Governor's Cup Run

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Name: Governor's Cup Run
Date: May 20, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

Launched in 1973, the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Road Race is one of the oldest, continuously conducted road race events in the Southeast. Join us on May 19-20, 2017 for our 45th annual event.

South Carolina’s Running Festival kicks off with our Expo on Friday, May 19, at 11:00 am.   The excitement moves on to the Main Street Mile and Kid’s Mile (Fun Run) on Friday evening.   Runners of all abilities to include elite athletes will be running a mile on Main Street.

On Saturday, May 20, the Half Marathon takes off at 7:00 am, and the 5k Run/Walk takes off at 7:30 am.   Both races will experience a great course that includes historic areas and will encounter entertainment from 25-30 Spirit Corps locations on the course. Participants will finish near the intersection of Park and Senate Streets and will be arriving starting at 7:45 am and continuing through 10:00 am.  Our finish area will include music, food, vendors, and activities leading up to our awards ceremonies and a post-race celebration at Tin Roof to include a free draft beer for Gov Cup participants 21 years or older, food discounts, and live entertainment from the Blue Pickups.

Main Street Mile starts and finishes on Main Street
Half Marathon and 5k Run/Walk start at 1312 Main St. and finish at 1110 Park Street

Date/Time Information:
Friday, May 19 | Main Street Mile at 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 20 | Half Marathon at 7:00 AM
Saturday, May 20 | 5k Run/Walk at 7:30 AM
Contact Information:
Main Street Mile | $25 until May 18
Half Marathon | $70 until April 30
5k Run/Walk | $30 until April 30

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