We are excited to announce we will be holding our 2022 Jim Dunn Run in person and virtually again this year!! The in person run and fun walk will be held on Friday, July 8th at 6:30pm at the Wharf District. We will ONLY be doing pre-registration (NO ONSITE REGISTRATION will be available). Registration must be completed online by noon on Thursday, July 7th. At check-in, you will receive your chip and t-shirt. Awards will be presented immediately following the race. Results will be posted on the Jim Dunn Run website and Facebook page. Virtual runners can do their 5-mile route or walkers 2-mile route remotely during the week of July 1st- July 7th, runners need to post their results to either the Jim Dunn Run Facebook Page or by emailing us results through our website Contact Page for tracking. Only in person runners times will qualify for the MAGP.
A huge thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and patrons who believe in our mission. There are many ways to help us empower others through education, sports, and recreation in memory of our friend Jim Dunn. Please join us!
How do I register?: Here on the site. In person runners will receive their timing chip and t-shirt at the Wharf Street Parking Garage Check In, before the race. Virtual runners, you’ll receive your T-Shirt in the mail. Follow Jim Dunn Run on Facebook to track results and receive more updates. Final Registration due July 7th at Noon.
When do I run?: In person runners need to report to the lower level Wharf Street parking garage to check-in Friday, July 8th between 5:00pm-6:15pm. The race starts at 6:30pm promptly on Clay Street just outside of the Wharf Street Parking Garage.
Virtual runners can run at their leisure between July 1st- July 7th. Final uploads of results due on July 7th at Noon.
Where do I run?: In person runners will gather on Clay Street just outside the Wharf Street Parking Garage. From there runners will follow Clay Street to the end, turn right onto the paved Caperton Rail trail and head North past Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park(HRMRP) to the WVU Core Arboretum(WVU CA). Upon entering the WVU CA, runners will encounter a single track dirt trail until the mid point of the loop back on the rail trail. Runners will complete the final 2 miles on the rail trail to the finish line near HRMRP just before the Decker’s Creek Bridge. Except for the slight uphill approach at the WVU CA the course is primarily flat or down hill.
Virtual runners-Though you can run & submit 5 miles from any well-lit course near your home, or our typical Jim Dunn Run course in Wharf District Morgantown.
How do I post my results if I’m running virtually?: OPTION 1: Post a Screenshot from your fitness tracker or running app onto the Jim Dunn Run Facebook page wall and we’ll do the rest. Post with your gender and age so we can group the results to share at Noon on July 7th. OPTION 2: Email us at the Contact Page your age, gender, and time. We’re honoring your word, don’t post world-record paces.