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1555, Farnsworth Drive, Charleston, WV 25301 ##celtic calling
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7th Celtic Calling Gathering and Friends of Spring Hill Cemetery and Mary Price Ratrie Arboretum: 5K Kilt Run and and 2K Walk

All proceeds go to beautification at Spring Hill. Beautiful undulating course, winds around the Cemetery on internal roads, trees, monuments and views, with Bagpipes to spur you on.

Spring Hill Cemetery, 1555 Farnsworth Drive, Charleston, WV 25301

Parking:  Signage and Stewards will direct you to  Parking areas. They are located at East and West gates and may be as much as 1/2 mile away.

8am - Check in, collect Race # at Administration Building.

8 15am - Day off Registration closes.

8 30am - Bagpipes will entertain from Administration Buildings Porch.

9 am - Race Start Time

5K Kilt Run Course:

Starts and Finishes  at the Administration Building.  The course is an undulating figure of 8 with over 300 ft of elevation gain. It will take you to points East and West, past monuments and trees, and afford you great views up and down the Kanawha Valley.

2K Kilt Walk Course: Starts and Finishes at the Administration Building, and comprises the 2nd loop of 5K Run Course. This is not a timed Walk.

Entry Fees :

U12 - Free

Walkers - $25

Runners - $30

Online Registration only, closes March 3rd

On Day/Live Registration, 1hr before race time:

Walkers - $30

Runners - $50

Part of a Group, Club, Business or Organization ?

Sign up individually and register your group name and participants the morning of race.  Your group must be 7 or more people and may receive an award.

All participants will receive a 3" Race logo sticker.

Race Registration:


Coffee Mug Award with embossed  Celtic Calling Kilt Run Logo will be awarded to . winners in different sections.

5 K Run:

Overall 1st - Male(M) & Female (F) -  and  a Celtic Calling T-shirt  and Mountain Juice Company WV LLC Gift Card.

14 and under 1st - M&F

18 and under  1st - M&F

25 and under 1st - M&F

30 and under 1st  - M&F

35 and under 1st - M&F

40 and under 1st - M&F

45 and under 1st - M&F

50 and under 1st - M&F

55 and under 1st - M&F

60 and under 1st - M&F

65 and under 1st - M&F

66 and over 1st - M&F

1st Dog running with owner completing 5K, presented to owner.

Best Dressed Runner Kilt/Attire - M&F

Largest Running Group - 1 Coffee Mug  and a  tree planted in your honor.

Awards 2K Walk:

Largest Walking  Group  - 1 Coffee Mug and a tree planted in your honor.

Best Dressed Kilt/Attire - M&F

Special prize for best dressed/cutest dog, walking with owner.

Correct Entry in Spring Hill Cemetery Quiz, based on landmarks you will see on 2nd loop of course. Learn history and about landmarks and trees as you walk. Winners will be drawn from a hat of completed entries:

Individual - 1 Coffee Mug
18 and under - M&F
19 and over - M&F

Largest Group registered of mixed Walkers and Runners - 1 Coffee Mug and a tree planted in your honor.


After expenses, all proceeds go to Friends of Spring Hill Cemetery Park &Arboretum. This non-profit organization works in cooperation with the City of Charleston to promote, enhance and develop Spring Hill Cemetery Park and Mary Price Ratrie Arboretum; for the use and enjoyment of the public.


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