2nd Annual SJMH Snowball Run Held in Balmy WeatherThe 2nd Pace Yourself Lewis County/SJMH Snowball Run was held on Saturday, January 11, at Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. Forty-one racers registered for the event and 38 finished the 5K. Taking first place was Joe Rich of Elkins with a time of 23:36/5; second place was Okey Groves, of Mt. Lookout, with a time of 24:30.5, and Elkin's resident William Walters, with a time of 27:41.1 came in third. Top female finisher was Mary Jo Jezioro of Clarksburg with a time of 28:08:1.
This was the first race in the 2020 Pace Yourself Lewis County Race Circuit. The next race on February 1 will be the 3rd Ground Hog Walk Run and will take about 16 laps around the back SJMH track much like "Ground Hog Day" the movie.
●February 1, 2020 - Ground Hog Walk Run at SJMH
●March 15, 2020 - Irish Spring Festival Run at noon
●April 18, 2020 - Weston 5 K in Downtown Weston at 10 a.m.
●May 2, 2020 - LC Chamber of Commerce Adult Olympics at Jane Lew Park
●June - Lightburn Run at Jane Lew
●July 11 - Fireworks Run at Stonewall Resort
●August 15 - US Public Health Officers 5K at 9 a.m. in Weston
●September - Relay for Life of Lewis County at Jackson's Mill
●October 24 - 4-H Cloverleaf Walk Run at Jackson's Mill
●November 26, 2020 - 3rd Annual Gobble Gallop in Weston at 9 a.m.
●December 12, 2020 - 3rd Annual Cocoa and Cookies Walk Run at SJMH at 10 a.m.