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Jim Quinet 5K Set for Saturday

By Staff | Jul 22, 2015

The sixth annual Jim Quinet 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 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-registaration entry fee is $15 if paid by July 20 and the cost is $20 afterwards. Only pre-registration participants will be guaranteed 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 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 Street New Martinsville.