Register for the 2019 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon and Two Mile Race

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Events

HALF MARATHON - Saturday, August 17, 2019
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon begins at 8:00 a.m. (Wheelchair division 7:50 a.m.) in downtown Parkersburg and is the RRCA W.V. Championship. The rolling course will take you out of the city and into the scenic surroundings of West Virginia before looping back into the commercial area.  You will finish the race to the cheers of thousands of spectators lined up on Market Street prior to the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade.

All participants in the Half Marathon will get a tech shirt, pre-race pasta dinner, finishers medal, & post-race pizza luncheon!

Awards for the Half Marathon Run:
Overall Male & Female 1st-4th
U.S. Male & Female Runner 1st-2nd
Wheelcharir Rim Push Male & Female 1st
Wheelcharir Hand Crank Male & Female 1st
Masters (Age 40-49) Male & Female 1st-2nd
Grandmasters (Age 50-59) Male & Female 1st
Sr. Grandmasters (Age 60-Up) Male & Female 1st
Age Groups (15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-Up) Male & Female 1st-5th

Awards for the Half Marathon Walk:
Overall Male & Female 1st-3rd
Masters (Age 40-49) Male & Female 1st
Grandmasters (Age 50-59) Male & Female 1st
Sr. Grandmasters (Age 60-Up) Male & Female 1st
Age Groups (15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-Up) Male & Female 1st-3rd

Awards for Combined Half Marathon Run & Half Marathon Walk:
Oldest Finisher 1st


TWO MILE RACE - Saturday, August 17, 2019
Starting line is at Third and Juliana streets at the Towne Square Parking Garage and the finish line is at Sixth and Market streets. The Two Mile Race is the RRCA West Virginia Championship. Race begins at 8:10 a.m.

All participants in the 2 Mile will receive a T-shirt.

Awards for the 2 Mile Run:
Overall Male & Female 1st-3rd
Wheelcharir Rim Push Male & Female 1st
Masters (Age 40-49) Male & Female 1st
Grandmasters (Age 50-59) Male & Female 1st
Sr. Grandmasters (Age 60-Up) Male & Female 1st
Age Groups (9-Under, 10-11, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-Up) Male & Female 1st-3rd

Awards for the 2 Mile Walk:
Overall Male & Female 1st-3rd
Masters (Age 40-49) Male & Female 1st
Grandmasters (Age 50-59) Male & Female 1st
Sr. Grandmasters (Age 60-Up) Male & Female 1st
Age Groups (9-Under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-Up) Male & Female 1st-3rd

Awards for Combined 2 Mile Run & 2 Mile Walk:
Youngest Finisher 1st
Oldest Finisher 1st
Company Team 1st
Family Team 1st
School Team 1st

YOUTH RACES - Sunday, August 18, 2019
Based on age, these events will have age- and gender-based races for children ages 11 and younger.  The Tiny Tot Trot is for children ages 5 and under and the Junior Races are for children ages 6 to 11.  The Tiny Tot Trot will start at 1 p.m. at Parkersburg High School’s Stadium Field and the Junior Races will follow.  Runners in these races can register on race day starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending just prior to the start of the races.  Participants may also pre-register by mail, online, or at the Runners Expo on August 17.

All participants in the Youth Races will receive a T-shirt and medal.

Tiny Trot:
Ages 3-Under 50M
Ages 4-5 100M
Junior Races:
Ages 6-7 200M
Ages 8-9 400M
Ages 10-11 800M

Schedule

Friday, August 16, 2019, Locations Listed Below
2:00-9:00 PM - Registration/Packet Pickup for all Events - Parkersburg Municipal Building, 1 Government Sq, Parkersburg, WV 26101
4:30-9:00 PM - Pre-Race Pasta Dinner - St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, near Finish Line (included with Half Marathon)

