We all do it.  Make those lofty promises after the holidays, when our pants fit a little tighter…you know.  Here’s some fuel for your fire – start pre-spring training for the 2017 Cheat Fest 5K!


Register online anytime from now until April 28, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT

When: May 6th, 2017 – 10:00am to Noon – “day of” registration from 8:00am – 9:30am.

Where:  Preston County Country Club in Kingwood, WV

Description:  5K loop race around perimeter of Preston County Club on Saturday morning of Cheat River Festival near Kingwood, WV.  Some gradient and one out-and-back spur to make up the distance on Whetsell Road.  Mostly asphalt surface with some broken pavement and one 1/4 mile section of gravel road.  Proceeds benefit Friends of the Cheat Preston County Rail Trail (PCRT) committee in the effort to develop two nearby sections of recreational rail-trails. Runners registered by March 31, 2017, get free T-shirts included in registration fee.  Click here for more info.

Keep an eye on the Cheat Fest 5K Facebook page for future details – like t-shirt design!