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Santa Run 5K/1 Mile Race and Kids Fun Run

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Guess who's coming to town? It's our inaugural RCRC Santa Run 5K/ 1 Mile Walk Race and Kids Fun Run at Garners Ferry Sports Complex. The event will take place on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm. Participants have the option to bring their furry friends during the walk and, dress as their favorite holiday character while still practicing DHEC & CDC safety measures and social distancing. Prizes and awards will be given to the top runners and participants within their selected categories. Our 5K/1 Mile Race is open for ages 7+ and the Kids Fun Run is for ages 5-13 years old; Dog owners are welcomed to participate in our Power Walking Pups category with proof of registrations and a signed waiver located at our Administration Office building.

Cost of the 5K/1 Mile Race will be $25/person and the Kids Fun Run Race and Power Walking Pups will be $15/person.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit scholarships for our community through the Richland County Recreation Foundation.

Scheduled Time for Run/Walk Events

7:45 am-8:20 am               Registrations, Temperature Checks (upon arrival), Snacks & Check-in
8:20am                              Kids Fun Run Registrations End  
                                         Kids Fun Run participants should prepare for the start of the race and                                             report to the finish line.
8:25am                              Final Call for the beginning of the Kids Fun Run
8:30am                              Kids Fun Run Begins with the sound of the siren
8:45am                              Registration ends for the 5K Run
8:55am                              Final Call for the beginning of the 5K Run
9:00am                              5K Run begins at the sound of the siren
9:15am                              Walkers and Power Walking Pups will begin

All participants will sign a waiver adhering to RCRC's COVID-19 safety guidelines and pre-cautions of social distancing and wearing masks. 5K runners will be going out in different heats,15-60 seconds apart to reduce clustering and individuals grouping together during the run.

For more information, call Jaimi Russell 803-741-7272 or register online at

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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