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.