Race Calendar

Here's a brief rundown on Augusta area races. Please email us to submit your race.

Upcoming events

    • Monday, November 17, 2014
    • 6:00 PM
    • Sunday, February 22, 2015
    • Training will start November 17. This is the ideal way to go from 10k to a half, or to raise the bar for your half time (lower your PR). This program is targeted to have you at your peak performance for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon on 2/22/15

    Train with the most enthusiastic
    group in the CSRA


    This is the ideal way to go from 10k to a half, or to raise the bar for your half time (lower your PR). This program is  targeted to have you at your peak performance for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon on 2/22/15

    It's never too late... come join us though December. 

    You can join us after we have started through December.

    We will work on critical race attributes like speed and endurance. In addition, we have found that we can build race confidence by conducting some of the training on the actual race course itself.


    The cost of the program is $95 for Striders members and $125 for non-members; it includes the race entry in the GRU Augusta Half Marathon, three coach-supported group runs per week, and a training T-shirt.
     

    Members, you will need to be signed onto the site to access the "members" pricing. If you forgot your password, or have not set up your account, click on "Forgot password" link in the Login box.

    • Saturday, February 07, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • Lakeside High School, 533 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans. Part of the proceeds go to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

    7th Annual Panther 5K Run & walk to fund the Lisa Meitin Memorial Scholarship Fund.

    Runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate.

    Part of the proceeds go to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

    Proceeds go towards a scholarship fund in memory of Lisa Meitin, the wife of Lakeside head cross country coach Jerry Meitin, who lost a five year battle to ovarian cancer on January 24, 2012. 

    The memorial scholarship is awarded annually to 4 local high school cross country runners.

    Strollers and dogs are welcome although they may be asked to start at the back of the pack

    Event schedule and times

    All pre-registered entrants will receive a cotton race shirt and swag bag!!

    http://www.panther5k.com


    Award categories :


    5K

    Top male and female

    Top Masters (40+) male and female

    Age groups (plaques to winner, medals to 2nd and 3rd place):

    Under 14

    14-19

    20-29

    30-39

    40-49

    50+

    Kids 1/2 mile fun run

    Ribbons to all participants and special prize to the winner

    Drawings for other gifts will be conducted at the awards ceremony.

    • Saturday, February 28, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • River Levee Trail 2 Milledge Rd Augusta. Crosses 3 bridges along the scenic Savannah River and the Augusta Canal. The out and back course is paved and has no vehicular traffic.


    The 3 Bridges 5K run will take place on the new River Levee Trail crossing 3 bridges along the scenic Savannah River and the Augusta Canal. The out and back course is paved and has no vehicular traffic.

    Register Here


    Event details and schedule
    All pre-registered participants will recieve a t-shirt.

    Awards will be given in the following groups:

    Overall Male and Femaie
    14 and under Female and Male
    15-19 Female and Male
    20-24 Female and Male
    25-29 Female and Male
    30-34 Female and Male
    35-39 Female and Male
    40-44 Female and Male
    45-49 Female and Male
    50-54 Female and Male
    55-59 Female and Male
    60-69 Female and Male
    70-79 Female and Male
    80+ Female and Male
    Strollers and pets on leash are welcome.

    • Saturday, April 25, 2015
    • 7:30 AM
    • Newberry St. Festival Area • Newberry St. Aiken, SC 29801

    The Aiken Electric Cooperative Touchstone Energy RUN UNITED is now in its' fourth year and being held in historic downtown Aiken, SC. The course winds around beautiful live oak trees, horse trails, training tracks, the Aiken Polo field and majestic properties.

    Register Here

    Event details and schedule
    RUN UNITED • Newberry Street • Aiken, SC 29801

    Check-in begins 6:30 a.m., Half Marathon run at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 8 a.m., Kids’ Fun Run at 9 a.m. Awards immediately following race completion.

    Early check-in available April 24, 4 to 6 p.m. at Aiken Electric Cooperative, 2790 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC. Register before April 3 and receive a runners shirt.

