Greenwood Genetic Center, Greenwood, Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States

Start Date

10/08/2022

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Activities: Running race, Walking only, Virtual race, 5K, 1 Mile

Join us for the 12th annual Race the Helix-Greenwood race, inspired by one family's desire to raise awareness for genetic disorders and funding for genetic research! All proceeds benefit the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation.

We are excited to be back live this year! We will offer both in-person and virtual events.  

Live event details:

  • Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 9:00 am - Greenwood Genetic Center
  • 5K run with manual timing (course can accommodate strollers and wheelchairs)
  • 1 mile course for walkers, runners, strollers and wheelchairs
  • Pre-packaged snacks and water will be provided
  • Participants can opt for a race t-shirt. Note: For participants that elect to receive a t-shirt, they are guaranteed if registered by September 15 and will be given to late and on-site registrants while supplies last
  • Check-in from 8:00 am - 8:45 am on race morning
  • Awards will be given to the overall male and female finishers and to the top male and female in each age group category
  • Age group categories: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and up

Virtual event details:

  • Run or walk from anywhere!
  • Complete your 5K anytime between October 1st and October 8th
  • More details will be provided later regarding submitting your times
  • Note: If you elect to receive a t-shirt and register by September 15, you will need to pick up your t-shirt at a GGC office.  Pick-up details will be provided closer to the event.
  • For those who register after September 15 and opt for a t-shirt, they are not guaranteed, but will be available for pick-up while supplies last.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation. For more information about the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation or to make a donation, please visit: https://www.ggc.org/foundation/donate

Entry fees:

  • $25 for In-Person and Virtual 5K Run
    • *Please be sure to select "No T-Shirt, thank you" if you do not elect to receive a race shirt or if you run virtually and are unable to pick up your shirt at a GGC office.
  • FREE for In-Person and Virtual 1 Mile Walk
    • *Please be sure to select "No T-Shirt, thank you" if you do not elect to receive a race shirt or if you are unable to pick up your shirt at a GGC office.

 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Activity Starts: - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens :
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/10/2022 12:00
      Registration closes : 10/1/2022 11:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45


  2. Activity Starts: - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens :
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/10/2022 12:00
      Registration closes : 10/1/2022 11:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. Activity Starts: - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens :
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/10/2022 12:00
      Registration closes : 10/8/2022 11:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45


  4. Activity Starts: - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens :
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/10/2022 12:00
      Registration closes : 10/8/2022 11:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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