3/10/2014 12:43:00 PM McLeod Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 1-Mile Family Fun Run
The McLeod Sports Medicine Challenge Run/Walk will be held Saturday, March 15, at Briggs Elementary School, 1012 Congaree Drive in Florence. 5K and 10 K races begin at 9 a.m., a one-mile Family Fun Run begins at 9:10 a.m. On line registration is available at www.carolinarunningcompany.com, race day registration will be available from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. The McLeod Sports Medicine Challenge Run/Walk Course is USA Track and Field Certified. The course is designed for competitive and recreational athletics. The race technical direction is managed by Greg Elmore and Carolina Running Company. Overall prizes are valued at $100, $50 and $25 will be awarded to the top three overall male and female winners. A $100 cash bonus will be awarded to the male or female who sets a new course record. Medals will be awarded forn each age division. Registration cost on the day of the event is $25. Cost includes a Run/Walk T-shirt. The Family Fun Run cost is $5 for an individual and $10 for a family. The Family Fun Run is pet-friendly. The race proceeds benefit the Geoffrey Kier Memorial Athletic Excellence Award Scholarship Fund. The Geoffrey Kier Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to four college-bound high school senior athletes who exhibit excellence in academics, athletics, and also possess strong leadership skills. Male and female athletes are selected from participating area public and private high schools. For more information or to receive registration information, call McLeod Sports Medicine at 777-8167, or email SportsMedicine@McLeodHealth.org.