Saturday, August 17, 2019, Locations Listed Below
6:00-7:00 AM - Packet Pickup for Half Marathon & 2 Mile - Parkersburg Municipal Building, 1 Government Sq, Parkersburg, WV 26101
7:50 AM - Wheelchair Starts
8:00 AM - Half Marathon Run & Half Marathon Walk Starts
8:10 AM - 2 Mile Run & 2 Mile Walk Starts
10:30 AM - Awards for 2 Mile Run & 2 Mile Walk - Bicentennial Park, 201 3rd St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
11:00 AM - Course Closed
11:00 AM-1:00 PM - Post-Race Pizza Lunch - St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, near Finish Line (included with Half Marathon)
1:30 PM - Awards for Half Marathon Run & Half Marathon Walk - Smoot Theatre, 213 Fifth Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101

Sunday, August 18, 2019, Parkersburg High School Stadium, 1919 Spring St, Parkersburg, WV 26101
11:30 AM-1:00 PM - Registration/Packet Pickup for Junior Races & Tiny Tot Trot Races
1:00 PM - Junior Races & Tiny Tot Trot Races Start

Other Information

Odgen Newspaper Half Maraton & Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon
Runners who complete in both the Odgen Newspaper Half Maraton & Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon will receive a special tech shirt!  Dual Registration for Ogden/Parkersburg Half Marathon Run or Walk available for a discount.
*Must be preregister in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon by August 1 to get special shirt

Donation
You can donate to our organization by going to this link fundraiser page, donations can also be made though the registration process.

Category

Price for Half Marathon Run and Half Marathon Walk will increase in 4 months.
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Waiver

In consideration of the acceptance of my entry and/or participation in the 2017 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Two-Mile Race, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Junior Races or Parkersburg News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot in Parkersburg, West Virginia, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, I, for myself, my heirs, successors, executors, administrators, distributees, and assigns, do hereby forever release and discharge the 2017 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Two-Mile Race, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Junior Races and Parkersburg News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot, the City of Parkersburg, any and all sponsors, volunteers, and committee members, and any and all directors, officers, principals, shareholders, owners, officials, representatives, members, volunteers, trustees, servants, agents, employees, successors, and assigns of the 2017 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Two-Mile Race, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Junior Races and Parkersburg News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot, the City of Parkersburg, and any and all sponsors, jointly and severally, from any and all personal injury, death, or property loss or damage and/or any and all responsibility, liabilities, actions, causes of action, claims, rights, judgments and executions, and demands, of whatever nature or kind, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown, direct or indirect, now or hereafter arising, or otherwise, in any way connected with, arising out of, or resulting from my preparation for or participation in the 2017 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Two-Mile Race, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Junior Races and/or Parkersburg News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot. I acknowledge and confirm that I am fully aware of the risks involved in this event and running races generally, and freely, clearly, and expressly agree to accept and voluntarily assume full responsibility and liability for any and all risks of personal injury, death or loss of or damage to property in any way connected with or resulting or arising from my preparation for or participation in this event. I certify that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to prepare for and participate in the race. Further, in consideration of the acceptance of my entry and/or participation in the 2017 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Two-Mile Race, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Junior Races and/or Parkersburg News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, I hereby agree, on behalf of myself, my heirs, successors, executors, administrators, distributees, and assigns, to indemnify any, all or any combination of the aforesaid, jointly and severally, and to hold and save harmless any, all or any combination of the aforesaid, jointly and severally, from and against any and all personal injury, death, or property loss or damage and/or any and all actions, claims, causes of action, demands, liabilities, losses, damages, responsibility, rights, judgments and executions, or expenses of whatever kind and nature, foreseen or unforeseen, known, or unknown, direct or indirect, now or hereafter arising, or otherwise, including, without limitation, attorney fees, which may at any time be incurred by reason or arising out of my participation in or preparation for the aforesaid, the 2017 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Two-Mile Race, Parkersburg News and Sentinel Junior Races and/or Parkersburg News and Sentinel Tiny Tot Trot. I further certify that I have read complete details regarding the race and the foregoing, and have full understanding of their contents. Entry or participation in the race is an absolute acknowledgment of my agreement to the foregoing terms and conditions.  

PUBLICITY RELEASE: I grant permission to each of the Released Parties to use or authorize others to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of my participation in the Event or related activities, including my name, for any legitimate purpose without remuneration.  All entries are non-refundable.


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