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Roosevelt Run/Walk 5K
Sat, Aug 8, 2015
Roosevelt Run 5K - Individual Age group/open
Fala's Flee Kid's Race - Individual Age group/open
Roosevelt Walk-5K - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Arthurdale, WV, was first known as “The Reedsville Project” by the government employees who were sent here to establish the first New Deal community under the first of three Franklin Delano Roosevelt administrations.
The federal government liquidated its holdings in Arthurdale in 1947; all homes and community buildings were sold to private ownership. In 1984, the community celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its homesteading. This celebration resulted in the establishment of Arthurdale Heritage, Inc., whose mission is to preserve the historic community of Arthurdale.
Event details and schedule
5k begins at 9:30, Kid's 1 mile begins at 9:45.
The course runs through beautiful, rural Arthurdale and is mostly flat with one hilly stretch. The course is measured and is 3.1 miles long. The kid’s run is measured at 1 mile long and flat.
The award ceremony will be held at 11:00am. Top overall male and female 5k finisher will receive a prize. Top male and female finisher in each age category will receive a medal. Top male and female finisher in each walking category will receive a medal. All participants in the kid’s race will receive a medal.