Cleveland Park (Shelter #5), Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Start Date

08/06/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running race, 10K (6.2 Miles), 5K (3.1 Miles), 200 Yards

Events:

Online Registration has closed for the in-person 10k, 5k and kids fun run dash. You can still register at early packet pickup on Friday, August 7th from 2:00-6:00 at Julie Valentine Center (2905 White Horse Road) & at the race at shelter 6 (near the Julie Valentine Memorial & sand volleyball courts) starting at 6:00 a.m. 

  • Run2Overcome 10k - In Person - August 6th
  • Run2Overcome 5k - In Person - August 6th
  • Run2Overcome 5k and 10K Virtual - August 6th
  • Run2Overcome Kids Fun Run Dash- In Person - August 6th

 

Julie Valentine Center Run2Overcome History:

One Sunday morning, June 8, 2008, a 19 year old woman was jogging in and around her neighborhood, just like most mornings. An unknown man sprang from the bushes, knocking this   young jogger down an embankment. She fought back, but she was no match for her assailant.  He sexually assaulted and severely beat her. This young woman required much more than The State Office of Victim's Assistance (SOVA) could provide; her community sprang to action, organizing a charity 5k to help with her mounting expenses.

It is now 2021 and her external wounds have healed. She no longer needs the financial help that her community stepped up to offer, but unfortunately there are others that do. The former 5k has evolved into a 5k and 10k and now benefits the Julie Valentine Center, so that they are able to assist others who have experienced sexual assault. Imagine yourself in the shoes of an innocent child who is being abused. Imagine the confusion and anger you feel. Imagine wondering if your home is safe. Imagine thinking there's nowhere left to turn, and then you discover a place that can help. 

Now imagine you are not alone. As an abused child, spouse or sexual assault victim, you meet others just like you who overcame the unspeakable things that happened. That's exactly why the Julie Valentine Center is here, to help people in your shoes. The inspiration for the team at Julie Valentine Center comes from an infant who was found deceased in a wooded area in Greenville on a cold February day in 1990. The police, so touched by the tragedy, named her Julie Valentine. Adopted by the community, her legacy has become a symbol of hope for those who have survived rape or child abuse.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Run2Overcome 10k

    Activity Starts: 8/6/2022 07:30 - Activity Ends: 8/6/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 2/23/2022 10:55
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Event T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/23/2022 10:55
      Registration closes : 3/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 4/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 7/2/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 8/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/5/2022 13:00
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32


  2. Run2Overcome 5k

    Activity Starts: 8/6/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 8/6/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 2/23/2022 10:55
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Event T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/23/2022 10:55
      Registration closes : 3/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 4/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74
    • Registration opens : 7/2/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 8/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/5/2022 13:00
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32


  3. Kids Fun Run Dash

    Activity Starts: 8/6/2022 09:00 - Activity Ends: 8/6/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 6/14/2022 14:51
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Youth T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/14/2022 14:51
      Registration closes : 8/5/2022 13:00
      Race fee : $5.00
      Processing fee : $1.29


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