2018 Governor's Cup Road Race
Half-Marathon & 5K race/walk starting line
1312 Main Street Columbia, SC 29201
Launched in 1973, the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Road Race is one of the oldest, continuously conducted road race events in the Southeast. Join us on May 18-19, 2018 for our 46th annual event.
South Carolina’s Running Festival kicks off with our Expo on Friday, May 18, at 11:00 am. The excitement moves on to the Main Street Mile and Kids Main Street Mile on Friday evening. Runners of all abilities to include elite athletes will be running a mile on Main Street. This event is the 2018 RRCA Southern Region 1 Mile Championship Event.
On Saturday, May 19, the Half Marathon takes off at 7:00 am, and the 5k Run/Walk takes off at 7:30 am. The 5k is the 2018 RRCA SC State 5k Championship Event. Both races will experience a great course that includes historic areas and will encounter entertainment from 25-30 Spirit Corps locations on the course. Participants will finish near the intersection of Park and Senate Streets and will be arriving starting at 7:45 am and continuing through 10:00 am. Our finish area will include music, food, vendors, and activities leading up to our awards ceremonies and a post-race celebration at Tin Roof.