    Proceeds from the races benefit the United Way of Aiken County. Participants registering by April 4, 2015 will receive an event tee-shirt. Registrations will be accepted up to race day and pricing will change after March 30 to $65 for the Half Marathon, $30 for the 5K and $15 Kids’ Fun Run.

    Please no animals or strollers on the 5K and Half Marathon race route.

    View the Half Marathon Race route at mapmyrun.com

    http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/593146068

    Cash Awards for Half Marathon -- $500 each for Male and Female First Place!

    Recognition ribbons for 5K, male and female first place in each age group plus first second and third overall.

    • Sunday, April 26, 2015
    • 7:00 AM
    • Evans Town Center Park (7016 Evans Town Center Boulevard, Evans, GA

    13.1    10K    5K

    Will start and finish at the Evans Town Center Park 

    Where can I register?
    Click on the 'register' tab above!

    What time does the race start and where is the start?
    The race is on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:00am. The 5k and 10k will start at 7:15am.

    How many participants are allowed in each event?
    Half Marathon: 1,500
    10k: 750
    5k: 750

    What is the cost to register?

    5k 10k Race 13.1
    through December 1, 2014 $25 $35 $50
    December 2, 2014 - February 2, 2015 $29 $39 $65
    February 3 - March 23 $35 $45 $75
    March 24 - Race Day $39 $49 $85

    Registration

    Will Participants receive any merchandise?

    Yes! Each racer will receive a race tech t-shirt. We will offer both men’s and women’s size shirts.


    If you choose to register at packet pick-up on race day, we cannot guarantee a race t-shirt. They will be available to race day registrants on a first come, first serve basis while quantities last.

    Will there be medals for participants?
    All half marathon finishers will receive this medal!


    Will there be professional photographers and photos for purchase?
    Yes! Professional photographers will be on site for the race and will provide photos for purchase.

    Is this race a USATF Certified Course?
    Yes! Certification numbers will be posted closer to the race.

    Is there a time limit?
    Yes, 3.5 hours for each distance.

    Is there prize money or awards?

    The overall awards will be presented at 10:30 am prior to the giveaway drawing. Overall winners, both male and female, will receive awards. Runners must be present to receive their prize.

    Age group winners, both male and female, will receive awards. Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.

    *award details will be announced at a later date

    When is packet pick-up?
    Packet pick-up times and locations will be announced closer to the race. We will offer packet pick-up on Friday and Saturday before the race as well as the morning of the race. Specific times and locations TBA.

    How do I become a volunteer?
    We need volunteers to make this event happen! All volunteers will be given a t-shirt! Please click the volunteer tab above for more information.

    Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
    If you have a picture of their photo ID, yes you can. A picture on your phone works well!

    Will there be live tracking for my athlete?
    No, we will not offer live tracking.

    Where can I find the results?
    Results will be posted in real time on our website! We will also send you a text message during the race with a link to view the results after you finish.

    Can I get a refund?
    Refunds will not be issued for any reason. Event entries are not transferable from person to person, race to race or year to year.

    What food and drinks will be on the course?
    The course will feature plenty of aid stations with water and gatorade.

    Will there be bathrooms on the course?
    We will have two Rent-A-Johns at each aid station on the course.

    Can I wear headphones?
    It is unsafe to wear headphones while running. Event organizers will not restrict headphone use and leave it up to the athlete on his/her ability to follow direction while wearing headphone devices. If you do choose to wear headphones please keep the volume level down so you are able to hear and follow the direction of course volunteers. We have a unique course where you must listen to volunteers.

    Can someone else run in my place?
    No, you are not allowed to transfer bib numbers.

    Can I register on race day?
    Yes, you will be able to register on race day and at packet pick-up, as well as online up until one hour prior to the race – though you must pick up your bib in time to race!

    Are walkers allowed in the race?
    Yes! However, you must meet the requirements of the completing the race in 3.5 hours or less (any distance).

    Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?
    No. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.


    Registration

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