Local race group launches first “social-distance” 5k

News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – Since 2007, Tristate Racer has hosted hundreds of races across West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, and this weekend held the first-ever, “social-distance virtual 5k”.

This race is completed alone, the racer chooses the course and himself/herself and then submit the time online on an honor system.

The 5k must be completed this weekend, March 28th-29th. To signup, you must register online for a $20 entry fee.

The money raised goes to support area food banks during this difficult time. Racers will be mailed a t-shirt and those with the best times have the chance to win a Fitbit Flex 2 and door prizes.

13 News Reporter Haley Kosik participated at Sissonville High School’s track.

Many other virtual 5ks are planned for the future.

For local and breaking news, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE WOWK 13 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Don't Miss

Trending Stories