Fayetteville Town & Country 5k

Saturday, August 5, 2017

The Fayetteville Town & Country 5k is a fun run for runners and walkers of all skill levels and is part of a series of events on the the New River Gorge Games weekend, which includes the Captain Thurmond’s Challenge, as well as the Thurmond Triathlon, a fun 6-mile triathlon for people of all skill levels held on Sunday, August 7 in the town of Thurmond.

Come on out and enjoy a fun morning.The route takes runners from downtown Fayetteville along local streets to the historic Gaines Estate, a pastoral setting with big sky views and rolling grass fields.

***This is a fundraising event. All proceeds go to the New River Gorge Learning Cooperative, a Montessori-based learning center for ages 3-12 in Fayette County, WV.***



Race Schedule

  • 7:00 registration for 5k open
  • 8am 5k Race Start
  • 8:20 first racers return
  • 9:30 end of 5k 

NOTE: If you are competing in Captain Thurmond’s Challenge, but also want to run in this 5k, there is enough time between events.


Runners will meet in the parking lot behind Vandal’s Kitchen:


Runners should be prepared to run on both pavement and mild trail (see trail route and elevation map below).

5k Satellite