Triple Crown Logo FINALThree local groups are joining forces to raise money, promote their causes and increase tourism in  Fulton County with the 5K Triple Crown presented by St. Mary’s Healthcare. Three 5K races; which correspond with the Triple Crown horse race weekends; will be held on three different days resulting in one male and one female grand champion. There will also be cash prizes and medals awarded and other prize drawings for those who enter the Triple Crown.

Glove Cities Rotary will host the Run for the Roses 5K on Saturday, May 6th.  There will be a 7:30 a.m. registration and 9 a.m. run starting from Partner’s Pub, 21 S. William St., Johnstown.

Mountain Valley Hospice will host the second 5K run on Sunday, May 21st  with an 8:00 a.m. registration and a 9:00 a.m. run at the  FMCC Campus, 2805 St. Hwy. 67, Johnstown.

Lexington will host their Annual 5K race on Saturday, June 10th with an 8:00 a.m. registration and a 9 a.m. run, starting from Lexington, 465 N. Perry St., Johnstown.

Registration is $50 per participant for all three races or $20 per person for an individual race.  Prices increase after May 1st.  Register online at: or visit  for more information.

All Triple Crown racers are automatically entered to win great prizes, including gift certificates, running gear, clothing and more!  A free shirt and goody bag will be given to all who register by April 22.

Cash prizes will be awarded to Triple Crown winners (Male/Female) in the following age groups: 20-39; 40-59; 60+.  1st Prize is $100; 2nd Prize is $75 and 3rd Prize is $50. Medals will also be awarded for various age categories.