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Friends of Clay 5k

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The second annual Friends of Clay 5K, benefiting the Clay Center’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) education programs and our newest partner, Shoes That Fit! This race is open to runners of all types and includes an option for a 1-mile walk. With an adult registration, children under the age of 8 may participate in the Kid’s Fun Run immediately following awards. Live entertainment and family-fun activities will be available in the front circle until Noon on race day.
Friends of Clay 5K $30 ($35 on race day 10/12/2019)
Team Registration $250 (includes 10 race registrations)


Race registration includes:
- Friends of Clay 5k T-shirt
- Drawstring race bag
- Day-pass to the Avampato Discovery Museum
- 2 drink tickets (runners over 21+)
- Admission to after-party featuring live entertainment and family-friendly activities
- 1 Kids Fun-Run pass

T-Shirts & Swag Bags:
Guaranteed for those participants who pre-register online by October 1st. A limited number of T-shirts and swag bags are available for those who register after our deadline on a first-come basis at packet pickup.
NEW FOR 2019! This year, the Clay Center is proud to partner with Shoes That Fit, an organization tackling one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving kids in need brand new athletic shoes so they can attend school with dignity and joy. Through our partnership, Shoes That Fit will work with local schools to identify those in need. The Clay Center knows that confidence impacts learning – and we want to help kids improve their self-esteem and participation at school by eliminating one of poverty’s most visible and debilitating marks.

Runners, sponsors and supporters of the cause have the option to donate shoes at $25/pair. And, thanks to a matching gift, all donations up to $25,000 will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

With your help, up to 2,000 West Virginia schoolchildren could receive new shoes this year!

You can donate to Shoes That Fit NOW - just click here:
This flat course starts and ends in downtown Charleston at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences (1 Clay Square) and runs down Kanawha Blvd. E and back through the East End neighborhood of Charleston.

Top Male Overall
Top Female Overall
Top Male/Female in each age group:
- 12 & under
- 13-18
- 19-34
- 35-49
- 50-64
- 65 & over

*Awards include Clay Center themed items
No refunds are offered due to the charitable nature of the event. All registrants acknowledge that they understand their Friends of Clay 5k registration is non-refundable during the registration process.

We understand that ‘life happens’ and we do allow transfers per the below guidelines.
- Transfer Period is open until October 7th.
- Transfers are to be completed via the registration site.
- There is a $5 transfer fee paid by the transferee.
- There are no transfers permitted after the October 7th deadline.

Presented by: The Peraza Family

Derek Newsome, PA-C
Encova Insurance
Real Estate Central
Children's Dentistry
Crews & Associates
Timothy & Rachelle Dunlap
Frost Brown Todd, LLC
The Studio Be Fit
Charleston Internal Medicine



Oct 12 9:00am

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