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McLeod Sports Medicine Challenge Run/Walk

on Wednesday, 16 March 2016. Posted in News, Local News

The annual McLeod Sports Medicine Challenge Run/Walk will be held Saturday, March 19. The race day begins at 9 a.m. with the 5K and 10K Run/Walk and the one-mile Fun Run begins at 9:05 a.m. The races take place at Briggs Elementary School, located at 1012 Congaree Drive, Florence. Race day registration will be available from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. Included in the McLeod Sports Medicine Challenge are the following divisions: 5K Walk, 5K Run, 10K Run, and 1 Mile Fun Run.

Overall prizes valued at $75, $50, and $25 will be awarded to the top three overall male and female winners. A $100 cash bonus will be awarded to the male or female who sets a new course record. Medals will be awarded for each age division. The cost is $20 for McLeod employees, military personnel, track, cross country and Florence Track Club Members. Registration cost on the day of the event is $30. The cost of the 5K and 10K includes a Run/Walk T-shirt. The Fun Run cost is $5 for an individual and $10 for a family.

The race proceeds benefit the Geoffrey Kier Memorial Athletic Excellence Award Scholarship Fund. The Geoffrey Kier Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to up to four college-bound high school senior athletes who exhibit excellence in academics, athletics, and also possess strong leadership skills. Male and female athletes are selected from participating area public and private high schools. For more information, call McLeod Sports Medicine at (843) 777-8167, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. On line registration for all three races is available at www.itsyourrace.com

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