Greenville, SC

Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
The miracle isn't that I finished, it's that I had the courage to start. - John Bingham
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Race 13.1 Greenville, SC

Race 13.1 adds its second South Carolina race with the inaugural BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Race 13.1 Greenville, SC half marathon, 10k and 5k on September 9, 2017! The course will feature the beautiful Swamp Rabbit Trail, run through Falls Park on the Reedy, and follow Reedy River north toward Furman University.

Greenville has gained recognition in recent years, including, CNN Money, which ranked Greenville as one of the "Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S." Bloomberg named Greenville the 3rd Strongest Job Market, 2010; and Forbes named Greenville the 13th Best City for Young Professionals. While you're in town check out one of the many museums or catch a game at Fluor Field!

 

Swamp Rabbit Trail
 

Date: Saturday - Sep 09, 2017
Time: 7:00 am
Address: 301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601
Distances: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

Race Details

Where is the race?
The race is in Greenville, SC and will start and finish at County Square (301 University Ridge, Greenville, SC).

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

What day is the race, and when does it start?
The race is on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:00 am. The 5k
and 10k will start at 7:15 am.

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

Will participants receive any merchandise?
Each racer will receive a race tech t-shirt. We will offer both men’s and women’s size shirts. All participants will also receive access to numerous Event Deals. A link to view and claim the Event Deals will be emailed out prior to the race and can be found on the race page. 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!

Weather/Cancellation Policy
We will do all we can to make sure each of our races is produced as planned, but runner safety is always our top priority. If we have to cancel a race because of weather or circumstances outside our control, refunds will not be issued. 

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?
USATF certification numbers are:

5k: SC17039DW
10k: SC17040DW
Half Marathon: SC17041DW

Is there a time limit?
Yes, all three race distances must be complete by 10:30am.

Will there be awards?
Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. Overall awards will be presented at 10:00am, age group awards may be claimed at the Race 13.1 Customer Service tent following the awards presentation. Winners must be present to receive their prize; awards will not be mailed out.

Age groups are as follows: 19 &under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.

Overall Awards - Giftcards provided by Fleet Feet Sports

  5k 10k 13.1
1st $25 + Medal $25 + Medal $100 + Medal
2nd     $50 + Medal
3rd     $25 + Medal
 

 

Elite Athletes
An elite athlete may receive one comp entry if he or she meets the standards listed below:

  • Time standards: 1:14:00 for males and 1:28:00 for females.
  • Time standards must be met in the the 12 months preceding the race date.
  • Runners must have proof of their time. Email info@race131.com for details.
  • Race 13.1 reserves the right to adjust time standards at any time.
  • All elite athlete requests must be submitted at least 10 day prior to race day to info@race131.com.

When is packet pick-up?

Packet pick-up for Race 13.1 Greenville will be:

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!

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.

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 at Race131.com/results! 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. You may change your race distance, and you may transfer to another race up until 72 hours prior to Race Day.
 Please note: If you do not change your race distance either online or in person with a Race 13.1 staff member prior to the race start, you will be disqualified from the event.

What food and drinks will be on the course?
The course will have feature plenty of aid stations, and water and sports drink will be served at the aid stations.

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 by 10:30am (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.



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