Belington Wellness Center to Hold 8th Annual 5K Turkey Trot

To benefit the Heart & Hand House and the Belington Presbyterian Church

Belington, WV (October 28, 2019) – Belington Wellness Center, a division of Barbour Community Health Association, today announced that they will be holding their 8th annual Turkey Trot on the 2nd of November.

Held at Belington Wellness Center (70 N. Sturmer Street, Belington, WV) this 5K run/walk will take place on a mostly flat course. The Turkey Trot is open to walkers and runners of all ages. Participants will be divided by age, as follows: 10 & under, 11 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, and 60 & up.

“We are thrilled to be hosting this event for yet another year,” stated Marlana Pennington, of Belington Wellness Center. “It’s wonderful to see the community coming together to support one another. All proceeds from the day will be divided between the Heart & Hand House and the Belington Presbyterian Church, which feeds around 400 people every Thanksgiving Day.”

The schedule for the day is as follows:
• 7:30am – 8:30am: Registration
• 9:00am: 5K Turkey Trot Begins
• 9:15am: 1-mile Fun Trot Begins
• 10:15am: Race awards ceremony & Raffle giveaway

Awards will be presented to top finishers in the seven age categories following the 5K race, as well as a turkey awarded to the overall male and female winner. Awards will also be presented to participants with the top 3 best Fall-themed outfits.

To register, interested participants should visit or call Belington Wellness Center at 304-823-1800.

About Belington Wellness Center
Belington Wellness Center is located next to Belington Medical Clinic and has services designed to improve your physical condition and health. It offers free diet, nutrition and exercise counseling. It also offers a free swimming instruction program to all Barbour County and Coalton Elementary 2nd and 3rd grade students. Members have a wide array of exercise equipment and programs available to them. Programs include floor and water aerobics, the Arthritis Foundation water exercise classes, stroke and cardiac rehabilitation continuation, hydrotherapy and exercise pools.

About Barbour Community Health
Incorporated in 1973, BCHA owns and operates ABU Wellness Center at Alderson Broaddus University, Barbour Behavioral Health, Belington Medical Clinic, Belington Wellness Center, Myers Clinic, and Brandon Wellness Center at Philip Barbour High School. BCHA is community owned, a 501c3 nonprofit corporation and operated by a Board of Directors who are citizens from the community of which a majority are BCHA patients. Funding for free and reduced services is provided by Barbour Community Health Association, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, and HRSA. Learn More About Barbour Community Health

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