Grab your sweetheart, friends and family and join us for the Love on the Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Feb. 13th, 2016 at The Village at Woodside (230 Village Green Dr., Aiken, SC 29803). The 1-Mile Fun Run will begin at 8:30am. The 5K will begin at 9am. This run will benefit The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is the nations oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Remember loved ones who lost to this disease and honor those who have fought or who are fighting this battle. Hearts will be provided to show your love.
All runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in our costume contest. Come dressed as your favorite sweetheart couple (popeye and olive oil), Cupid or life-size heart...be creative! Prizes will be given to the top two costumes. Our volunteers on the course will be the judges. This event will be held rain or shine.
Event details and schedule
Love on the Run Entry Fee
The Love on the Run 5K entry fee is $25.00 through February 10th and $30.00 after February 10th. The 1-Mile Fun Run entry fee is $15.00 through February 10th and $20.00 after February 10th.
Love on the Run T-shirt
Event t-shirts will be available to participants who register on or before January 30th. T-shirts are not guaranteed to participants who register after January 30th. Extras will be ordered but will given out on a first come, first serve basis. Sizes include: YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.
The 1-Mile Fun Run will not be a timed event, however, a clock will be displayed. The 5K will be electronically timed by 2 Girls and a Clock. Awards will given to the overall top male and female 5K finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in each age division. Age divisions are: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60 and over.
The run will start near The Village Health and Wellness Center and continue throughout the property of The Village at Woodside. The course includes some small inclines, crush and run gravel, compacted sand and asphalt. See photos below.
Packet Pick-up/Late Registration
Runners can pick up their race packet on Friday, Feb. 12th at Dunkin Donuts on Whiskey Rd. from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Packets will also be available for pick-up on race day from 7:30am - 8:15am. Runners can register at packet pick-up on Friday, Feb. 12th from 5:30pm -7:00pm at Dunkin Donuts or on race day from 7:30am - 8:15am. After 8:15am, no new registrations can be accepted.
Why do you LOVE to run?
Everyone has a reason for running. Whether you are running in honor of someone, working toward fitness goals, fundraising for a charity, or just running for fun...we want to hear from you. Why do you love to run? Post your story on our "Love on the Run 5K Facebook page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All those that submit a story will be entered to win a Valentine's Day prize packet at the race.
2 Girls and a Clock