*UPDATED* Local Races
We’ve received emails from various organizations asking us to promote their races. Looks like there are going to be lots of local options for the near future.

Rally for the Cure - Saturday October 4th - Edgewater Golf Club

Please note it’s only $25/person and that includes a free Rally T-shirt with (by) September 12th paid registration. There are also opportunities to rent a Rally Booth at this event. It starts at only $25 and there are different levels of sponsorship available.

Students are $5 and kids are free - that’s a great deal!

There’s also a complimentary breakfast!!!

A few of us went to this last year and for it to be a test run, we were quite impressed. Let’s get out and support this event!

For additional info contact bobbiann.helgeson@gmail.com.

Anne Springs Close Greenway annual 5K &10K trail race.

The Race will be held on October 4,2014 at 8:30 @ the Nature Center entrance, which is located at 1604 21 By Pass Fort Mill, SC 29715. Registration is on SportOften.com or in person at the Recreation Center located at 971 Tom Hall St. Fort Mill, SC 29715. It is $30 before October 3rd. After October 3rd it will be $35. They will have packet pick up on Friday October 3rd at the recreation center. there will be shirts for the first 150 who register. If you need any more additional information please email lincrew1@hotmail.com or call Tammy Woods @ 803-547-1020.

Indian Land Rotary Fall Festival 5k/1miler

The 3rd annual Indian Land Rotary Fall Festival 5k run/1mile walk will be held at the City of Light on Friday September 26th and begin at 6:30 pm - 3000 Worldreach Drive, Indian Land, SC 29707. $25 for the 5k and $15 for the 1 miler. For additional information, call Adam Cooper at 704-807-3562 or go to www.indianlandfallfestival.com

There’s also the Run for the Bruins & The Habitat for Humanity 5k. We’ll post information on these races as they become available.

There lots of local event options, providing lots of motivation to train, as the summer heat slowly fades away.

Local Races

We’ve received emails from various organizations asking us to promote their races. Looks like there are going to be lots of local options for the near future.

Anne Springs Close Greenway annual 5K &10K trail race.

The Race will be held on October 4,2014 at 8:30 @ the Nature Center entrance, which is located at 1604 21 By Pass Fort Mill, SC 29715. Registration is on SportOften.com or in person at the Recreation Center located at 971 Tom Hall St. Fort Mill, SC 29715. It is $30 before October 3rd. After October 3rd it will be $35. They will have packet pick up on Friday October 3rd at the recreation center. there will be shirts for the first 150 who register. If you need any more additional information please email lincrew1@hotmail.com or call Tammy Woods @ 803-547-1020.

Indian Land Rotary Fall Festival 5k/1miler

The 3rd annual Indian Land Rotary Fall Festival 5k run/1mile walk will be held at the City of Light on Friday September 26th and begin at 6:30 pm - 3000 Worldreach Drive, Indian Land, SC 29707. $25 for the 5k and $15 for the 1 miler. For additional information, call Adam Cooper at 704-807-3562 or go to www.indianlandfallfestival.com

There’s also the Run for the Bruins, The Habitat for Humanity 5k, and the Edgewater 5k. We’ll post information on these races as they become available.

There lots of local event options, providing lots of motivation to train, as the summer heat slowly fades away.

Race Results
Runner’s Instructions

Runner’s Instructions:

First of all, on behalf of The Lancaster Rotary Club and Lancaster Runs! Running Club, we would like to thank you for participating in our 5k race on Saturday.

Here are the basic instructions for obtaining your race materials:

Friday Packet Pickup:

4PM to 6:45PM at the Gregory Health and Wellness Center lobby - 512 Hubbard Dr., Lancaster, SC

Saturday Packet Pickup:

Find us at the registration tent/race site in the Carole Ray Dowling parking lot on 509 Hubbard Dr., Lancaster, SC. We will do this from 6:30AM, closing promptly at 7:30AM. Look for the Registration/Information sign and our volunteers wearing bright yellow shirts.

Please note that race day registration will be $30.

RAIN OR SHINE!

We’ve had numerous questions about the possible rain on Saturday morning. Rain or shine, the race will take place unless conditions become completely unsafe for the runners.

Event Times:

Kids Dash Start: 7:45AM

5k Start: 8AM

1 Mile Family Fun Run Start: 8:15AM

Also note that the Gregory Health and Wellness Center shower facilities will be available to any runner showing their race bib to the entry clerk. Special thanks to the staff for making this available to us.

