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Quinet 5K Memorial Run/Walk Is on Tap

By Staff | Jul 20, 2016

The seventh annual Jim Quinet 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, beginning and ending in front of Quinet’s Court Restaurant, located on Main Street in New Martinsville, across from the Wetzel County Courthouse.

The pre-registration entry fee is $15, if paid by July 20, The cost is $20 afterwards. Only pre-registered participants will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Registration on race day will be from 7-8 a.m. with the race to follow at 8:30 a.m. Water will be made available midway through the race. At the finish line there will be water, sport drinks and snacks.

Awards will be given to the first overall male and female runners; the top three in 14 and under, as well as in age groups 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69; and 70 and up.

There will be no duplication of awards.

The race and all proceeds from it will support a scholarship fund in memory of the late Jim Quinet, owner of Quinet’s Court Restaurant, who was a standout Christian athlete and always carried a smile with him.

Entry forms are available at Quinet’s. Alternately, contact Matt Quinet at 304-904-2147 for further information or visit Quinet’s at 217 Main St., New Martinsville.