WV 5K Championship

Course Information

West Virginia 5K Championship Course Map


The West Virginia 5K Championship is a fast 5K loop course that circles the downtown Huntington area. The race course will close at 9 AM, at which time runners still on the course will be asked by Huntington Police to move off the road pavement and onto the sidewalks. The start and finish line will both be on Veteran's Memorial Blvd.

The start will take the runners west on Veteran's Memorial Blvd approximately 0.6 mile before turning left on 1st St. where they will head South for two blocks before turning left again on 5th Ave. They will travel almost 1.5 miles down 5th Ave. before turning left on Hal Greer Blvd. Two blocks on Hal Greer then the runners will turn left on 3rd Ave where they are a little more than half of a mile away from the finish line. The runners will run on 3rd Ave while going onto Veteran's Memorial Blvd where there is a slight downhill to the finish!


- USA Track and Field certified: WV09002MS
- Distance: 5K
- Mostly flat with one easy rise in elevation
- Long straight-aways
- Chip-timed
- Water stop at 1.5 mile marker
- Mile markers with race clocks
- Police-controlled major intersections
- Volunteers controlling traffic at all other intersections
- Food at the finish