Race starts Friday May 19th at 6:00pm
Just prior to the WVSF Fireman's Parade
BFC Fit 24/7 is excited to announce that we will be organizing the 3rd annual BFC Fit: WV Strawberry 5K Race & Walk. The 5K will be part of the WV Strawberry Festival festivities. We are proud to be associated with the Strawberry Festival's long tradition of bringing exciting family traditions and street parties to WV.
By hosting the Strawberry 5K, BFC Fit 24/7 hopes to promote fitness in West Virginia, bring more visitors to Buckhannon by highlighting the beauty of historic Buckhannon through the 5K race route and have some fun in the process.
7 Awesome Reasons to Run the BFC Fit: WV Strawberry 5K
1. Awesome Free T-shirts will be included for pre-registered participants. t-shirts will be guaranteed for the first 100 registrants. After the first 100, the shirts will be available on a Best Effort basis, including shirts for registrants that sign up race day.
2. Awesome Semi Custom Medals will be presented for the following:
- Overall Open Division 1st – 3rd Male
- Overall Open Division 1st – 3rd Female
- Top 3 First Responder Division (Military, Police, Fire, EMS)
- Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Finishers in each age category as follows:
9 & under / 10 – 14 /15 – 19 / 20 – 29 / 30 – 39 / 40 – 49 / 50 – 59 / 60+
3. The Race will be Professionally Timed to ensure accurate times, create the ability to post immediate results and reduce any confusion and congestion at the finish line. The Tag timing system will be professionally conducted and monitored by www.tristateracer.com
4. Awesome Spectator Support by running just prior to the WVSF Fireman's Parade. Great energy from the crowd will boost your energy and make the run more fun!
5. Awesome Strawberry Short Cake as well as other refreshments will be provided at the end of the race to celebrate being part of the West Virginia Strawberry Festival.
6. Awesome Route though Historic Downtown Buckhannon, though our Scenic River Walk Park and Finishing at West Virginia Wesleyan College's Beautiful Campus. The Course is moderately flat with only a mild net gain in elevation - a PR race time is very possible.
7. Awesome Post Race Fair and Party. The race takes place during the WVSF. That means after the race you and your family can watch the parade, go to the fair grounds for rides and games or go downtown for PartyGras! It also means that while you race, the rest of the family will have something to do!
Map & Directions
Fred Brooks Park
Buckhannon WV 26201
Main Street & U.S. 119 & U.S. 33 Buckhannon, WV 26201
Fred Brooks Park Barbour Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201