2021 Blair Mountain March

Deadline for registration has passed.


Over a three-day period, UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts and interested individuals will re-create the miners march that ended in the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain.

One hundred years later, marchers will commemorate this heroic effort starting on Friday, September 3rd in Marmet, walking 15 miles a day, and ending in Sharples, WV on Sunday, September 5th.

A small finale celebration will take place in Sharples, West Virginia the at Local Union 2935 Hall.


Labor Day/Blair Mountain Centennial Finale

Join us on September 6, 2021 in Racine, West Virginia for the Blair Mountain Centennial Finale and Labor Day Celebration!


Date: September 6, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: John Slack Park – 121 John Slack Circle Racine, WV 25165


International President Cecil E. Roberts will be the keynote speaker and we will have musical performances from Tom Breiding, Buddy Grimmitt and Ralph Stanley 2 and the clinch mountain boys!

Food and activities for the kids will be provided!


If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail Activist@umwa.org and a member of our International staff will reach out to you!

Click here to fill out the necessary waiver required for marching!