Cupcake Chase 5K


August 26 2023


4:00 AM


Valley Park - Hurricane, WV


The course is mostly paved and will begin at the large shelter at the rear of Valley Park.  The route is mostly flat with some slight hills and inclines.  It will start off with a short trail inside the park and then continue out of the park and onto Sunnybrook through adjoining neighborhoods.  It will loop around and back into the park and end at the large shelter.  Cupcake statios will be set up along the away for those wishing to participate in the cupcake decorating portion of the race.

Course Map

Entry Fees

Early Bird Special:

$25 - deadline July 15

Pre-Registration Special 

$30 - deadline August 22

Race Day Regsitration Fee

$35 - day of race


Age Groups

Females:                                Males:

0 - 12 years                           0 - 12 years

13 - 19 years                         13 - 19 years

20 - 29 years                        20 - 29 years

30 - 39 years                        30 - 39 years

40 - 49 years                        40 - 49 years

50 - 59 years                         50 - 59 years

60+ years                               60+ years

Stroller Division



Best Overall Male and Female

1st and 2nd Place Male and Female per Age Division

No duplicated awards for division awards

Best Overall Stroller Division

Cupcake Decorating Participants - Best Overall Male and Female

Best Decorated Cupcake

Most Cupcake Spirit (cupcake inspired attire is encouraged)


Charity Information

Each year, the WV Cupcake Festival board members choose 1-3 local children's charitable organizations to donate its proceeds to from the festival and the events that year.

The 2023 recipients will be: Putnam Shoes for Children, Emily's Teen Parenting Resource Room and Make-A-Wish

More Information

The Cupcake Chase 5K is a 5K with a twist...of icing!  It is one of the most unique 5Ks in West Virginia because you have the option of decorating a cupcake along the route to bring back to be judged to win best decorated cupcake.  Also, we encourage you to break out your cupcake inspired attire to be part of the competition for the Most Cupcake Spirit Award!  Join us for the Sweetest Race Around!

Cupcakes will be available at the end of the race for your enjoyment!


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