Monday, January 14, 2013
The race is formatted after a famous run in San Francisco.
All the way from the West Coast, the centipedes are invading Spring Valley. The centipede racers that is. On March 9, Spring Valley's Education Foundation will host the first "Centipede Race" modeled after the Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco. Video is attached. Participants in teams of six must complete the race, start to finish, attached in some way, said Jonnie Corning with the Spring Valley Education Foundation. The Education Foundation is hoping to attract teams from Fort Jackson, Blue Cross Blue Shield and other large organizations, Corning said. However, one Bay to Breakers tradition will not make the journey across the country: participants are required to wear clothes for the Spring Valley Viking 5K Run for Education. The …
Friday, December 7, 2012
See millions of lights and more than 1,200 luminaries.
Lake Carolina is gearing up for the most festive 5K you'll see all year. The Harborside Lights tour and 5K kicks off tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. For non-runners, the community will be illuminated with more than one million lights, 1,200 luminaries and dozens of decorated trees, according to the Lake Carolina website. Admission is free for everyone. For more information, check out the Lake Carolina website. Registration for the 5K is closed.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The Richland County Sheriff's Office annual 5K at The Villages of Sandhill drew crowds of novice and seasoned runners.
The Guardians of the Night K9-5K honored the fallen police dog Fargo who died last year. Upload your photos of the race to this gallery, or check out the outtakes here.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Support the fallen police K-9 Fargo by running this 5K at night.
The Guardian of the Night 5K is set to honor the K-9, Fargo, who was killed in the line of duty in 2011. Registration is $30 for the run. Sign up at the Richland County Sheriff's Office website.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
5K Run/Walk hopes to bring awareness for fallen soldiers
Fort Jackson will be one of many organizations throughout the country to host a Run/Walk for the Fallen on Saturday. The inaugural event will take place at 8 a.m. on August 20 at Hilton Field's softball complex. Registration will take place from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. The goal of the walk is to honor and raise awareness for soldiers who have died in battle, Maj. Gen. James M. Milano said in a release. The army developed the event this year and plans to hold it annually. The Directorate of Army Community Service will provide bibs for participants that have the names of fallen soldiers from South Carolina on them. Since Sept. 11, 2001, 245 soldiers from the Palmetto state have died while on active duty. The event is open to the public as well …
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Hundreds ran at the Village at Sandhill Saturday
Hundreds of runners hit the pavement at the Village at Sandhill on Saturday. Most had two legs, some had four. During the Guardians of the Night K9 5K, boths dogs and humans braved the heat for the 3.1 mile run. The winner completed the course in less than 17 minutes, but runners of all ability levels helped raise thousands of dollars for the Richland County Sheriff's Department's K-9 Unit. If you have photos from the Guardians of the Night 5K, add them to our gallery.