PARKING:

Parking will be available at the University, Gregory Health and Wellness and the larger of the two parking lots at the Carole Ray Dowling Building. All will be marked with a lawn sign that says “PARKING”.

Good Luck!!!!

The Lancaster Runs! 5k Race for Literacy this Saturday

Online registration is closed, but you still have two opportunities to register for the race.

At the USCL PE Center (Gregory Health and Wellness) lobby from 4 to 7PM on Friday.
At the race site on Hubbard Drive from 6:30 to 7:30AM.

Please be aware of the following:

The price goes up to $30 on race day.
We will close race day registration at 7:30 sharp.

Registration has been strong and we are thankful to all of you who are going to participate.

If you’re on the fence, there’s still plenty of time to get in this race!

Last Day for Online Registration

You can still save $5 over race day price by registering for the Lancaster Runs! 5k now.

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Please be advised that you can register in person on Friday at packet pick-up. This will be in the USCL PE Center lobby from 4 to 7PM on Friday.

There will also be race day registration from 6:30 to 7:30AM. It wll close promptly at 7:30AM, allowing RMS time to get race day runners loaded into the system. No new registrations will be accepted after 7:30AM on race day!!!

Couch to 5k

We’re coming down the home stretch!

All workouts are the same this week:

Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then:

Jog 2.75 miles

You can still save $5 over race day price by registering for the Lancaster Runs! 5k now.

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Please help us get the word out for the event. There’s still plenty of time to register online and in-person.

Congrats to LR! members and our friends (training partners) that participated in the Cooper River Bridge Run this past Saturday. Several members set their 10k PRs at this event. 

For a listing of all times, use this link:

http://results.xacte.com/?kw=crb

We had 87 runners from Lancaster, SC - outstanding!

Congrats to LR! members and our friends (training partners) that participated in the Cooper River Bridge Run this past Saturday. Several members set their 10k PRs at this event.

For a listing of all times, use this link:

http://results.xacte.com/?kw=crb

We had 87 runners from Lancaster, SC - outstanding!

Couch to 5k Thursday Night

All three sessions will be the same this week:

.25 mile warm-up walk

Jog 2.5 miles with the goal of walking as little as possible (or not at all)

.25 mile cool down


Dont forget to register for the race! The early bird discount has passed but you can still save $5 off of the race day price.

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Couch to 5k Tuesday Night

All three sessions will be the same this week:

.25 mile warm-up walk

Jog 2.5 miles with the goal of walking as little as possible (or not at all)

.25 mile cool down

Tomorrow is the last day for early bird registration!!!!

Here’s the event link:

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Get in for the $20 while you still can!

Couch to 5k Saturday @ 9AM

Please note: If it’s raining, we will reschedule this run to 2PM Sunday.


Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 2-1/4 miles with no walking.


Time is almost out on the early bird pricing for the April 19th race!

Here’s the event link:

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Get in for the $20 while you still can!

Couch to 5k Thursday

Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then:

Jog 1 mile
Walk 1/4 mile
Jog 1 mile

Time is running out on the early bird pricing for the April 19th race!

Here’s the event link:

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Get in for the $20 while you still can!

Couch to 5k Tuesday

For Tuesday, we will do the following:

Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then:

Jog 1/2 mile
Walk 1/4 mile
Jog 3/4 mile
Walk 1/4 mile
Jog 1/2 mile

Time is running out on the early bird pricing for the April 19th race!

Here’s the event link:

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Get in for the $20 while you still can!

C25K Saturday @ 9AM

The routine for Saturday is very simple.

Brisk five-minute warmup walk

Jog two miles with no walking

For this routine the goal is to not walk. You can jog as slow as you need to, but do your best not to walk!

Time is running out on the early bird discount! You can find the registration link here:

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

Couch to 5k Tonight @ 6:30

The routine changes slightly for tonight:

Five-minute warmup walk

Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then:

Jog 3/4 mile
Walk 1/2 mile
Jog 3/4 mile

Do not forget to take advantage of the early bird discount for the 5k! The event can be found here:

http://www.active.com/lancaster-sc/running/races/the-lancaster-runs-5k-presented-by-lancaster-rotary-club-2014

See you tonight!