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ActsMetro Empower Run

The Empower Run is an annual US Track & Field certified 5K & 10K run/walk held in Irmo, SC. The 2016 Empower Run will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016.
Proceeds benefit ActsMetro

Runners can choose from three race options

  • 5K Individual or Team
  • 10K Individual or Team
  • 1K Individual or Family

Family Fun Zone

Make sure to check out the the Family Fun Zone featuring a bouncy house, clown, face painting, cotton candy, pop-corn, and snow cones all for 1.00 per ticket! Each participant in the 1K will receive 5 tickets to use in the Family Fun Zone.
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Race Details

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Location: Midlands Tech Harbison - 3700 College St.
Time: 7:00 am - Race day registration opens
8:00 am - 10K begins
8:15 am - 5K begins
8:30 am - 1K begins
Packet: Pickup will be Friday, April 15 from 11:00 am – 6:45 pm at Fleet Feet (945 Lake Murray Blvd) or
Saturday, April 16 at 7:00 am
Cost: 10K
Team Registration (3+)
$30 through March 28
$35 after March 28
Individual Registration
$35 through March 28
$40 after March 28

Team Registration (3+)
$25 through March 28
$30 after March 28
Individual Registration
$30 through March 28
$35 after March 28

1K Family Walk/Run
$5 per person
$15 per family
* 1K registration does not include a T-shirt
Shirt sizes include Adult XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL and Youth S, M, L

T-Shirt Deadlines - please note!
T-Shirts are guaranteed for 5K and 10K runners that register through March 28.
For 1K runners or 5K and 10K runners who register after March 28, additional shirts will be available on a first-come first-served basis on race day, however, sizes will not be guaranteed.
T-shirt sizes in youth will ONLY be available to those that register by March 28th.
Timing: The race will be officially timed by FasTrak Timing
Awards: There will be finisher medals for all participants
Cash prize for the top Overall Male and Female
Male and Female Overall for 5K & 10K - 2 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze, Male and Female Masters for 5K & 10K - 2 gold
Age group awards 5K & 10K are 3 deep (Male and Female) in the following categories:
Ages 2-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Prizes: $650 in cash prizes will be awarded as follows:
Male Overall - $100
Female Overall - $100
Master Male - $50
Master Female - $50

Male Overall - $100
Female Overall - $100
Master Male - $50
Master Female - $50

Children 13 and under
Male Overall $ 25.00
Female Overall $ 25.00

Got questions? Email us at Empowerrun@actsmetro.org