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SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022

The Almost Heaven Scholarship Fund has issued scholarships to five deserving West Virginia high school seniors.  Chairman Frank Fazzolari announced the award winners on May 9, 2022.   All recipients are graduating seniors of West Virginia High Schools and will receive...

RESCHEDULED SHAMROCK SHUFFLE HELD ON MARCH 26, 2022

Although the March 12th Shamrock Shuffle trail race was postponed due to a snowstorm, the City of Nitro and Appalachian Timing worked diligently to allow the race to be rescheduled for March 26th.  Due to the condition of the trails, the race was held on the streets...

Sixth Annual Almost Heaven Race

The sixth annual Almost Heaven Trail Race was held on Saturday, July 24th at the St. Albans City Park.  The race began at 8:00 a.m. with nearly 140 people registered for the event that circles the hill sides that encompass the Park. The course challenged the runners...

Fifth Annual Almost Heaven Trail Race Update

The fifth annual Almost Heaven Trail Race was held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the St. Albans City Park.  On a sunny, hot and humid morning, the race began at 8:00 a.m. with an uphill start to the challenging 5k (3.1 mile) course.  Nearly 160 people registered for...