Race The Helix - Greenwood

Sat September 21, 2024 Greenwood, SC 29646 US Directions
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Events

Race the Helix 5K

$25 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration Opens April 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Walk the Helix - 1 mile

$0 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration Opens April 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Virtual 5K

$25 Registration Opens April 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Description

Join us for the 13th 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.
 
Event details:
  • Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 9:00 am - Greenwood Genetic Center
  • 5K run or walk with Chip Timing (course can accommodate strollers and wheelchairs)
  • 1-mile course for walkers, runners, strollers, and wheelchairs
  • Pre-packaged snacks and water will be provided
  • Online t-shirt sales have closed. There will be a very limited number of t-shirts available for sale on race day. First come, first served.
  • Check-in and onsite registration - 8:00 am - 8:45 am on race morning
  • Awards Divisions
    • Top overall male and female finishers
    • Top male and female in each age group category
      12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • Packet/t-shirt pick up
    • Preordered Race the Helix t-shirts and 5K race bibs can be picked up at the race on Saturday morning beginning at 8:00 am.
    • Early pickup for preordered t-shirts and 5K race bibs is also available at the Greenwood Genetic Center (106 Gregor Mendel Circle) on Friday, October 6 between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
In Our DNA SC will be on site to enroll any interested participants in this community health research project. You can learn more here. If you wish to participate and do not already have an MUSC MyChart account, please sign up in advance using the instructions here.
 
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

 

Place

Greenwood Genetic Center
106 Gregor Mendel Circle
Greenwood, SC US 29646

Race Contact Info

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Presenting Partner

Education Partner

Walk the Helix Partner

Bronze Partner

Shenal Family Partner

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.ggc.org/foundation-upcoming-events/race-the-helix-greenwood.

Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation Donation

If you wish to make a donation to the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation, please click on the attached link!

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