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2019 Run For It
A Tucker Community Foundation Event


RUN FOR IT is a 2k (1.2M) walk and USATF- certified 5k (3.1M) race around the scenic mountain town of Davis, W.Va. during Leaf Peepers Festival. This year's event is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Speed is not required to win.

The event helps nonprofit and community causes raise funds and awareness for projects, educational activities and charities located within the Foundation’s service area (Barbour, Grant, Mineral, Pocahontas, Preston, Randolph and Tucker counties, W.Va. and Garrett County, Md.).  


RACERS - Racers are encouraged to enter online through RaceRoster. Pre-registration opens April 1 and closes on Tuesday, Sept. 24.  After Sept. 25 racers may enter race onsite from 5 - 7 p.m Friday, Sept. 27 and from 8 - 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 (Race Day). Racers unable to enter online may download an ENTRY FORM and mail it to: TCF-Run For It, P.O. Box 491, Parsons, WV 26287.

TEAMS -  Team Captains can register teams ONLINE or by printing and completing a TEAM REGISTRATION FORM. Registrations can be sent by mail, in person, email or by fax. Teams must be registered by August 31. Each team represents a charitable nonprofit cause. Anyone can sign up for any team. Team members do not have to walk or run together.

View teams in the left sidebar or

TEAM SPONSORS - To see more information on team causes or to make a donation and sponsor a team, click the team's name in the left sidebar or select a team from this drop-down menu.

RACE SPONSORS - Race sponsor donations fuel the race and support charitable causes. Race sponsors receive maximum exposure throughout the campaign. Help build the purse!

MERCHANDISE SALES - Click REGISTER and follow prompts to purchase merchandise without registering for the race. Merchandise can also be purchased along with race registration. Merchandise pre-orders will not be available after Saturday, Sept. 7, there will be a limited amount of T-shirts available for sale on race day.

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*Please note there is a small processing charge for online race entry.

Run For It is a Tucker Community Foundation Event.

Run For It

Registration fees

2K Walk

Easy street walking.

  1. $10.00
    Apr 1 - Sep 24


Race up, down and around the streets of scenic down town Davis.

  1. $10.00
    Apr 1 - Sep 24

Virtual - 2k walk / 5k run

Easy virtual walking and running

  1. $10.00
    Apr 1 - Sep 24

T-shirt PURCHASE ONLY without registering for race. Merchandise ranges from $10-$15

Use this option if you would like a T-shirt but are not racing or if you have already registered or used a paper entry form. Multiple orders and styles are available. T-shirt orders must be made before September 8.

  1. Free
    Apr 1 - Sep 24

Award Categories



Race Rules

  • 2k walk only means just that – no running. One foot must always be on the ground. Course marshals have the final say.
  • Walkers, runners, wheelchairs and strollers are permitted. Other wheeled transport is not allowed.
  • Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a short leash and must be picked up after. No other animals, please!
  • Dogs cannot register for the race. FIDO is welcome to run or walk but cannot register as a team member.
  • Banners used on site in conjunction with the Run For It event must be pre-approved by Tucker Community Foundation; no exceptions.
  • Runners with dogs line up at the back of the pack or get DQ’d.
  • Entries are not transferable. Bib switching will result in DQ.

Team Rules

  • Teams must register by Aug. 31. Minimum of five (5) team members on race day to qualify for team awards. Teams should not represent multiple causes.
  • All solicitations for team sponsor support must state: Funds are being raised in support of [Team cause] for the Tucker Community Foundation Run For It event.
  • Participants must not provide any goods or services in exchange for a sponsor’s contribution.
  • Participants may send letters to sponsors detailing the event and requesting donations, but may not use the Tucker Community Foundation logo.
  • Team sponsor donations must be postmarked by Sept 15.
  • Cash awards must benefit the region served by Tucker Community Foundation. Proceeds from entry fees and team sponsor donations may be used outside the Tucker Community Foundation service area as long as it supports the team’s cause as it is stated on the team registration form.

Registration Form

Don't want to register online?  Download and mail the entry form.

Merchandise Sales

If you'd like to purchase a T-shirt separate from race entry click on REGISTER and choose T-shirt Purchase Only as the event type.

There will be a limited number of T-shirts available for sale on race day.

With respect to merchandise sales: Tucker Community Foundation is not responsible for merchandise that is not picked up on race weekend. Mailing is not an option, sorry! 

Race Sponsors

2019 Run For It Race Sponsors

  • Tucker County Commission
  • Barbour County Commission

Top Teams


Challenged Athletes of West Virginia

Raised: $1,677.59


Kalie's Crew

Raised: $934.23


Team Pioneer

Raised: $600.00


After School Explorers

Raised: $387.62


Elkins Bookhounds

Raised: $365.00

Event Schedule

  • August 31 11:59 PM EDT - Team registration closes

  • September 7 11:59 PM EDT - Merchandise sales end

  • September 15 11:59 PM EDT - Team sponsor donations must be postmarked by 9/15 to count towards team awards

  • September 27 5:00 PM EDT - Friday night racer check-in /registration at Fire Hall, Davis, WV begins

  • September 27 7:00 PM EDT - Friday night racer check-in/registration ends

  • September 28 8:00 AM EDT - Race day Registration at Fire Hall begins

  • September 28 9:30 AM EDT - Race day Registration ends

  • September 28 9:45 AM EDT - Team Photos begin. Check with your team captain or registration desk for your team's time.

  • September 28 11:00 AM EDT - Event Start

  • September 28 1:00 PM EDT - Award Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Davis, WV, United States

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