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Quinet & Sivert 5K Races Are On Tap In July

By Staff | Jul 2, 2014

Jim Quinet Memorial

The fifth annual Jim Quinet 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m., July 27, beginning and ending in front of Quinet’s Court Restaurant, Main Street in New Martinsville, across from the Wetzel County Courthouse.

The early entry fee of $12 includes a t-shirt. Entry fee on race day is $15, with T-shirts available while supplies last. Registration on race will be from 7-8 a.m. with the race to follow at 8:30 a.m. Water will be made available midway in 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 303-904-2147 for further information or visit Quinet’s at 217 Main Street New Martinsville.

Davie Sivert 5K Walk

A wet 5K Walk benefit to help pay for chemotherapy for Davie Sivert will be held on July 12 at the Reader Methodist Church, with registration starting at 9 a.m. and the benefit walk getting underway at 10 a.m.

It is deemed a wet 5K because during the second half there will be stations with squirt guns and water balloons.

The cost is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Pre-register by July 4 to be guaranteed a tee-shirt. You can register by contacting Melissa Bassett at 304-386-4759; Terri Sivert at 304-386-4770; or Michelle Burch at 386-4681.

Refreshments will be available for purchase after the race.