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    "...build up, don't tear down."
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Run Hard Running Team - Blue Division

Cost is $90 per participant.

The Run Hard club is an eight week running club for Elementary and Middle Schoolers that equips students to run a 5K. During the season, students train twice a week for about 1 1/2 hours with a focus on endurance training and the Run Hard Core Values. Practice days for individual schools are listed below.
Please contact individual schools for specific start and finish times and other school-specific details.

On 5K race day, schools will start in waves that are designated by color. The color for this division is Blue.


School Days Type Status
FBC Afterschool M/F Coed Closed
Gilbert Elementary T/Th Boys Closed
Lake Murray Elementary - Lexington T/Th Coed Closed
Lexington Elementary M/W Coed Closed
Meadow Glen Elementary T/Th Boys Closed
Meadow Glen Middle M/W Boys Closed
Midway Elementary T/Th Coed Closed
New Providence Elementary T/Th Boys Closed
Pleasant Hill Elementary T/Th Boys Open
Pleasant Hill Middle T/Th Boys Closed
Rocky Creek Elementary T/Th Boys Closed

Status Legend
Open = Spaces are available
Full = The maximum number of participants has been reached
Closed = School approval is pending for the current season or registration deadline has ended

Important Details

Date Information
January 4 Registration Opens
February 15 School Commitment Deadline
March 5 Registration Closes
March 6 Week One
May 6 5K Race begins @ 8 am
May 13 Championship Race
Championship Race

The Run Hard championship race will be held in partnership with the Pace for a Purpose 5K on May 13, 2017 at 8:00 am.

The race location is Lexington High School Stadium (2463 Augusta Highway, Lexington, SC 29072).

Bibs and Check-in
Bib pickup and check-in is at the Lexington High School football stadium and begins at 7:00 and ends at 7:30 am. You must arrive no later than 7:30 am.

This race is free for Run Hard club members that qualified for the championship race and one running buddy that may run with a student for safety reasons. Running buddies will not be timed.
If running buddies wish to be timed, they will need to register for the Pace for a Purpose 5K, by visiting www.runhard.org/pace.
Running buddies must be 16 years or older and will need to sign and return the Running Buddy form to the school coaches.

We will take pictures of all the participants in each grade level and award the top finisher per grade.

5K Details

The Run Hard race for the Blue and Garnet divisions is a 5k (3.1 mile) on May 6, 2017. Check in begins at 7:00 am and the race begins at 8:00 am.
The race location is First Baptist of Lexington (415 Barr Rd) in Lexington, SC.
For Run Hard participants, the race will be officially timed, so you can be sure your time will be accurate.
This race is free to all Run Hard club members and one running buddy. Running buddies will not be timed.
Running buddies must be 16 years or older and will need to sign and return the Running Buddy form to the school coaches.


Participants earn rewards along the way. For example, when runners accomplish 1.5 miles they have earned their Run Hard t-shirt. Our goal is to reward participants for working hard to achieve a goal. Upon completion of the program, each participant will have earned a water bottle, dri-fit moisture wicking shirt and finisher medal.