st.  Both events will start in downtown Glenville, West Virginia (Gilmer County) during the annual West Virginia State Folk Festival, which takes place Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd.

Early registration fees for each event are $15. Fees for registration after June 7th are $20. Participants can still register on the morning of June 21st beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Main Street in Glenville just outside the United Bank. The Fastest Kid in Town contest is for children up to ten years old. Everyone who pre-registers will receive a t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for top finishers and age groups.

“The Glenville State College Fitness Center staff 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 Christine Ramsey.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the GSC Fitness Center. Click here to download a registration form or contact Ramsey at (304) 462-6440 for more information.

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