Buckhannon Fitness Center Strawberry 5k


Event Date

Fri, May 15, 2015


Buckhannon, WV


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual

$20 $25 Closed

About This Activity

The Buckhannon Fitness Center is excited to announce that we will be organizing, as part of the WV Strawberry Festival festivities, the Strawberry 5k Run. We are proud to be associated the Strawberry Festival's long tradition of bringing exciting family traditions and street parties to WV. By hosting the Strawberry 5k, The Buckhannon Fitness Center hopes to promote fitness in Upshur county, bring more visitors to Buckhannon by highlighting the beauty of historic Buckhannon through the race route and have some fun

Event details and schedule

The Course

The timed 5k course will begin at West Virginia Wesleyan Water Fountain at 21 Camden Ave. The couse will proceed south on Camden Ave. The Course will then proceed up a slight incline on Marion Street. Then begins one mile along Strawberry Lane. This highly supported course begins at the intersection of Academy School, continues down Kanawha Hill, turns right onto Main Street, proceeds straight through town and continues until College Avenue. The Course then will proceed to Buckhannon’s scenic River Walk and Finish on Camden, near the Water Fountain were we started.


The Awards

Custom made awards are presented for the following:

  • Overall Open Class 1st – 3rd Male
  • Overall Open Class 1st – 3rd Female
  • Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Finishers in each age category as follows:

9 & under / 10 – 14 /15 – 19 / 20 – 29 / 30 – 39 / 40 – 49 / 50 – 59 / 60+


To Enter

Participants must submit a completed registration form with the applicable (non-refundable) registration fee.

Pre-Registration by Thursday, May 14th:     $20.00

Race Day Registration Friday, May 15th:    $25.00

Custom Event T-Shirts are guaranteed only to Pre-Registered Racers, Race T-shirts may be mailed, if not available race day.


~Registration and packet pick-up will be from 4:30 AM – 5:45 AM on Friday, May 15th at the Tent near the WVWC Water Fountain. Race starts promptly at 6:00 as not to interfere with Fireman’s Parade!


For more information, contact Jason Kerner at 304-472-8845 or email strawberry5k@wvfit.com or visit www.wvfit.com or visit the Buckhannon Fitness Center: 169 Wendling Plaza Dr. Buckhannon WV 26201

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