- Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 00:50
The Monongahela Area Revitalization Corporation (MARC) will hold its third 5K Run/Walk on August 10, 2019. This year’s event will coincide with the 250th Birthday activities and the 70th anniversary of the opening of Cox Market in August of 1949.
The “On Your MARC Cox Market presents the Best Yet 5K Run/Walk” will begin and end at the Monongahela Aquatorium and wind through the neighborhoods of Monongahela and New Eagle. Starting time for the runners and walkers is 8:00 AM. Sign in is at 7:00 AM.
Medals will be awarded to the three fastest runners and walkers male and female. Medals will also be awarded in eight age categories for runners and seven age categories for walkers. No duplication of awards will be given. All participants will be invited to walk in the 250th parade that will begin at 11:00 A.M. that morning.
The deadline to apply for the $20 registration fee rate is Wednesday, August 7. The first 250 applicants will be guaranteed a shirt and race bag. A $25 late registration fee will be accepted at the race sight until 7:30 AM the morning of the race. However, a shirt and race bag will not be guaranteed.
Race applications can be found locally at Cox Market, 711 Route 481 (Park Avenue Extension in Monongahela) Sparkle’s by Shell, and at the Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce in Monongahela. Online registration is at www.runsignup.com.
MARC wishes to thank the following race sponsors for their generosity and help in making this race a successful community event: Cox Market, Avon Representative Corrina Withrow, Cox Distributing, Community Bank, Dee’s Cricket of Charleroi, The Monongahela Cemetery, Davies Ford of Charleroi, The Monongahela Valley Hospital, Sheetz, Inc, Sparkles by Shell, Webster Chiropractic & Sports Rehabilitation, Nova Care, Devore Hardware, The Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce, Frye Funeral Home, Marshall Marra Funeral Home, The Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club, cfs Bank, Dierken’s Pharmacy, Eck’s Collectibles, PNC Bank, Pizza Station, Tri and Zimmer Printing.