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Sunday, September 10, 2000 -- Helvetia, WV
Helvetia 10K Mountain Run

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The 2 Mile Non-competitive Walk has been added again for 2000!

Check out the fun from the 1998 Helvetia 10K and the 1999 Helvetia 10K

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The 3rd Annual Helvetia 10K Mountain Run is in association with the 86th Annual Helvetia Fair, September 9-10. The two day fair offers something for everyone, including a parade, Swiss Folk Dance programs, arts and crafts, square dance and more. For more information on those events, call (304) 924-5018. Free camping is available if you'd like to come early. Call (304) 924-5835 or e-mail for further information on camping or the run. Call 1-800-CALL-WVA for info on area B & Bs.

WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2000 at 9:00 AM

WHERE: Helvetia, WV

Pre-registration is $10.00 if received by September 5th. Registration fee after this date will be $13.00. Race day registration will be from 7:30-8:30am. Please make checks payable to Helvetia Fair Association.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall females and males will receive awards, as well as the top 2 females and males in the following age categories:

14 & under 
15-19           40-44
20-24           45-49
25-29           50-54
30-34           55-59
35-39           60 & over
Larry Taylor holds the course record with a time of 36:23 set in 1998. The fastest female finisher is Liz Nashold with a time of 45:21 set in 1999.

The trail will follow a portion of the route the original Swiss and German settlers used when first coming to Helvetia in October 1869. The 10K run remains the same challenging and revitalizing mix of paved road, dirt road and mountainous trails. You will be crossing creeks and enjoying scenic views. The event will begin and end at the Helvetia Store. Traffic control will be provided. Water and aid stations will be available at 2 and 4.5 miles with split times offered at miles 1 and 2. Each mile will be clearly marked.

We're approximately one hour from Buckhannon or Elkins. From Buckhannon, go 12 miles on Rt. 20 South to WV Wildlife Center, turn left onto Alexander/Helvetia Road. Follow signs, 20 miles to Helvetia. From Elkins, go 16 miles on Rt. 219 South to Mill Creek and turn right onto Mill Street. Follow signs, 20 miles to Helvetia. From more Southern West Virginia, I-79N to Flatwoods exit 67. Take Rt. 19 North 20 miles to Ireland then Rt. 4 East (toward Rock Cave). 6 miles to WV Wildlife Center, turn right on the Alexander/Helvetia Road. Follow signs as above.

TITLE: Helvetia 10K Mountain Run
EVENTS: XC 10K, 2 Mile Walk
WHEN: Sun, 10 Sep
WHERE: Helvetia, WV
CONTACT: Jo Lehmann (304) 924-5835 E-mail