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Saturday, June 24, 2017 -- Fairmont, WV
The Union Mission 5K Run and 2K Walk (iPO Event Id#: 16533)

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Put your Leg Warmers on and Tease up your hair! Celebrate Rescue in your best 80s Wear! This is a 80s themed race to coincide with the Mission being in operation for 80 years in 2017.

2017 Registration

  • [ Register Online ] or Print [ Entry Form ] (pdf file)

    • $20 per person if payment is received on or before June 16, 2017

    • $25 per person after June 16, 2017. (Same day registration will be at the Union Mission from 7:45 to 8:30)


    • Race starts at 9:00 am.

    • Racers are encouraged to bring one canned good or non-perishable item with them to the race.

    • Parking is available at the new city parking garage and Mid-City parking lot. There may be fees that apply.

    • Free T-Shirts are only guaranteed to the first 100 pre-registrants only.

    • Each runner will receive a ticket for the door prize drawings!


    The 3.1 mile course begins at the Union Mission located at 107 Jefferson Street in Fairmont, WV. You will proceed across the High-Level Bridge, cross the 3rd Street Bridge, to 4th Street, to Gaston Ave, all the way to 12th Street, and then follow Fairmont Avenue to Monroe Street, to the finish line in front of the Union Mission. There will be 1 water stop on the course.


    The proceeds of this event will benefit the Union Mission of Fairmont, WV in its effort to provide food, shelter, and clothing to the homeless in Marion County. The Union Mission is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


    Union Mission
    107 Jefferson Street
    Fairmont, WV 26554

    (phone) 304-363-0300

    Our Run for Rescue Sponsors are:

    WesBanco Bank,inc, Conley CPA Group, Matt Kettering Edward Jones, South Ridge Church, Summit Transportation & Environmental, Crystal Jacquez Realator, Gri Green, And J Phillp Burton, Financial Advisor, Summit Brokerage Services

    Special Thanks To:

    The City of Fairmont.

    Start Date: 2017-06-24     Start Time: 9:00am
    Event Name: The Union Mission 5K Run and 2K Walk
    Location(s): Fairmont, WV 26554
    Event Type(s): Run
    Event Distance(s): 5K 3.1mi
    Contact(s): Brandon Rohrbacher
       Phone: 304-363-0300
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