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SMART5.29K Run/Walk

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us at the 5th annual SMART5.29K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 18 at Appalachian Power Park!


The race, which is presented by the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office and Mission West Virginia, in partnership with Braley & Thompson, Children’s Home Society of West Virginia, KVC, NECCO, and Pressley Ridge, raises money to establish SMART529 College Savings Plans for children recently adopted out of the foster care system in West Virginia. All proceeds from the 5.29K registration, minus a $3 race fee, will be deposited into SMART529 College Savings Accounts. The accounts will be awarded through a selection process administered by Frameworks and Mission West Virginia.

This year’s race is starting and finishing at the Appalachian Power Park (3rd Base Entrance on Smith Street). Check-In/Registration will begin at 8 a.m. A Kids Fun Run will take place at 8:45 a.m. for children 12 and under, and the 5.29K run/walk begins at 9 a.m. Packet pickup is 4  to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at center court of the Capitol Market on Smith Street.


  • Regular (April 8- May 16): $30.00
  • Packet Pickup & Race Day: $35.00

**Children, ages 17 and under, can participate for free!

**There will be a Kids Fun Run that kicks off at 8:45 a.m. for children 12 and under.

**Register by April 19 to be guaranteed a race t-shirt. After April 19, t-shirts will be available on a first come/first serve basis while supplies last.

Additional Information: 

  • All participants must wear official race bibs in order to have time recorded.
  • Official times/results will only be kept for participants in the 5.29K Run. Race results will be posted shortly after the race.
  • Event will take place rain or shine.
  • All registration fees are non-refundable/non-transferable.


May 18
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Appalachian Power Park
601 Morris Street
Charleston, WV 25301 United States
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