The Run/Walk Course and FAQ 2017-03-13T14:32:08+00:00

Scenic Course

Enjoy the beautiful, tree lined old town streets of Summerville, SC

The race course is tucked in the heart of a cozy residential section of this old town with tons of trees, birds chirping, sounds of kids playing in the yard and playground.  The police block of the streets and there are volunteers along the route to help guide and pass out water.  This 5K is one of the more “family friendly” you will find and certainly welcome walkers too.  Participants of all ability ranges come to this event…from the fast runners to the walkers…so you come join us.

The start/finish line is located at 615 South Laurel Street, Summerville, SC US 29483 at the Saul Alexander Playground.  A table is set up to pick up late packets and accept payments (regular packet pick up is the night before race at Doty Field covered picnic tables).

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the 5K

Yes, the Gammons family pays for the Summerville city police to block streets during the race.  Some are blocked with wooden barricades and others by officers standing at the intersection stopping traffic to allow runners to pass.

Yes.  The Gammons family provides fruit, water, granola bars before and after the race.  We have volunteers positioned throughout the course with water for the runners as well.

You better believe it. Your heart doesn’t take a day off and neither do we.

Yes, all paid participants receive a t-shirt in their packet.  Be sure to complete the registration for and mark the size you need.

Yes.  You can mail a completed registration form along with a check to the address on the contact web page.

We love helpers.  If you know of some teenagers would stand on a street corner to help direct runners, hand out water to runners, etc.. we would love to have you contact Debra.  Contact web page is good for that too.  We also always need vendors and sponsors who can donate their services, gifts, etc.. as prizes for our runners.  We try to award ribbons but also like giving away door prizes so everyone might leave with something.

We suggest you prepare for our 5K all year long.  We love to hear folks are getting out walking a mile or two, jogging, riding bikes as a regular part of their lifestyle.  If you are active all year long, then when this 5K comes along, you will already be prepared.  If you are used to walking or jogging 2-3 miles, you will do fine.

We love our sponsors.  We can always use small businesses (and individuals) to provide services, donate to help pay for the printing of banners, signs, the website…all sorts of jobs are involved putting on an event like this and we can always use more help!!  Come join our team!!