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Saturday, June 14, 2008 -- Charleston, WV / Behind CAMC Memorial Hosp.
Run with a Cop (iPO Event Id#: 10897)
Presented by Charleston Parks and Recreation and the Charleston Police Department [Coverage] [Photos] [Overall Results]

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Run with a Cop 5K
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This 5K running and walking race promotes fitness, cardiovascular health, confidence, discipline, self-esteem, and fun. It also benefits the Special Olympics of West Virginia, serving the needs of athletes of all ability levels. We encourage local businesses to participate in the corporate competition! Come enjoy the flat, fast course.

About the Race Location: Charleston, West Virginia is the perfect way to enjoy a day, weekend getaway or extended adventure. Nestled in the lush, Appalachian Mountains, the capital city is the perfect setting to enjoy history, culture, entertainment and fun. Plus, don't forget all the great shopping, restaurants, hotels and the 9,300-acre, Kanawha State Forest.

Proceeds: All funds go to help support Kanawha County Special Olympics and the WV Law Enforcement Torch Run Fund.

Start and Course // Run/Walk starts at 8:00 am - WVU Medical Building, 31st street & Virginia Ave Kanawha City, Charleston, WV // Race course turns at 47th street marked halfway point/water stop. Emergency personnel will be available on site.

Race and Registration

  • Print your [Entry Form]

  • Entry Fee is $15.00 (RUN or WALK)
  • Race Day Registration starts at 7:00 AM
  • Participants must have form filled out and pay fees before race starts
  • ALL registered participants receive a T-shirt
  • Refreshments provided after the race

Race Awards

RUN //(Male and Female) 14 & Under,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70 and over

WALK // Top 3 male and female overall winners. Top 3 male and female masters winners, plus top 3 Law Enforcement finishers

SPECIAL // Trophy awarded to the individual or group with the highest amount of donation to Run with a Cop for Special Olympics

Directions and Parking

How do I get there? - Go to

Where do I park? - Free Parking is available near the start line, behind parking building just west of 31st street.

Sponsors: Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, Dicks Sporting Goods, Balzout, Kroger, Coca Cola, and The City of Charleston

Start Date: 2008-06-14     Start Time: 8:00am
Event Name: Run with a Cop
Location(s): Charleston, WV 25304
Behind CAMC Memorial Hosp.
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s): 5K
Contact(s): Cpl. John Frazier
   Phone: 304-348-6470
Charleston Parks & Rec.
   Phone: 304-348-6860 / 304-348-8008
Comments: groups encouraged, corporate competition
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