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2017 Governors Cup Road Race (Expo & Kids Run)

5/19/2017 - 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. Head to Columbia, SC for the 45th annual event! South Carolina's Running Festival kicks off with the 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. We will have a post-event celebration hosted by Tin Roof to include a free draft beer from Palmetto Brewery for Gov Cup participants 21 years or older, food discounts, and live entertainment from the Blue Pickups from 11:00 am to 1:00pm. Tin Roof will also have games available on the patio to include Adult Jenga, Adult Connect Four, Water Pong, and Corn Hole. If you decide to make a day of it, The Freeway Music Festival will also be starting at 2:00pm at Music Farm and Tin Roof. This concert is free to the public. 

Found in: Health and Wellness, Family Events

Time: Friday, 11 a.m. (Expo); 6:30 p.m. (Kids Run); Saturday 7 a.m. (Governor's Cup Road Race)   Costs: Call or check website for costs.

Downtown Columbia
Downtown Columbia, Columbia 29201

For more information call: 803.960.6202
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