Ready to Run For It

Racers of all ages and abilities race for their favorite community cause.

Racers of all ages and abilities race for their favorite community cause.

May 18, 2016 – Tucker Community Foundation’s Run For It registration opened April 1, and 37 teams, hailing from six counties, are already registered with more expected before the July 1 team registration deadline.  The annual 2k walk/5k race raises funds and awareness for community causes in Barbour, Grant, Mineral, Preston, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties, WV and Garrett County, MD.

Generous race sponsors and the Tucker Community Foundation are providing more than $83,000 for race awards to motivate the young and old, and everyone in between, to participate in a healthy activity and community philanthropy.  Team captains will be recruiting team members and team sponsors from now through race day on September 24.  Their hard work will leverage cash awards for their cause.  In 2015, more than $189,000 from team sponsorships and awards was distributed to over 50 community causes.

New this year, the Foundation has added an award category for First to Finish 2K for entrants who are 80 years and older, as well as leaderboard prizes for teams with the most entrants or money raised on August 1.  Visit our Facebook page ( for current leaders.

To register a team or download an entry form, visit Team Registration forms should be faxed to 304.259.5100 or mailed before July 1 to the TCF Development Office, 737 William Ave., Suite 1, Davis, WV 26260.

Visit to register online, purchase merchandise, donate to your favorite team(s), or to sign up to volunteer.

The 2k walk/5k race is held on the streets of Davis during Leaf Peepers Festival. This year’s race is scheduled for 11a Saturday, September 24.  Onsite registration is available at the Davis Volunteer Fire Department Friday, Sept. 23, 5-7p and on race day morning 8 – 9:30a.  Awards are announced following the race. Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome.

For more information visit or call (304) 259-5008.

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