Thank you to everyone who participated in the Friends of Clay and Shoes That Fit 5K! We hope you had so much fun running and walking while supporting a great cause.

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for the in-person run/walk and it’s been great hearing from everyone who participated virtually!

Thank you to everyone who made this event possible…

Our fabulous event chair, Derek Newsome, for your support, enthusiasm, and leadership

Event sponsors – Crews & Associates, Encova Insurance, Derek Newsome, Greg & Kim Burton, Premier Bank, Kanawha Valley Foot and Ankle Associates, PLLC, and The Studio Be Fit.

APTiming, LLC for facilitating the race – they always make sure things run smoothly.

The City of Charleston and Charleston PD for keeping runners and walkers safe during the in-person event.

When you support Friends of Clay events, you’re not only going to have a great time, but you’ll make a meaningful difference. Thank you for making this year’s event a success and for providing fun and relevant STEAM education programming to West Virginians.

We can’t wait to see you at the next Friends of Clay and Shoes That Fit 5K!

A lot of great photos were captured from the in-person race. Visit to see the photos from APTiming Group. Visit to see the photos from Jake Ruddle from Ruddshots!

5K Swag Bag Pick-up

If you haven’t picked up your race swag bag, please contact Amanda Pollard at or 304-561-3500 x3566.

Check out this amazing video from our last shoe delivery



Greg & Kim Burton


Derek Newsome, PA-C


Kanawha Valley Foot & Ankle Associates PLLC
Premier Bank
The Studio Be Fit LLC